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Past events

Browse all past events of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform
 
Public event
Putting into action the UN-WB report Pathways for Peace: Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict
09 April 2018
A public discussion organized by IPTI, DCAF and GPP. In collaboration with UN DPA, UNDP, and the World Bank Group.
 
Public event
Contribution of transitional justice to the prevention of mass atrocities
22 March 2018
A discussion with Pablo de Greiff, Special Rapporteur on transitional justice
 
Public event
Extractive Industries and Violent Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities
05 March 2018
Panel at the Fragility Forum in Washington D.C.
 
Public event
Ukraine: Perspectives on Conflict and Peace
27 February 2018
This lunch-time event provides perspectives on conflict and peace dynamics in Ukraine.
 
Consultation
President of the UN General Assembly Miroslav Lajčák: Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace
27 February 2018
The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, has identified peacebuilding and sustaining peace as a key priority. On the occasion of his visit to Geneva during the 37th session of the Human Rights Council, the breakfast meeting will serve to gather input for the High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace in April 2018.
 
Public event
Sustaining Peace through Urban Safety: Charting Key Lessons for the UN High-Level Forum
12 February 2018
Join the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform at the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur
 
Consultation
What's Next in Business and Peace
07 November 2017
 
Public event
World Café Reception
06 November 2017
This reception offers a networking opportunity with Geneva’s peacebuilding community.
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Week 2017
06 November 2017
5 DAYS, 50 EVENTS, 100 INSTITUTIONS, 150 SPEAKERS
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Talks 2017
21 September 2017
Inspiring stories for peace
 
Public event
Development and Conflict Prevention
09 November 2016
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Calendar 2017
07 November 2016
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Week 2016
07 - 11 November 2016
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Talks 2016
21 September 2016
Inspiring stories for peace
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Week 2015
16 - 20 November 2015
5 DAYS, 41 EVENTS, 165 SPEAKERS, 50 INSTITUTIONS!
 
Public event
Invitation Meeting on Conflict Analysis as Peacebuilding: Participatory Approaches to Large-Scale Assessments
05 June 2015
The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform and World Vision International are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time meeting on
 
Public event
Invitation Public Discussion: Addressing South Sudan's Crisis
27 April 2015
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform have the pleasure to invite you to a public discussion on
 
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Launch of the White Paper on Peacebuilding
27 February 2015
The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is pleased to invite you to the launch of the
 
Public event
Invitation à une table ronde sur: Le maintien de la paix dans la région des Grands Lacs : Perspectives et Opportunités
05 February 2015
Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, la Formation continue et le Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding de l’Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement vous invitent
 
Public event
Invitation: Towards a Common Understanding? Employment and Decent Work in Fragile Settings
15 January 2015
The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, the International Labour Organization and the Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding are pleased to invite you to a discussion on
 
Public event
Invitation: What Went Wrong In The Central African Republic? Rethinking International Engagement
18 December 2014
The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is pleased to invite you to a lunch-time discussion on
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Week 2014
17 - 21 November 2014
The first Geneva Peace Week will be held from 17 to 21 November 2014 under the patronage of the United Nations Office at Geneva and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform.
 
Practice Briefing
Corregidora: Cuáles son las oportunidades para la paz?
07 November 2014
La Geneva Peacebuilding Platform y la Asociación de Estudiantes Latinoamericanos del Graduate Institute se complacen en invitarle a una reunión sobre:
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Talks 2014: Let's Talk Peace!
19 September 2014
 
Practice Briefing
Invitación a reunión: Venezuela: Cuáles son las oportunidades para la paz?
17 September 2014
La Geneva Peacebuilding Platform se complace en invitarle cordialmente a una reunión sobre el tema:
 
Public event
Invitation to a lunch-time discussion on Legitimacy and Peace Processes: Recommendations for policy and practice
03 July 2014
The United Nations Office at Geneva, Conciliation Resources, the Graduate Institute’s CCDP, and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time discussion
 
Practice Briefing
Lunch-time Brief: South Sudan in Turmoil
21 May 2014
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time brief
 
Public event
Public Discussion: "What is happening in the Central African Republic?"
29 April 2014
The Geneva Centre for Security Policy and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to
 
Public event
Peacebuilding in the City: Exploring Linkages between Peacebuilding and Urban Safety, World Urban Forum, Medellin, Colombia
10 April 2014
UN-Habitat and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to Networking Event 129 of the 7th World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia, on
 
Public event
Citizen Security: Diagnostics and Propositions from Latin America
20 March 2014
The United Nations Development Programme and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time seminar on
 
Public event
Oil Sparks in the Amazon: Local Conflicts, Indigenous Populations and Natural Resources
18 March 2014
The Graduate Institute’s Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP) and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform cordially invite you to a book launch:
 
Practice Briefing
The Post-2015 Peace and Stability Agenda: Whose Voice Matters?
27 January 2014
The United Nations Office at Geneva and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time briefing on
 
Public event
Keeping the Peace in Kenya
10 December 2013
The Applied Research Seminar of the Graduate Institute and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a briefing on
 
Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting 2013
22 November 2013
The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform is pleased to invite you to the Annual Meeting 2013 on "Peacebuilding in the City: Responses to violence and fragility in urban settings"
 
Public event
Leadership in Complex Markets: Dealing with Conflict and Fragility across Sectorial Divides
05 November 2013
The International Council of Swedish Industry, the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a meeting on
 
Practice Briefing
Youth Violence in Central America: Lessons Learned from the Truce Process between Youth Gangs in El Salvador
09 October 2013
Interpeace and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time practice briefing on
 
Public event
Geneva Peace Talks 2013
20 September 2013
The first Geneva Peace Talks to celebrate the International Day of Peace will feature speakers from diverse backgrounds telling their personal stories about peace.
 
