Stefan Feller

Cite de Soleil, Port au Prince, Haiti, 2013

I am concerned with global situations of conflict which lead to action of the International Community supporting, and promoting, lasting peace and reconciliation. My work relates to assisting the (re)establishment of institutions in the field of security, and the rule of law.
A vast field of my interest relates to the effects of trauma on individuals, and groups.

For an overview about my work, please go to “What I Do“. For a status update on my current writing project, please go to “essays on policing“.

This is my personal blog.

Opinions expressed in this blog are solely attributable to me in my personal capacity. Whilst I respect the limitations put on my expressing personal views through representing my national and various international official capacities, this blog allows me  to contribute to the ever more pressing discussion about what we are all doing for peace and security, for humanity and human rights, and against individual and collective suffering. Facing the seemingly insurmountable challenges of a world that we hold a collective responsibility for, resignation, apathy, or fatigue are no option. Seeing history appearing to make mistakes all over again, we must stand up and live to our duty to transcend selfishness in space, and in time. Understanding our own individual and collective suffering is key for finding happiness. Happiness allows us to be loving, kind, and compassionate. The uncomfortable truth is that by denying responsibility for others, and refusing to see others as our own brothers and sisters we will make it very difficult for our own children.

In protecting my personal integrity online, I encourage you to be respectful and moderate in your contribution to discussions. For my own accountability, you can address questions of concern, if you have and need to communicate, using the eMail address ceterum@icloud.com.


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