GAAMAC Events

Past Events

Milan, Italy

Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

By the Global Parliamentarians for Global Action, the Stanley Foundation, and the Montreal Insitute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies 

27-28 Novermber 2017 

The Milan Forum is a global initiative to counter violent extremism by working with lawmakers from all regions of the world and to create global democratic consensus in preventing violent extremism and mass atrocities.

The goal of the initiative is to mobilize legislators to adopt effective policies to defeat the ideology of violent extremists through strategies that can bring about their isolation while promoting human rights, inclusion, democracy and good governance, the Rule of Law, gender equality and healthy civil societies.

The Forum will be characterized by the congregation of 100-200 parliamentarians in representation of the Global Parliamentarians for Global Action network from 142 countries in Milan, Italy, on November 27-28, 2017. It will feature discussions that will focus on different subject areas, including justice, gender-equality, civil society and the rehabilitation of children.


Montreal

Organized By : Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

By the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

16 November 2017

Join Phil Gurski, former CSIS strategic analyst, will discusse this theme and his latest book, The Lesser Jihads: Bringing Islamist extremism to the world.

Registration is mandatory for this event - please register online in advance. 


Accra, Ghana

Organized By : Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre

This course aims at training African policymakers, government officials, military, policy and civil society personnel about R2P and its implementation. It is run by the Kofi Annan International Training Centre for Peacekeeping in Accra, Ghana. The deadline for applications was on 30 September. 


Da Nang, Vietnam

11-13 November 2017

The 8th Conference by the Asia-Pacific Mediation Forum (APMF), “The Future of Mediation in the Asia Pacific Region” will be held in Da Nang, Vietnam from November 11 to 13, 2017.

Topics covered will include:

  • Innovative approaches to Mediation and Peace Building in the Asia Pacific Region
  • Community Mediation
  • Court-annexed Mediation
  • Cross-cultural and Inter-cultural Mediation
  • Environmental Mediation
  • Family Mediation across the Life Cycle (disputes involving separation, divorce, children, older people, people with disability, cultural differences)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Mediation and Human Rights
  • Mediation Education, Training, Standards and Accreditation
  • Mediation for Labour, Industry and Commercial Disputes
  • Mediation for Land Disputes
  • Online Dispute Resolution and E-Commerce

The Conference website will be available soon. Meanwhile, please consult the APMF website – www.asiapacificmediationforum.org – and email an "Expression of Interest" in participating, presenting a paper, poster or half-day workshop to dale.bagshaw@unisa.edu and thomas@mediation.vn


New York City

Organized By : Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation

By the Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation 

9 November 2017 

The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation invites you to the book launch of "A Shifting Paradigm: Social media and the changing nature of conflict and conflict response."

Christopher McNaboe initially joined The Carter Center in 2012 as an intern and later became a graduate assistant in the Conflict Resolution Program. During that time, he developed what is now the Syria Conflict Mapping Project and officially joined the program to formalize and expand the Project in December of 2012.

For more information, click here.


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