The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform (GPP) are pleased to invite you to a breakfast meeting with H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (PGA), on Tuesday, 27 February, 8.30-10.15, at the Maison de la Paix, Room C1.
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.
The meeting will address the following three themes which are important to advancing efforts to strengthen peace sustainment:
· Operationalizing sustaining peace through a prevention lens
· Building synergies between related UN agendas
· Strengthening partnerships to promote sustaining peace
Please see the attached concept note for further details. To enable informal discussion, the meeting will bring together a small group of representatives at the director and senior level. Invitations are not transferable. Breakfast will be available in the room as of 08:00 am. The meeting will begin at 08.30 am with informal remarks delivered by the PGA, followed by a moderated discussion.
Please confirm by responding to this message at the latest by Friday, 16 February CoB.