"Carroll lecture to explore terrorism
By IR Staff Report - 09/14/06
A lecture, Understanding Terrorism will be presented
Monday, Sept. 18, at Carroll College.
Roman Pryjomko, senior technical adviser/partnership
coordinator to the United Nations Environment
Programme (UNEP) in Rome, will deliver the free
lecture. A native of England, Pryjomko spent three
years in the late 1990s analyzing crime patterns,
including terrorism trends in Karachi, Pakistan, and
produced his analysis for the United Nations. The
crime analysis system established in Karachi has
proven instrumental in continuing campaigns to counter
endemic violence and terrorism.
Pryjomko continues to work with leading global
specialists in the emerging fields of fear/violence
management and threat assessment.
He has undertaken assignments in more than 40
countries for clients such as the U.N., World Bank,
European Union and private companies. Recently, he has
focused his efforts on the establishment of working
partnerships between the public, private and civil
society sectors to support sustainable development
initiatives, and also helped establish a home/refuge
in Arusha, Tanzania, for children incarcerated in
prison with their imprisoned mothers.
In the past decade, he has lived in the USA, South
Africa, Kenya, the Bahamas, Spain, Poland and Italy.
He maintains homes in Umbria, Italy, and Krakow,
In 2004, Pryjomko published his first book, Someone,
Somewhere Encounters with People and Places
(Trafford Publishing). He has also published articles
in journals and occasionally contributes his views to
His next book, The Colors of Spring, is scheduled
for release in 2007 and will recount the journey of
his parents as Polish war refugees from internment in
Siberia across Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran, and Pakistan
to resettlements camps in East Africa from 1942-48. A
film/documentary of this story is also in the planning
stages for Italian Television."
Perhaps someone knows him and/or would like to invite
him to the group.
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