Preventing War & Securing Peace in the 21st Century

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December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Lamb Room

Join Shamil Idriss, CEO, Search for Common Ground , the world’s largest dedicated peace-building organization & nominee for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, for a discussion on the shifting nature of war and peace in the 21st century.

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:

  • How the nature of conflict is changing & what it means for global stability
  • What lessons can be drawn from frontline conflict resolution & peacebuilding
  • How we can apply these lessons to achieve sustainable peace & foster the
    cooperation needed to tackle our biggest challenges in the 21st century

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Shamil Idriss is the Chief Executive Officer of Search for Common Ground, the world’s largest dedicated peace-building organization. In his current capacity as CEO, and in his previous capacities as President, Chief Operating Officer, and Burundi Country Director, Shamil has led Search’s efforts to end violent conflict in more than 35 countries globally, including some of the most devastating conflict zones in the Middle East and Africa.

Among his many accomplishments, Shamil was appointed in 2005 by United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan as Deputy Director of the UN Alliance of Civilizations. In this role, he supported high-level political and religious leaders in developing policy recommendations and action plans to improve cross-cultural relations between Western and Muslim-majority countries, before, during, and after the Arab Spring revolutions.

Details

Date:
December 17
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Organizer

Adult Programs
Phone:
203-594-5003
Email:
newsletter@newcanaanlibrary.org

Venue

Lamb Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003

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