Organized By : Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Geneva Peace Week emphasizes that each and every person, actor and institution has a role to play in building peace and resolving conflict. It recognizes that peacebuilding occurs in many different contexts and cuts across disciplines and sectors. In this sense, Geneva Peace Week breaks down professional silos in order to enable creative responses to violence, exclusion and insecurity. Find the full programme for the 2019 Geneva Peace Week here.
Washington, DC, USA
Organized By : United States Institute of Peace
The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) will hold a discussion on the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC)'s report on developing a new normative framework the Right to Assist (RtoA) campaigns of civil resistance to prevent atrocities.
The discussion will feature an author of the report, as well as panelists from USIP, Voices of Nicaragua, Wellspring Philanthropic Fund and Dexis Consulting Group-OTI/USAID.
A webcast will be available for anyone unable to join the discussion in person. Follow this link to the webcast.
Switzerland and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) are holding a side-event to discuss recent progress and innovative avenues in the pursuit of justice for serious human rights violations in Asia on 19 September at 2pm at the Palais des Nations. UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet will be providing opening remarks. The discussion, which features GAAMAC Chair Mô Bleeker and GAAMAC partner Mofidul Hoque of the Liberation War Museum, will be moderated by Mona Rishwami, Chief of the Rule of Law, Equality and Non-Discrimination Branch of OHCHR.