Brown Bag Lunch Events 2014


25/11/2014: Current and future challenges for Timor-Leste’s youth in becoming partners and leaders in nation-building: Jose F.V. de Sousa – Timor Leste Country Director, Search for Common Ground

13/11/2014: Experiences with peacebuilding across religions in Syria: Dr Marc Gopin – Director, Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution


13/10/2014: “We are all citizens” – an Iraqi civil society contribution on the protection of minorities: Abdallah Khaled – Director, Al-Mesalla; and Housam Abdallah – Head, Yezidi Fraternity and Solidarity League


19/09/2014: The role of the Holy See in promoting peace: Fr. Paul Lansu – Senior Policy Advisor, Pax Christi International


27/08/2014: The role of civil society in conflict prevention in West Africa: Prospects and challenges: Omolara Balogun – Policy Advocacy Officer, West Africa Civil Society Institute

22/08/2014: Unfinished peace: The ongoing peace processes in the Philippines: Cesar Villanueva – Director for Popular Peace Education, Pax Christi Institute Philippines and Member of the Philippines Ecumenical Peace Platform; and Marte Hellema – Regional Coordinator – Asia Pacific and Programme Manager – Public Outreach, Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict


09/07/2014: Eight years of peacebuilding experience in Nepal: Reflections and lessons learned: Rajendra Mulmi – Country Director – Nepal Programme, Search for Common Ground

01/07/2014: Mediation and transitional justice in EU foreign policy: Principle, policy and practice: Dr Laura Davis – writer and consultant; Dr Steven Blockmans – Head of EU Foreign Policy, Centre for European Policy Studies; Eldridge Adolfo – Conflict & Mediation Adviser, European External Action Service


25/06/2014: Community security: a vehicle for peacebuilding and statebuilding: William Bennett – Conflict and Security Advisor, Julie Brethfeld – Country Manager – Nepal Programme, Saferworld

20/06/2014: Peace informatics: Conflict resolution in a digital age: Ulrich Mans – Project Leader – Research Innovation, Centre for Innovation of Leiden University College – Campus The Hague

11/06/2014: Transitional Justice in Colombia: Enhancing victims’ participation: Peter Hauschnik – Programme Coordinator, GIZ


27/05/2014: Soutien aux femmes leaders en Afghanistan : Impact, Défis & Opportunités Fahimeh Robiolle – Consultant and Associate, ESSEC IRENÉ

21/05/2014: Réconciliation et cohésion sociale en Côte d’Ivoire: Où en sommes-nous? Patrick Zadi Zadi Anderson – Researcher, Peacebuilding Specialist and Trainer

07/05/2014: Engagement of Civil Society in Security Sector Reform processes in the DRC: Lena Slachmujilder – Vice President – Programs, Search for Common Ground


14/04/2014: M&E Challenges in Peacebuilding Programmes: Vanessa Corlazzoli – Senior Manager – Design, Monitoring and Evaluation, Search for Common Ground


26/03/2014: Peacebuilding in 3D: EU and US approaches: Eva Gross – Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies

12/03/2014: Quelles opportunités d’action pour la société civile dans la gestion des conflits au Burkina Faso ? Eloïse Bertrand – Programme Associate – Sahel, Search for Common Ground

04/03/2014: Civilian Protection through Humanitarian Engagement of Armed Non-State Actors: Elisabeth Decrey Warner – Executive President, and Mehmet Balci – Programme Director for the Middle East and Senior Advisor, Geneva Call


28/02/2014: Crisis in Ukraine: Promoting Peace and the Role of the EU: Natalia Mirimanova – Co-director, Crimea Policy Dialogue

19/02/2014: Mobilising Member States in EU advocacy: CONCORD’s experience: Seamus Jeffreson – Director, European NGO confederation for Relief and Development (CONCORD)

04/02/2014: The Role of Civil Society Organisations in influencing EU External Action: Dr Daniela Irrera, University of Catania and Dr Meike Rodekamp – Policy Analyst, German Council of Science and Humanities


24/01/2014: Strategies and Next Steps for the Responsibility to Protect: Co-operation with Regional Organisations and the Role of Civil Society: Jennifer Welsh – Special Advisor on the Responsibility to Protect, United Nations

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