Building a Home My Children Can Come Back To

James Suah Shilue

Event: Geneva Peace Talks 2013
Location: Palais des Nations
Date: 20/09/2013

As Director of the Platform for Dialogue and Peace in Liberia, James explains his work rebuilding a war-struck country, a feat he considers to be a “moral obligation.” His work is motivated by the aspiration to build a home for his children that “they can all come back to.”

Tags: Conflict,  Dialogue,  Dream,  Future,  Liberia,  Peace,  Peacebuilding,  Positive Change,  Process,  Social Cohesion,  Youth

James Suah Shilue

Director of the Platform for Dialogue and Peace

James Suah Shilue is the Director of Interpeace's partner in Liberia, the Platform for Dialogue and Peace (P4DP). He has returned to his home country after the end of the civil war to play a central role in rebuilding peace. With over 20 years of professional experience, Jimmy, as he is called, is working to fulfill what he feels is a moral obligation to make Liberia a peaceful place for all Liberians.