Shanti Sena Skills

This page is dedicated to podcasts, videos and writings from experienced Peace Team members (shanti sainiks) about the skills and topics they feel are the most important to share. If you would like to use this material, please cite the source and give credit to the peace team and person who describes the skill. Enjoy!

Listening and Exercises for Listening

Mary Hanna from Meta Peace Team shares thoughts on the importance of listening while on a peace team in this first podcast: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it… read more

Partisanship/NonPartisanship

Mary Hanna from Meta Peace Team shares some thoughts about how peace teams play a “nonpartisan” role in conflict.   [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to… read more

Recruitment for Peace Teams

Mary Hanna from Meta Peace Team shares some ideas for recruitment for teams. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save link as” and add it directly to your mp3 player. on recruitment Please use… read more

Peace Teams & Restorative Justice

Mary Hanna, drawing from Eli McCarthy’s short intro to restorative justice, gives some ways that a peace team might use or find RJ handy. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “download” and add it… read more

Restorative Justice for peace teams

Eli McCarthy from DC Peace Team describes the basics of restorative justice for peace team members. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “download” and add it directly to your mp3 player. on Restorative Justice… read more

Third Party Nonviolent Intervention/TPNI

On TPNI (“tipnee”)  or Third Party Nonviolent Intervention, by Mary Hanna from Meta Peace Team [Audio clip: view full post to listen] You can also click the following link to listen on another page. If you right-click this link, you can select “save file as” and add it directly to your mp3 player. Third Party… read more