• 51.APN-CDD-ECOWAS Policy Dialogue on the Future of Democracy and Peace in West Africa

    Date
    Location
    Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events
  • 52.Preparing for the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem (New York)

    CPPF co-organized an event with the International Peace Institute to discuss the upcoming United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, which will take place in April 2016. The discussion highlighted and reflected on the increasingly changing policy landscape at the national level is posing challenges to the current international drug control strategies.

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 53.Abe Fellowship Setsumeikai - Tokyo

    Date
    , 1:00am –
    Program
    Abe Fellowship Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 54.Abe Fellowship Setsumeikai - Tohoku University

    Date
    , 5:00am –
    Program
    Abe Fellowship Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 55.Emerging Views on Global Peace Practice: New Directions in UN Peace Operations, UNA-China, Beijing

    On 14 and 15 July 2015, the SSRC’s China-Africa Knowledge Project, in collaboration with the United Nations Association of China, the American Friends Service Committee, and the Quaker United Nations Office convened a workshop entitled “Emerging Views on Global Peace Practice: New Directions in UN Peace Operations” to discuss current UN peace practice. The workshop, held around the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, brought together a network of Chinese, African, and western sch…

    Date
    Program
    The China-Africa Knowledge Project
    Meetings & Events
  • 56.Abe Fellowship Setsumeikai - Nagoya University

    Date
    Program
    Abe Fellowship Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 57.Unequal Justice: How the US Housing Crisis Continues to Exacerbate the Racial Wealth Gap

    Washington, D.C. From 1:00PM to 2:00 PM, Sarah Burd-Sharps and representatives from the Center for American Progress, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and American Civil Liberties Union will have a panel discussion on the findings of our recent research exploring the impact of the U.S. housing crisis on the racial wealth gap across generations. The event is hosted by the ACLU in their offices at 915 15th Street NW, Washington, D.C., 20005. You can fin…

    Date
    , 1:00pm –
    Location
    Washington, D.C.
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 58.Criminal Bands in Colombia and a possible post-conflict scenario (Paper)

    CPPF commissioned a paper to explore possible scenarios for an eventual post-conflict as it relates to the illicit economies currently controlled by the FARC. The paper analyzes the actors that might remain in control of the US$500 million market and what it could mean for peace in Colombia.

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 59.Meeting of the SSRC Working Group on China-Africa

    The SSRC Working Group on China-Africa and a number of colleagues convened at the SSRC in New York over two days to discuss the project's work and future goals. The Working Group and partners provided continued advice and guidance for a planning process to help identify priorities and design a substantial intervention or series of interventions in research collaboration and capacity building. Discussions spanned the emerging areas of China-Africa research and challenges and capacity gaps in teaching the n…

    Date
    Location
    Social Science Research Council
    Program
    The China-Africa Knowledge Project
    Meetings & Events
  • 60.Sierra Leone (New York)

    As part of the 2015 Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture, the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) requested CPPF to convene a one-day expert brainstorming on Sierra Leone. The meeting brought together the Peacebuilding Architecture’s Advisory Group of Experts (AGE), representatives from the PBSO, and a group of independent experts on Sierra Leone. The brainstorming sought to assess the historic divisions and grievances that explain the onset of conflict in 1991, review the role and evolution of t…

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 61.Northern California Grantmakers Annual Conference

    Measure of America co-director Kristen Lewis will be describing the state of California at the opening session of the Northern California Grantmakers Annual Conference. Following her presentation, both PolicyLink Founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell and University of Southern California Professor of Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity Dr. Manuel Pastor will address the conference. This conference is open to NCG members and non-member funders.

    Date
    , 7:30am –
    Location
    San Francisco, CA
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 62.SSRC Seminar by Dr. Comfort Ero

    Date
    , 1:30pm –
    Location
    Social Science Research Council, Brooklyn, NY
    Program
    African Peacebuilding Network
    Meetings & Events
  • 63.Abe Fellowship Colloquium - "The Business of Personal Data in the United States"

    Date
    , 5:00am –
    Program
    Abe Fellowship Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 64.Adolescents and the juvenile justice system in Uruguay (Montevideo)

    CPPF organized a meeting in Montevideo to discuss the current state of the juvenile justice system in Uruguay to try to identify possible reform recommendations based on national and international experiences and best practices.

