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Workshop: Local Peace Processes

October 9, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

*This event is by invitation only* Follow the story on Twitter @PolSettlements #localpeaceprocesses

 

09:00-09:30 Registration (tea/coffee available)

09:30-09:45 Welcome from Christine Bell FBA, University of Edinburgh, and Gudrun Kramer & Jan Pospisil, Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution

09:45-11:00 Opening Plenary
Facilitator: Andy Carl, Independent Peacebuilding Consultant
Panellists:
Annika Björkdahl, Lund University; Jonathan Goodhand, SOAS University of London; Aung Nain Oo, Myanmar Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee; Rim Turkmani, London School of Economics and Political Science

11:00-11:30 Tea / Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 Parallel Session I – Process and Issues

Facilitator: Gudrun Kramer, Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Panellists: Francisco Lara Jr, University of the Philippines; Christopher Thornton, Centre for Human Dialogue; Farhat Ullah, Kohat University; Laura Wise, University of Edinburgh

Parallel Session II – Local Peace Processes and Comprehensive Peace

Facilitator: Jonathan Cohen, Conciliation Resources
Panellists: Leila Hilal, New America Foundation; Mona Kanwal Sheikh, Danish Institute for International Studies; Dipendra Jha, Chief Attorney, Nepal; Osamah Al-Rawhani, Sana’a Center

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Parallel Session III – Implementation Modalities

Facilitator: Juline Beaujouan, University of Edinburgh
Panellists: Rafat Ali Al-Akhali, Deeproot Consulting; Virginie Collombier, European University Institute; Michael Keating, European Institute of Peace; Feras Kheirallah, Berghof Foundation

Parallel Session IV – Actors, Mediators and Stakeholders

Facilitator: Zahbia Yousuf, Saferworld
Panellists: Karim Hafez, Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiations; Chase Hannon, United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan; Patrick Meehan, SOAS University of London; Jessica Watkins, London School of Economics and Political Science

15:30-16:00 Tea / Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 Closing Plenary – Reflections on the day and the local peace process research and policy agenda

Facilitator: Jan Pospisil, Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Panellists: Steve Ainsworth, Stabilisation Unit; Christine Bell FBA, University of Edinburgh; Mary Kaldor, London School of Economics and Political Science; Roger Mac Ginty, Durham University; Michael Semple, Queens University Belfast

Details

Date:
October 9, 2019
Time:
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Venue

The British Academy
10-11 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AH United Kingdom
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Website:
https://www.politicalsettlements.org/portfolio/local-agreements/