Public event
Positive Peace and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Towards a more comprehensive approach to increase resilience and wellbeing
10 September 2013
The Institute for Economics and Peace, the United Nations Office at Geneva, and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time panel discussion
 
Public event
Peacebuilding in the City: Learning from Urban Safety Practitioners
28 June 2013
Lunch-time practice briefing, Friday 28 June 2013
 
Practice Briefing
Exploring entry points for a new prevention agenda between New York, Geneva, and the field
03 December 2012
The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform were pleased to invite to this informal meeting.
 
Annual Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting of the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform
09 November 2012
See here for the latest outcomes of our meeting.
 
Public event
Placing Inclusiveness At The Heart Of Peacebuilding? Limits And Opportunities
21 September 2012
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE: SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
 
Public event
Is Trouble Back In The Great Lakes?
13 September 2012
A lunch-time event partnered with the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) Thursday, September 13, 2012
 
Public event
20 Years of an ‘Agenda for Peace’: A new vision for conflict prevention?
15 June 2012
The United Nations Office at Geneva and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform hosted a lunch-time seminar
 
Consultation
Youth Violence in Central America: Lessons learned from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
01 June 2012
Interpeace and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a practice briefing
 
Public event
Governance for Peace in Fragile States: Strengthening Legitimate Politics, Securing the Social Contract
20 April 2012
The United Nations Development Programme and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform are pleased to invite you to a lunch-time seminar
 
Public event
A Review of Practices and Expert Opinions: Linking Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding
13 March 2012
The Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP) in collaboration with the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform
 
Public event
Where Next in Peacebuilding? The View from Geneva, Washington, DC and New York
29 February 2012
The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) is pleased to invite you to an informal, off-the-record, expert-level discussion
 
Public event
Challenges for Peacebuilding and Development after Busan
28 February 2012
The Alliance for Peacebuilding, the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, InterAction and 3P Human Security Invite to a lunch discussion on Challenges for Peacebuilding and Development after Busan
 
Annual Meeting
2011 - Political Transitions in North Africa and Beyond: What the Peacebuilding Community Can Contribute
02 December 2011
Potential contributions of the peacebuilding community to the political transitions in Africa and the Middle East
 
Public event
What Prospects for Côte d’Ivoire?
06 June 2011
Gilles Olakounlé Yabi, West Africa Project Director, International Crisis Group Dakar
 
Public event
Launch of the World Bank’s World Development Report 2011: Conflict Security and Development
24 May 2011
Partners SDC and the World Bank Geneva Office
 
Public event
Conflict Doesn’t Stop at Borders: Why Should Peace?
18 May 2011
Partner Quaker United Nations Office Geneva, and Conciliation Resources
 
Public event
Africa’s Changing Security Challenges
07 April 2011
How the new regional security architecture will be able to address the new security issues
 
Public event
The UN Mission in Iraq: Current Challenges
10 February 2011
Policy Briefing with Ad Melkert, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq
 
Public event
Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping in South Sudan, Philippines and Sri Lanka
02 February 2011
Experiences from the Nonviolent Peaceforce
 
Public event
Book Launch: 'From Pacification to Peacebuilding. A Call to Global Transformation'
07 December 2010
Does conflict transformation work? A new book by Diana Francis
 
Annual Meeting
2010 - Innovating to Build a Lasting Peace: Is "Interim Stabilization" a Promising Approach to Effective Peacebuilding?
04 November 2010
A critical evaluation of interim stabilization and second generation approaches to peacebuilding.
 
Public event
Towards a Unified Agenda: Armed Violence and the Millennium Development Goals
13 September 2010
Armed violence undermines development and aid effectiveness, posing serious obstacles to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.
 
Other
Peacekeeping Capacity Development: Why Now in Africa?
08 September 2010
Which organizations can plan, deploy, manage and sustain peace operations in Africa? Where should resources go, and how can they best reinforce existing capacities?
 
Public event
Ripples into Waves: When does Locally-led Peacebuilding Operate on a Large Scale?
08 July 2010
The efforts of local people and institutions are increasingly considered as crucial for the success of peacebuilding initiatives.
 
Other
Informal Discussion with Brian James Williams, Chief, Financing for Peacebuilding
11 June 2010
How to address the challenges currently hampering the Peacebuilding Fund’s capacity to realize its full potential as a key funding tool for peacebuilding?
 
