Ms.

Gay Rosenblum-Kumar

Senior Secretary

UN Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action

Gay Rosenblum-Kumar has worked with the United Nations for twenty-five years and ten years prior to that with NGOs primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. She currently heads the Secretariat of the Interagency UN Framework for Preventive Action (FT), an informal mechanism at UN Headquarters assisting UN agencies, departments and Country Teams to strengthen their skills to work with national stakeholders in building local capacities to prevent and mitigate destructive conflict. Such initiatives often include activities to: enhance conflict analysis and response capacity, train facilitators and mediators; support local peace committees, strengthen institutions for dialogue and consensus-building; support electoral violence prevention campaigns, promote conflict-sensitive policy and practice, and other initiatives to enhance peace and development.