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Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum


For 130 Million People, a Need for Longer-Term Relief

Monday, November 14, 2016

9:30 am to 11:00 am

U.S. Institute of Peace

2301 Constitution Ave, NW

Washington D.C. 20037


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Description:

More than 130 million people worldwide require humanitarian assistance to survive because of crises or disasters, including violent conflict, according to the United Nations. The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May focused on how development and humanitarian institutions can cooperate to bring meaningful change for the world's most vulnerable people. 

Continue the discussion on November 14 with the U.S. Institute of Peace and leaders of the World Bank and the International Committee of the Red Cross, as they consider possible approaches such as flexible and multi-year funding, strengthening compliance with international humanitarian law, and working more closely with local communities.


Speakers:

Carla Koppell
Vice President, Center for Applied Conflict Transformation, U.S. Institute of Peace
Matt McGuire
U.S. Executive Director, World Bank
Hugo Slim
Head of Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross
Colin Bruce    
Director, Africa Regional Integration, World Bank
Jeff Helsing 
Associate Vice President, Center for Applied Conflict Transformation, U. S. Institute of Peace


About This Forum:

Since 1999, the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum (CPRF) has provided a monthly platform in Washington D.C. for highlighting innovative and constructive methods of conflict resolution. CPRF’s goals are to (1) provide information from a wide variety of perspectives; (2) explore possible solutions to complex conflicts; and (3) provide a secure venue for stakeholders from various disciplines to engage in cross-sector and multi-track problem-solving. The CPRF is co-sponsored by a consortium of organizations that specialize in conflict resolution and/or public policy formulation.

CPRF MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS:

SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND
ALLIANCE FOR PEACEBUILDING
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY - International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY - School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY - Conflict Resolution Program
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY - Nitze School of Advanced International Studies -
Conflict Management Program
PARTNERS FOR DEMOCRATIC CHANGE
UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE
The WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS

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