Public event
Report of the Secretary General on Women's Participation in Peacebuilding: a Preview and Consultation
20 May 2010
Over the past 10 years there has been a significant policy shift within the UN towards an environment that is more supportive of women’s participation in peacebuilding.
 
Consultation
Women's Participation in Peacebuilding
20 - 21 May 2010
A practitioner consultation to think collectively and provide innovative responses to the cross-sectoral and institutional challenges to women’s participation in peacebuilding processes.
 
Other
Meeting with Judy Cheng-Hopkins, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding
19 May 2010
A meeting to seek feedback on emerging ideas to improve the functioning of the UN peacebuilding architecture.
 
Public event
Somali Islamic Movements: Going Global?
12 May 2010
Traditionally adhering to a moderate interpretation of Islam, Somalia is now host to extremist factions. How to overturn these developments and build a sustained national resilience to extremists?
 
Consultation
5-year Review of the Peacebuilding Commission
12 April 2010
An assessment of the impact and potential of the Peacebuilding Commission in relation to its role within the UN and beyond and its effectiveness in leveraging capacity and commitment.
 
Public event
Security Sector Reform in Challenging Environments
17 February 2010
Ideally, SSR is part of democratisation processes in transition societies, but its reality comes closer to muddling through constantly changing, unpredictable and highly political conditions.
 
Public event
EU-UN Cooperation in Peacebuilding: Natural Partners
21 January 2010
The UN and the EU are two major actors in international support to countries recovering from war and the way they interact can make a huge difference in the countries they seek to support.
 
Annual Meeting
2009 - Saving Lives or Building Peace? Roles and Responsibilities of Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Actors in Conflict Settings
11 December 2009
The complex environments of peacebuilding operations make the traditional continuum of intervention from relief aid to longer-term stabilization less and less relevant
 
Public event
Engaging Armed Non-State Actors in Peace Processes: Practical Experiences
04 November 2009
What can we learn from practical experience about the opportunities and obstacles of engaging armed non-state actors in peace processes?
 
Other
Discussion Forum with the UN Interagency Framework for Coordination on Preventive Action
02 November 2009
An opportunity for practitioners to learn of the methods and operations practices of the Framework Team, and for the FT to explore opportunities for synergy and coordination.
 
Public event
Sudan's Peace Process and the Darfur Armed Movements
16 September 2009
The need to engage all armed groups to find a negotiated settlement in Darfur is commanding the attention of peacebuilding actors.
 
Public event
Peacebuilding and Civil Society
29 June 2009
Although increasing attention has been paid to civil society activities during and after armed conflicts, there has been no systematic analysis of their contribution to peacebuilding.
 
Consultation
Peacebuilding in the Immediate Aftermath of Conflict
22 June 2009
A consultation to raise awareness on the approach suggested in the the UN Secretary-General’s report on ‘Peacebuilding in the Immediate Aftermath of Conflict’ and to reflect on its recommendations.
 
Other
Who Makes Peace, Who Builds Peace? National Ownership in Peacebuilding Processes
19 May 2009
How to identify and support local peacebuilders, deal with spoilers, and develop nationally-owned and context-sensitive peacebuilding strategies?
 
Public event
The Challenges of Peace and Justice in Africa: Policy and Principle from Sudan to Congo
04 March 2009
Does transitional justice promote the settlement of conflicts and help build sustainable peace or does it stand in the way of peace agreements and peace consolidation?
 
Public event
Transitional Justice in the Americas: Building Sustainable Peace and Democracy
04 February 2009
In the aftermath of conflict, as well as in transitions from authoritarian regimes to more democratic systems, the role of justice and its relationship with peace are key issues.
 
Public event
Post-Conflict Economic Recovery: Enabling Local Ingenuity
09 January 2009
Whilst armed conflicts are destructive for the national economies, local people maintain economic strategies which should be central for post-conflict recovery.
 
Consultation
Peacebuilding and Early Recovery
05 December 2008
How to improve the coherence and coordination between early recovery activities and the peacebuilding agenda?
 
Annual Meeting
2008 - Evaluating Peacebuilding: Measuring Peace Consolidation in the UN PBC Focus Countries
04 December 2008
What are the characteristics and requirements of “consolidated peace” in a post-conflict country? How can peace consolidation be measured?
 
Public event
Coping with Non-State Armed Groups: Options and Strategies
22 October 2008
How far do forms of non-state conflict management arise from the interaction between NGOs and non-state armed groups?
 
Consultation
Non-State Conflict Management. Opportunities and Limits of NGOs Engaging Non-State Armed Groups
21 October 2008
For a successful treatment of contemporary conflicts, the engagement with non-state armed groups has become of central importance.
 
Consultation
Guiding Principles for Peace Operations
13 October 2008
The Geneva Peacebuilding Platform's contribution to the draft of USIP's manual of guiding principles for peace operations.
 
Public event
The UN Peacebuilding Commission Two Years On: Lessons Learned and Ways Forward
01 July 2008
An opportunity to learn more about the PBC and its recent developments, to assess its achievements with one of its architects, and to challenge its thinking process.