Paride Taban http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31136/all en South Sudan bishop wins UN peace prize http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/south-sudan-bishop-wins-un-peace-prize <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A bishop from South Sudan was Thursday named winner of a UN peace prize in recognition of his efforts to build trust among warring communities in the conflict-torn region.</p> <p>Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban won the 2013 Sergio Vieira de Mello Prize for his work at the Holy Trinity Peace Village in Kuron, in the east of South Sudan.</p> <p>Set up in 2005, the village brings together people from different tribes and faiths who have been in conflict for years over cattle rustling.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/south-sudan-bishop-wins-un-peace-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Paride Taban Religion Sérgio Vieira de Mello Taban United Nations War AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:45:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749252 at http://www.globalpost.com