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United States Institute for Peace (USIP)

Past Event

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM (UTC)

Registration Required

Hosts

United States Institute for Peace (USIP)

Languages

English
English

Channels

Climate & Environment

COVID-19

Sustainable Development

Covid, Climate, and Conflict: Rising to the Challenges of a Disrupted World

For 10 years, the annual PeaceCon conference has offered a dynamic platform for frontline peacebuilders, policymakers, philanthropists, and private sector and civil society leaders to engage in meaningful dialogue and develop substantive plans for action. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, migration, authoritarian resurgence, disinformation, and a crumbling international order, the field of peacebuilding and conflict resolution is facing a profound reckoning. [email protected]: COVID, Climate, and Conflict: Rising to the Challenges of a Disrupted World, will explore how the field can address these pressing short and long-term challenges to achieve a more peaceful and secure world.

Last year’s all-virtual conference attracted more than 2,000 registrants from 110 countries with more than 600 organizations attending and an audience of 19 million online users reached by the PeaceCon 2020. With the continuation of an entirely virtual format, [email protected] aims to attract an even more diverse set of voices, expertise, and ideas from across the world. Sessions will go beyond exploring the problems and will challenge participants to put forward differing points of view and distill learning outcomes into pragmatic solutions.

Join USIP, in partnership with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, as we kickstart [email protected] with a high-level keynote and panel discussion on January 26, 2022. The discussion will address the relationship between climate change, conflict, and fragility, and consider strategies for the international community to address the peace and security implications of these issues as well as the ongoing pandemic. Following a series of breakout sessions hosted by the Alliance for Peacebuilding, participants will re-join USIP for a fireside chat with a closing keynote speaker.

Hosts

United States Institute for Peace (USIP)