Magazine Intercultures

A Passion for Peace

Carolyn McAskie, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, has worked her entire life to promote justice, human rights and gender equality.

Who Says You Can't Move Mountains?

Canadian Mark Rowswell, also known as Dashan (Big Mountain), is a cultural icon to a billion Chinese people but he can walk down the streets of Toronto without turning a single head.

The Heart of an African

Scott Griffin, businessman, publisher, author and Chairman of the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry, has a keen ability to recognize opportunities and seize them. In 1996 he did just that and left his comfortable life in Toronto to fly his small plane solo to Kenya and work for the Flying Doctors Service.

The Continent of Oral Tradition: Rural Radio in Africa

Jean-Pierre Lamonde, an expert in communication for development, has helped set up rural radio stations in Africa for the last thirty years.