International Day of Peace: Actions for peace: Our ambition for the #GlobalGoals


Location: C103 and Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Idop 2023

Sanctioned by the United Nations in 1981, the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. This year’s theme is “Actions for peace: Our ambition for the #GlobalGoals.”

Join the Kroc Institute for lunch and various responses to the United Nations’ new agenda for peace.

This event will take place in person, with a recording to be posted following the event to the Kroc Institute's YouTube page.


Aref Dostyar

Erin Graham 

Associate professor of global affairs, Keough School of Global Affairs


Maira Hayat

Assistant professor of environment and peace studies


Lisa Schirch

Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Professor of the Practice of Peace Studies

Dr. Aliye Yilmaz

Josefina Echavarría Alvarez

Professor of the practice; director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM)



Ahmad Ershad Ahrar

Laurie Nathan

Professor of the practice of mediation; Mediation Program director

Ahmad Ershad Ahrar

Moderated by Asher Kaufman

John M. Regan, Jr. Director; professor of history and peace studies