A whole-of-government approach to preventing violent extremism in the world’s most fragile regions has broad support. But can it work? How can evidence-based research and the experience of conflict prevention experts ensure success? Join peacebuilding practitioners, congressional leaders, and administration officials to identify ways to move global fragility policy into practice.
Confirmed speakers and moderators:
Sen. Chris Coons, Delaware
Sen. Todd Young, Indiana
Denise Natali, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations, U.S. Department of State
Jake Harriman, Founder and CEO, Nuru
Shamil Idriss, CEO, Search for Common Ground
Nancy Lindborg, President & CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace
Dr. Dafna Rand, Vice President for Policy and Research, Mercy Corps
Anselme Wimye, Director of Program Quality, DRC-Bukavu Office, Search for Common Ground
Anne A. Witkowsky, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability and Humanitarian Affairs, Department of Defense
Uzra Zeya, President and CEO, Alliance for Peacebuilding
Admiral Tim Ziemer, Acting Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance
This event is cosponsored by the Keough School’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Alliance for Peacebuilding, Mercy Corps, and Search for Common Ground.