IPI Live Events During Ministerial Week of the UN General Assembly

Wednesday, September 26th at 8:30am EST
A Conversation with H.E. Gbehzohngar M. Findley, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Liberia
At this Global Leader Series event, Minister Findley will reflect on Liberia’s current opportunities and challenges while also addressing how best the international community can sustain and amplify its support to the country. Read more>>

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Wednesday, September 26th at 4:15pm EST
Women Mediators: Connecting Local and Global Peacebuilders
While the paradigm has been slow to shift, there is growing momentum and support for the full participation of women peacebuilders as mediators and negotiators in peace processes. Read more>>

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Thursday, September 27th at 8:15am EST
Human Rights Defenders: A Global Movement for Peace
This year’s Trygve Lie Symposium will reflect on the progress that has been made, new obstacles that those working to protect and defend human rights face, and the challenges that remain. Read more>>

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Thursday, September 27th at 2:45pm EST
Women and International Peace: A Discussion on Rights, Representation, Resources, and the Way Forward
This Global Leaders discussion will draw on Foreign Minister Margot Wallström’s years as an advocate for women’s rights, including her insights on how the international community can better live up to its obligations to women and girls globally. Read more>>

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Friday, September 28th at 1:15pm EST
Investing in Peace and the Prevention of Violence in the Sahel-Sahara: Voices from Africa
IPI together with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland are cohosting a policy forum during the UN High-Level Week to present the main conclusions and recommendations from the third Regional Conversations on “Investing in Peace and the Prevention of Violence in the Sahel-Sahara.” Read more>>

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Friday, September 28th at 4:45pm EST
Negotiating Peace: A Guide to the Practice, Politics, and Law of International Mediation
Author Sven Koopmans discusses the practical difficulties and dilemmas of negotiating peace agreements, as well as existing solutions and possible future approaches. Read more>>

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