24 February 2022 dawned with the sudden invasion οf a sovereign European state, leaving us bewildered by the decision to opt for a fierce all-out military attack instead of the diplomatic route.
We support peace negotiations in a climate of genuine understanding as the only step towards ending conflicts and peace.
Rogers' experience with these workshops and his observations found that involving government officials and policymakers reduced tensions and increased mutual understanding. It's not a naive dream but a scientifically measured outcome towards peace.
We urge Russia to end the invasion. We hope that diplomacy and prudent dialogue will prevail.
25th of February 2022
Some may remember that Carl Rogers was very active in the former Soviet Union, giving workshops with the goal to avoid a climax in the Cold War: his last years were dedicated to the peace movement and the urgent desire to avoid a nuclear war.
We strongly oppose war as a way to solve conflicts.
The Board of PCE Europe