• 1.University of Michigan/SSRC Doctoral Institute on Global Media and Communication

    Date
    Location
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Program
    Transregional Virtual Research Institute
    Meetings & Events
  • 2.Webinar: Moving the Needle on Youth Disconnection

    Measure of America and the National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families will host a joint webinar on MOA’s latest youth disconnection report. The expert panel in “Moving the Needle on Youth Disconnection: Insights from Measure of America’s New Report: ‘Promising Gains, Persistent Gaps: Youth Disconnection in America’” will feature MOA co-directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis, as well as NLC YEF Institute’s Director of Youth and Young Adult Connections, Andrew Moore. Please see description link to register.

    Date
    , 1:00pm –
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 3."Opening Doors for Youth" hosted by Rep. Bobby Scott

    Congressman Bobby Scott will host "Opening Doors for Youth: Investments in Employment Opportunities for Opportunity Youth Are Investments in Our Communities and Our Nation", a discussion with youth, community leaders, advocates, and experts about the Opening Doors for Youth Act, which would expand federal investment to maintain youth connected to school and work. Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will participate as a panelist and discuss the latest data and findings on youth disconnection.

    Date
    , 2:00pm –
    Location
    2226 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 4.SSRC urged to engage scholars interested in Vietnam’s second Doi Moi (economic renovation)

    Date
    , 12:30pm –
    Program
    Vietnam Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 5.Peacebuilding in Africa: Sustaining Inclusive Civil Society Engagement

    Date
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events
  • 6.Alternatives to Incarceration in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Date
    , 2:20pm –
    Location
    Side Event at the 60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs Conference Room M4
    Program
    Drugs, Security and Democracy Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 7.Central African Republic (New York)

    The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, in partnership with MINUSCA and the Mediation Support Unit of the Department of Political Affairs, convened an expert brainstorming on the Central African Republic (CAR) to analyze what elements of truth, justice, reparations, reintegration, and non-repetition from the Colombia experience could inform proposals for CAR. The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, in partnership with MINUSCA and the Mediation Support Unit of the Department of Political Affairs, convened an expert brainstorming on the Central African Republic (CAR) to analyze what elements of truth, justice, reparations, reintegration, and non-repetition from the Colombia experience could inform proposals for CAR.

    Date
    , 9:00am –
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 8.International Studies Association’s 58th Annual Convention

    Date
    Location
    Baltimore, MD
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events
  • 9.Great Lakes Region of Africa (Nairobi)

    The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum at the Social Science Research Council (CPPF), convened a workshop in Nairobi on the current social and political dynamics in the Great Lakes region of Africa The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum at the Social Science Research Council (CPPF), convened a workshop in Nairobi on the current social and political dynamics in the Great Lakes region of Africa. Experts at the two-day workshop were drawn from academia, policy circles and civil society, including women, youth and private sector organizations with the aim to examine the current state of play in the region, define common approaches and methods for effective collaboration and communication, and identify strategic priorities for enhanced regional and international engagement.

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 10.China-Africa Peace and Security Fellows Visit

    Date
    Location
    New York, NY
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events
  • 11.Guatemala (New York)

    CPPF organized a small one-day briefing for the incoming Guatemala Resident Coordinator, Rebeca Arias. The meeting brought together colleagues from different parts of the UN including the DPA, UNHCR and UNDP to discuss some of the main challenges facing the country today. The day’s discussion focuses on governance, development, and security issues. CPPF organized a small one-day briefing for the incoming Guatemala Resident Coordinator, Rebeca Arias. The meeting brought together colleagues from different parts of the UN including the DPA, UNHCR and UNDP to discuss some of the main challenges facing the country today. The day’s discussion focuses on governance, development, and security issues.

    Date
    , 9:00am –
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 12.Atrocity Prevention Report Discussion

    The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations organized a small meeting to discuss the handbook produced by CPPF titled “Atrocity prevention in a nutshell: origins, concepts and approached.” The meeting brought together a number of stakeholders working on this agenda including UN Special Representative on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng. The Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations organized a small meeting to discuss the handbook produced by CPPF titled “Atrocity prevention in a nutshell: origins, concepts and approached.” The meeting brought together a number of stakeholders working on this agenda including UN Special Representative on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng.

