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Speaker Events - June 22, 2010

Ed Husain: “You Do Not Tolerate Intolerance—You Challenge It”

Ed Husain, an English-born Muslim of immigrant parents, spent five years of his life as a radical Islamist in Britain but now heads a think-tank on countering Islamic extremism. 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - June 21, 2010

Progress on Climate Talks: “A Marathon, Not a Sprint”

Acknowledging the disappointment that many people felt after United Nations climate talks in Copenhagen in December, but urging people not to let temporary setbacks undermine faith in long range success, Harvard University Professor Robert Stavins described the development of climate policy as “a marathon and not a sprint.’”  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - June 14, 2010

IPI Holds Roundtable Discussion on UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Following the institutionalization of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) in 2009, there has been a great deal of discussion about its role and function and its relationship to other UN bodies addressing global terrorism.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - May 13, 2010

Norway Ambassador: “Race Between Disarmament and Proliferation”

“There is indeed a race between disarmament and proliferation,” said Knut Langeland, Ambassador for Disarmament from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, addressing an overflow audience at IPI.   

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - May 11, 2010

Finnish Expert: “Regional Conflicts Are Closely Connected With Nuclear Arms Race”

Longtime nuclear-arms expert Raimo Väyrynen told an IPI audience that regional conflicts in the Middle East and South Asia are “closely connected with the nuclear arms race.”
 

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - April 14, 2010

Combating Incitement to Terrorism

On April 14th, IPI and the permanent mission of Turkey to the UN brought together nearly one hundred members of the UN community to discuss combating incitement to terrorism and promoting international dialogue and cooperation to that end.  

 
 

 

Conferences - March 16, 2010

Jordan Plays Host to International Terrorism Experts for IPI Conference

On March 16-17, the International Peace Institute and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-organized a conference on “Countering Violent Extremism: Learning from Deradicalization Programs in Some Muslim-Majority States,” in Amman, Jordan.  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - March 01, 2010

US Official: "No Trade-Off Between Our Security and Our Values"

“International Counterterrorism Policy in the Obama Administration: Developing a Strategy for the Future” was the subject of a well-attended address at IPI on Monday, March 1st by Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism at the US Department of State.
  

 
 

 

Speaker Events - January 25, 2010

Gareth Evans: “Absolutely Serious About Getting to Zero”

Gareth Evans, co-chair of the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, made a passionate declaration of the commission’s commitment to bringing the number of worldwide nuclear arms to zero.  

 
 

 

Panel Discussions - November 02, 2009

Study: 20 Million Displaced by Climate-related Disasters in 2008

An IPI policy forum launched a new joint study by a UN office and a prominent Norwegian group showing that 36 million people were displaced in 2008 by sudden onset natural disasters — 20 million of them by climate-related disasters such as storms and floods.  

 
 

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