Join the Malian Ambassador & Authors for “Peacebuilding Perspectives on Mali”

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Melanie Kawano-Chiu is Director of Learning and Evaluation at the Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP). She leads the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium, a partnership of AfP, CDA Collaborative Learning, Mercy Corps, Search for Common Ground, and the US Institute of Peace, to foster whole-of-field solutions to the challenge of evaluation in conflict-affected settings. The PEC is made possible by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

USIP Building Join the Alliance for Peacebuilding, Honorable Ambassador of Mali to the U.S. Al Maamoun Baba Lamine Keita, and four of the authors from the inaugural issue of Building Peace: A Forum for Peace and Security in the 21st Century on Tuesday, April 16th at 2:45pm EST at the U.S. Institute of Peace.

During the Alliance for Peacebuilding Annual Conference, the panel on “Peacebuilding Perspectives on Mali” will demonstrate how the insights and frameworks that peacebuilders contribute to timely and important global challenges, such as the current conflict in Mali. The Building Peace authors from around the world will discuss their areas of expertise and articles – and how their lessons learned may be applied to Mali:

  • John Agoglia, Vice President, IDS International
  • Paula Gaviria Betancur, Director, Special Administrative Unit for Reparations and Comprehensive Attention to Victims, Colombian Government
  • Rafif Jouejati, Spokesperson for the Local Coordination Committees in Syria and the Director of FREE-Syria
  • Georges Tshionaza Mata, Coordonnateur Régional, PREGESCO

In addition, the Honorable Ambassador of Mali to the U.S. Al Maamoun Baba Lamine Keita will highlight the most important recent developments in Mali and reflect on the collective comments of our panelists; while systems expert Rob Ricigliano, Director, Institute of World Affairs, University of Wisconsin will discuss the need for a holistic and systemic approach to adequately address the conflict in Mali.

Be a part of this timely and important discussion by for the panel by registering for the panel – or all three days of the Alliance for Peacebuilding Annual Conference – here by Wednesday, April 10th.

Or, join us online for the live Webcast on April 16th.

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