Archbishop John Baptist Odama
Archdiocese of Gulu, Uganda
Archbishop John Baptist Odama has played a prominent role in promoting peace and reconciliation amidst one of the world’s most gruesome conflicts. He has been instrumental in moving forward the peace process and serves as an official observer in that process. He has been outspoken in proposing indigenous alternatives to war crimes indictments, alternatives that would ensure accountability while promoting reconciliation. He has joined other Christian and Muslim leaders in pursuing these and other peacebuilding activities through the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative.