Arlene Audergon (Ph.D.)
Arlene Audergon (Ph.D.), co-founder of CFOR, is interested in the role of awareness and consciousness in individual and collective change, such that individuals, organisations and whole communities can access their innate capacity to go beneath polarities, support diversity and find creative solutions to societal problems, and for post-war conflict resolution and violence prevention.
Arlene is author of The War Hotel: Psychological Dynamics in Violent Conflict, Wiley -Blackwell 2005; ‘Daring to Dream’, in Hart B (Ed.) Trauma and Peace-building, University Press of America 2007; ‘Transforming Conflict into Community, chapter in Psychotherapy and Politics, Totton, (Ed.), Open University Press 2005; and has also published several articles in the areas of Collective Trauma, Conflict Resolution, Process Work, Mental Health, and Theatre. Arlene has also developed methods of applying Process Work to theatre. She co-directed and co-devised SPIRIT with Improbable Theatre, (Royal Court theatre and festivals internationally), and has worked with actors, musicians, opera singers, improvisers, puppeteers, directors and writers in LA and London. Arlene teaches Process Work in the UK (RSPOPUK) and internationally, supervises faculty and students, and enjoys a private practice in London.
Programme Coordination Rwanda, Kigali Office
Innocent Musore born in DRC is a Peace and development activist in Rwanda and the Great lakes, He is Co-founder of Global Ecovillage-Rwanda and Great Lakes. Innocent is implementing the programme ‘Beyond Conflict’ in Rwanda and the Great Lakes in partnership with CFOR. His long term vision is to promote peace, reconciliation, violence prevention, and healing the past in affected communities in Rwanda and the Great Lakes, and to contribute to conflict transformation and international relations.
He has experience in facilitating, coordinating workshops and training in the field of reconciliation, conflict transformation and community recovery. He and his wife and 3 children live in Rwanda. He would like to contribute to healing the past, especially the effects of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi and its legacy in the Great Lakes region.
Peace-building Programme Coordinator
Tajana Vlaisavljević obtained the titles MA in Pedagogy and M.Ed. in the Croatian language and literature from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.
She has also completed her M.Phil. in International Peace Studies Programme at Trinity College Dublin, with a dissertation on reconstruction of education in post-conflict countries.
She holds a QTS, and has worked in the education system for years, in various roles, both in Croatia and abroad. She has also volunteered and worked for local NGOs (in a broad range of areas, such as gender equality, LGBTIQ rights and the rights of refugees and migrants) and in international organisations such as Amnesty International and Oxfam.
Tajana joined CFOR Team in 2017 – first as an Intern, then Programme Administrator, and since 2019 she is coordinating CFOR`s programmes and training courses, both in the UK and abroad.
Research and Communications
Taaiba Khawaja completed her BA (hons) in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick and is now doing her postgraduate studies in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Her interests lie in how the use of bottom up development approaches can be used to empower individuals and communities to break cycles of violence.
Taaiba first joined the CFOR team in 2021 as an intern and after completing her undergraduate studies she has returned to facilitate CFOR’s research and communications.
Her focus is on the developing and delivering of CFOR’s social media strategy, communicating with CFOR partners and project leaders. As well as researching our main themes of peace building, conflict resolution and transitional justice.