Kai Frithjof Brand-Jacobsen
Kai Frithjof Brand-Jacobsen "is founder and Director of the Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania (PATRIR), Co-Director of TRANSCEND, and on the Executive Board of TRANSCEND Peace University where he is Course Director for Peacebuilding and Empowerment and War to Peace Transitions. Since 1996 he has provided more than 250 training programs in peacebuilding, development, and constructive conflict transformation to more than 4000 participants in 30 countries. He lives in Cluj-Napoca." 
"He has worked in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Nepal, Russia, South Eastern Europe, North America, Colombia, Somalia, Aceh, and the Middle East at the invitation of governments, inter-governmental organisations, UN agencies, and local organisations and communities promoting local development, community empowerment, and peacebuilding. He has written and published widely, and is author of The Struggle Continues: The Political Economy of Globalisation and People's Struggles for Peace (Pluto, forthcoming), co-author, together with Johan Galtung and Carl Jacobsen, of Searching for Peace: The Road to TRANSCEND (Pluto, 2000 & 2002) and Editor of the TRANSCEND book series published together with Pluto Press, Critical Peace Studies: Peace by Peaceful Means. He is currently working on preparing a handbook for Peacebuilding, Conflict Transformation and Post-War Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Reconciliatio. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the Journal of Peace and Development and the Executive Board of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, and an Associate of the Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research, as well as an advisor to several governments, foreign ministries, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Council of Europe. In 1999 he was founder and Director of the Coalition for Global Solidarity and Social Development, and in 2000, together with Johan Galtung, he was founder of the Nordic Institute for Peace Research (NIFF). Since 1996 he has provided more than 250 training programmes in peacebuilding, development, and constructive conflict transformation to more than 3500 participants in 36 countries." 
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- Nonviolent Peaceforce International Governance Council, Nonviolent Peaceforce, accessed August 19, 2007.
- Staff, Peace Action, Training and Research Institute of Romania, accessed August 19, 2007.
- National Peace Academy People, organizational web page, accessed April 22, 2012.