"Deborah Rice is an award-winning novelist of intelligent international suspense "

and an advocate for global peace and conservation

Why Albania?

The refugees could be any of us, citizens of today trapped by ancient human savageries.

About Albania

Traditional mountain villages, like Rrogam in this valley, call history vividly to mind.

What are Peace Parks?

Rrogam, in the proposed Balkans Peace Park centered on the meeting of the borders of Albania, Kosovo, and Montenegro.

Rrogam, in the proposed Balkans Peace Park centered on the meeting of the borders of Albania, Kosovo, and Montenegro.

Peace parks are national parks merged across national borders to form international conservation areas.

Peace parks force nations, frequently nations in conflict, to work together for conservation, preservation of the minority ethnic groups often found along remote borders, and sustainable development of subsistence areas.

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It is a global movement, from the original Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on the USA-Canada border to the European cold war boundary greenbelt, to the many parks promoted by Nelson Mandela along the borders of South Africa.