Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)

Mobilizing necessary knowledge to support UN capacity for conflict prevention, peacemaking and peacebuilding

Left to right: UN Special Representative Haile Menkerios, CPPF Board Chair Barnett Rubin, current and former CPPF Directors Bill O'Neill and Teresa Whitfield at CPPF Advisory Board meeting.

Credit: Sarah Doty

The Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF) was established in October 2000 to strengthen the knowledge base and analytical capacity of the United Nations in conflict prevention and management, peacemaking, and peacebuilding. We support UN policymaking and operations by providing UN decision-makers rapid access to leading scholars, experts, and practitioners outside the UN system through informal consultations, off the record briefings, and commissioned research. CPPF has immediate access to senior UN decision-makers, first-hand experience with UN policy and operational planning, and an extensive network of experts who complement our staff’s expertise. CPPF benefits from an Advisory Board of highly-respected practitioners, policymakers, and academics.

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Program Director
William G. O'Neill
Deputy Director
Tatiana Carayannis
Associate Director
Renata Segura
Program Staff
CPPF Advisory Board

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