Building Peace in Times of Growing Insecurity

EVENT in DC, January 17, in cooperation with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP)



Wednesday, January 17, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM (9:00 AM Registration)

@ United States Institute of Peace   |   2301 Constitution Avenue | Washington, DC  MAP


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Opportunities and Challenges for US and International Engagement in SE Asia and Latin America

Security at all levels is challenged by the countervailing trends of globalization and fragmentation. Improving and more inclusive security have been a cornerstone of progress toward peace and development in recent decades. That progress is now at risk. Please join USIP and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation for a discussion with experts from two regions who will highlight critical vulnerabilities and provide recommendations on what U.S. and international actors can do to reverse growing insecurity.

The event builds upon the Final Report produced by the Global Reflection Group, Providing Security in Times of Uncertainty: Opting for a Mosaic Security System. The report is the product of a group of twenty scholars and practitioners from different parts of the globe convened by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation over a two-year period to analyze trends in their regions and to develop practical recommendations to counter growing uncertainty and insecurity in many regions.


Welcoming Remarks:

Carla Koppell, Vice President, Center for Applied Conflict Transformation, USIP 

Bettina Luise Rürup, Executive Director, FES New York


Report Presenter:

Dr. Ann L. Phillips, independent consultant and Senior Advisor to the Civilian-Military Relations Program, USIP. (Moderator)

Dr. Mely Caballero Anthony, Associate Professor and Head of the Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajartnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Chair of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters

Francine Jacome, Executive Director, Venezuelan Institute for Social and Political Studies, Venezuela

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