Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

Rethinking Peace and Development - Shortly after the fall of the Berlin wall the then United Nations Secretary General, Boutros Boutros Ghali, drew the worlds attention to the need for a new paradigm in international policy making: there is no peace without development and there is no development without peace. It is not likely that peace can be maintained in the longer term without sustainable development. Similarly, it is unlikely that sustainable development can take place in a climate dominated by war, crises and the preparations for war.