RIP Professor Martin Revayi Rupiya
 
🙏💛On Saturday 12 February 2022, we lost a friend, colleague, Rotarian and peacemaker. 
 
It is with sincere sadness that D9400 acknowledges the passing of one of our members, Dr Martin Rupiya, a peacemaker. 
 
Prof Rupiya was the Executive Director of Dag Hammarskjold Peace & Conflict Studies Institute at Kitwe Zambia. Before moving to Zambia and taking up this position, Professor Martin Revayi Rupiya, PhD was the Innovation and Training Manager with ACCORD. He was also the Co-Editor of the African Journal on Conflict Resolution after joining ACCORD from a background of teaching, research, analysis and extensive publications on Africa’s peace and security challenges. Prof Rupiya had a PhD in History & Military Studies (University of Zimbabwe (UZ) 2001; a Masters in War & Strategic Studies, Kings College London (1989-90); a BA Honours in Economics & History (1987-89); and a (Merit) Diploma in War & Strategic Studies (UZ), 1983-4).
 
During ROTARY AFRICA CENTENNIAL in April 2021 Prof Martin Rupiya was one of our speakers - Accord/ARCoM.
 
In his working career, Prof Rupiya had also been associated with the following institutions: The Institute for African Renaissance Studies (IARS), University of South Africa (UNISA) as a Visiting Fellow and Associate Professor, (2014-2018); Visiting Professor, Institute for Peace & Security Studies, University of Addis Ababa (2012-2015); Director of Research Africa, Centre for Security Sector Management, Cranfield University, United Kingdom (2008-9); Senior Researcher/MILAIDS Project Manager, Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Pretoria (2003-2008); Assoc Prof, Department of International Relations, Witwatersrand University (2002-03); Director, Centre for Defence Studies & Senior Lecturer, Department of History, UZ (1990-2002).
 
Martin was born on 1 April 1953 in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe. He was married to Prisca (nee Sibusiso Nyathi) and they had three children.
 
Our thoughts and prayers are with Prisca and their family. May his soul rest in eternal peace. 💛🙏
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In Memory
 
We remember our Rotarians who have been called to higher service
 
Council on Resolution
 
Resolutions from various districts Worldwide were sent to RI and all the Representatives of the Council on Resolutions (COR) as well as Council of Legislation (COL) had to cast their votes online.  The results came out recently and can be viewed by going to www.MyRotary.org  to the Learning and reference centre section.   
 
centre section.    You can then scroll to Policies and Procedures.   When you then click on that, it will take you to Council on Legislation and Resolutions. Or simply click here, which links directly to Councils of Legislation and all the Resolutions.
 
Resolutions of interest are:  20R – 10; 20R – 11; 20R – 13; 20R – 14; 20R – 25
 
The latter resolution is especially noteworthy:  20R – 25 was proposed by D9370 and endorsed through....
 
 
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