A year-long project involving extensive research and discussions in the Middle East and Europe, and an intensive two-day Dialogue which took place last November in Athens/Sounion, Greece.
Details of the project are available in a report written in four languages (English, Hebrew, Farsi and Arabic). The report carries a foreword by Judge Christopher Weeramantry, former Vice-President of the International Court of Justice.
Directed six-year international research project on Democratizing Global Governance (1997-2003). The project attracted over $350 000 in external grants, and resulted in the publication of two books and some 18 papers in internationally refereed journals.
The Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research and The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies University of Otago, concerned at the lack of a nuanced response to recent incidents of political violence in the Middle East and elsewhere co-hosted a "Brainstorming" workshop on Islam and Nonviolence in Tokyo, Japan, on May 25-26, 2015.