    Date
    , 9:00am –
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 13.2nd Brandenburg Forum on Drugs and Development Policies

    CPPF's Associate Director Renata Segura was invited to participate in the Second Brandenburg Forum on Drugs and Development Policy convened by the Government of Germany and The Netherlands, together with International Drug Policy Consortium (IDP) and the Transnational Institute (TNI). Segura was a moderator in a scenario building and planning and session titled “Mapping the road to 2019 and beyond.” CPPF's Associate Director Renata Segura was invited to participate in the Second Brandenburg Forum on Drugs and Development Policy convened by the Government of Germany and The Netherlands, together with International Drug Policy Consortium (IDP) and the Transnational Institute (TNI). Segura was a moderator in a scenario building and planning and session titled “Mapping the road to 2019 and beyond.”.

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 14.Closing Ceremony for Health Equity Initiative’s Inaugural Year

    Date
    Location
    Khao Yai, Thailand
    Program
    Vietnam Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 15.Metrics and Drug Policy (New York)

    CPPF organized a meeting of drug policy experts to examine the challenges of holistically assessing, measuring, and evaluating the impact of existing drug policies. The meeting explored possible new metrics that would allow UN member states and the international community to better understand what has been described by UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as the “unintended consequences” of the existing drug control regime. CPPF organized a meeting of drug policy experts to examine the challenges of holistically assessing, measuring, and evaluating the impact of existing drug policies. The meeting explored possible new metrics that would allow UN member states and the international community to better understand what has been described by UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as the “unintended consequences” of the existing drug control regime.

    Date
    , 8:00am
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 16.GRIPS-Abe Fellowship Seminar - "The Diet and the SDF: Oversight in Japan in Comparative Perspective"

    Date
    , 4:30pm –
    Program
    Abe Fellowship Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 17.IIAS-SSRC Winter School “Media Activism and Postcolonial Futures”

    Date
    Location
    C-Centre, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Program
    InterAsia Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 18.Population Health Study team travels to U.S. to work with research advisors

    Date
    Program
    Vietnam Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 19.Threat of Non-State Armed Groups in Perpetrating Atrocity Crimes (New York)

    At the request of the Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, CPPF organized a meeting on the threat of non-State actors in perpetrating atrocity crimes. The meeting brought together colleagues from different parts of the UN system and civil society groups and focused on concrete atrocity prevention experiences working with non-State armed groups, other agendas and tools that can help in atrocity prevention vis-à-vis these actors, and recommendations for the UN system. At the request of the Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, CPPF organized a meeting on the threat of non-State actors in perpetrating atrocity crimes. The meeting brought together colleagues from different parts of the UN system and civil society groups and focused on concrete atrocity prevention experiences working with non-State armed groups, other agendas and tools that can help in atrocity prevention vis-à-vis these actors, and recommendations for the UN system.

    Date
    , 8:00am
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 20.APN Training Workshop II on Writing and Dissemination

    Date
    Location
    Kampala, Uganda
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events
  • 21.Negotiating Agreement in Congress Research Grants, 2016 Awardees [SSRCdemocracy]

    Date
    , 12:00pm
    Location
    Brooklyn, NY
    Program
    Anxieties of Democracy
    Meetings & Events
  • 22.Middle East and North Africa (Geneva)

    CPPF organized a two-day meeting in Geneva that brought together 13 UN Resident Coordinators from the region, from Morocco to Iran. The meeting took stalk of the political developments since the 2011 uprisings, examined the social and development challenges facing the region today, and identified entry points for the UN from a local and regional perspective.

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 23.Representations of Violence, (In)security and Peace in Africa: Challenges for Policy and Practice

    Date
    , 9:00am –
    Location
    United Nations Headquarters, New York City
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events
  • 24.Democratic Republic of Congo (New York)

    On 5 December, CPPF convened a brainstorming to help inform a strategic review of the United Nations engagement in the DRC in light of the constitutional crisis and pending mandate renewal for MONUSCO. The discussion was based on a scenario paper produced by CPPF, which helped the UN system examine the implications of possible scenarios on MONUSCO’s mandate.

    Date
    , 8:00am
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 25.Imagining Africa at the Center: Bridging Scholarship, Trends and Innovations in Local African Peacebuilding Research and Practice

    Date
    Location
    African Studies Association (ASA) 59th Annual Meeting
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events