Monthly Archives: May 2018

Peacebuilding in the “new” Gambia: Implementing a participatory, inclusive and local-ownership approach to conflict and development analysis

Gambian President Adama Barrow announced a four-year development plan to lay the foundations for sustainable economic growth. The main objective of the 2018-2021 National Development Plan (NDP) is to “deliver good governance and accountability, social cohesion, national reconciliation and a revitalized and transformed economy for the wellbeing of all Gambians.” On May 22, 2018, the government of The Gambia held a donor round table meeting in Brussels to present this plan. Ahead of this round table Interpeace, through its International Peacebuilding Advisory Team (IPAT), supported the…

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Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action

The 2018 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development addressed the politics of peace by assessing how different policies, processes and tools can be used to overcome political obstacles to building and sustaining peace. Interpeace and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation hosted a two-part session on May 8 and 9, entitled: “Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action.”

Young people make up a quarter of the world’s population and many are already engaged in efforts to promote more peaceful and inclusive societies and prevent conflict. Despite the fact that they bring new and important…

<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>APRES-MIDI ANNULEE</FONT> Convention sur l'interdiction ou la limitation de l'emploi de certaines armes classiques qui peuvent être considérées comme produisant des effets traumatiques excessifs ou comme frappant sans discrimination, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>APRES-MIDI ANNULEE</FONT> Convention sur l'interdiction ou la limitation de l'emploi de certaines armes classiques qui peuvent être considérées comme produisant des effets traumatiques excessifs ou comme frappant sans discrimination, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

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<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>AFTERNOON CANCELLED</FONT> Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

<FONT COLOR=#CC0000>AFTERNOON CANCELLED</FONT> Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, Group of Governmental Experts of the High Contracting Parties to the CCW on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – 1st Session 2018 session – side events

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