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UMass Boston- Graduate Programs in Dispute Resolution hosts Nigerian Leaders

With a population of 146 million which is roughly fifty percent Muslim and forty percent Christian, Nigeria is on the front lines of the interfaith divide, with religious conflicts sometimes exploding into violence. With this in mind, the Graduate Programs in Dispute Resolution hosted eighteen Nigerian leaders between the ages of 25 and 35, half of them Muslim, the other half Christian, for three weeks in June for an intensive training program in conflict resolution techniques. More...