Mr Bruno Walter is an independent journalist who works on in-depth, investigative stories. He has found that most journalists focus on national problems and ignore local issues. However, it is at the local level that many social justice challenges are faced. For Mr Walter, his pursuit of such issues has resulted in death threats.James ARVANITAKIS,
Grainne Kelly is a researcher looking at conflict resolution in Northern Ireland. In a society long divided, there have been some successful steps towards cementing a lasting peace. It has required political will, and an acceptance that there will be failures along with success stories.James ARVANITAKIS,
Jakub Jirsa, is a Lecturer at Charles University, Czech. Republic. He has been involved in preparing one of the working groups in the lead up to the World Assembly. Although he has enjoyed being involved in the process, he is concerned that the Assembly will become stuck on making vague statements rather than building concrete action plans.