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 65.South Sudan (New York)

    CPPF held an expert brainstorming on the rule of law in South Sudan at the request of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). The meeting brought together participants from key rule of law sectors both within DPKO and the United Nations Mission on South Sudan (UNMISS) and external experts on South Sudan and rule of law. The discussion provided an analysis of the security environment before and after the outbreak of hostilities in December 2013, examined UN and other implementation efforts on cap…

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 66.Legislative Briefing: Portrait of California

    Measure of America co-directors Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis will be briefing the California Legislature and interested parties regarding findings of A Portrait of California 2014–2015. They will be introduced by Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins and United Ways of California CEO Pete Manzo. The event is open to the public; interested parties should contact Bryan Ha of United Way at bha@unitedwaysca.org.

    Date
    , 3:00pm –
    Location
    Sacramento, CA
    Program
    Measure of America
    Meetings & Events
  • 67.Burundi (Brussels)

    As part of the 2015 Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture, the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) requested CPPF to convene a small expert brainstorming on the lessons learned from the Peacebuilding Architecture’s engagement in Burundi. The meeting brought together the Peacebuilding Architecture’s Advisory Group of Experts (AGE) and representatives from the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), and included a briefing from Dr. Susanna Campbell, Researcher at the Centre on Conflict, Developmen…

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 68.South Sudan (Brussels)

    As part of the 2015 Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture, the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) requested CPPF to convene a one-day expert brainstorming on South Sudan. The meeting brought together the Peacebuilding Architecture’s Advisory Group of Experts (AGE), representatives from the PBSO, and a group of independent experts on South Sudan. The brainstorming sought to take stock of the factors that led to the onset of civil war in December 2013, review the role and evolution of the United Na…

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 69.Abe Fellowship Colloquium - "The Impact of Disasters on Trade: A Detailed Look at Katrina (US) and 3-11 (Japan)"

    Date
    , 5:00am –
    Program
    Abe Fellowship Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 70.Central African Republic (Brussels)

    As part of the 2015 Review of the Peacebuilding Architecture, the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) requested CPPF to convene a one-day expert brainstorming on the Central African Republic (CAR). The meeting brought together the Peacebuilding Architecture’s Advisory Group of Experts (AGE), representatives from the PBSO, and a group of independent experts on CAR. The brainstorming sought to provide a historical assessment of the factors that led to a resurgence of violence, review the role and evolu…

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 71.Measuring College Learning in History: Continuing the Conversation

    On March 13-14, 2015 the Measuring College Learning in History panel, a group of ten historians from across the country, gathered to discuss teaching, learning, and assessment in undergraduate history education. On March 13-14, 2015 the Measuring College Learning in History panel, a group of ten historians from across the country, gathered to discuss teaching, learning, and assessment in undergraduate history education. In addition to discussing the essential skills, concepts, and habits of mind that hist…

    Date
    Program
    Measuring College Learning Project
    Meetings & Events
  • 72.Arabia-Asia: Imperial Media and Manpower between East and West Asia

    Roundtable at the Arab Council for the Social Sciences Second General Conference.

    Date
    Location
    Crowne Plaza Beirut
    Program
    InterAsia Program
    Meetings & Events
  • 73.Economic trends in South America (New York)

    CPPF organized a small meeting to discuss the social and political implications of the current economic conditions in South America. The discussion focuses on fiscal and currency control policies and the administration of extractive industries; and the implications of the current economic performance of the region on upcoming on the social and political stability in the region in general.

    Date
    Program
    Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
    Meetings & Events
  • 74.Measuring College Learning in Biology: Continuing the Conversation

    On March 6-7, 2015 the Measuring College Learning in Biology panel convened for a second time to discuss learning outcomes and assessment for undergraduates in their field. On March 6-7, 2015 the Measuring College Learning in Biology panel convened for a second time to discuss learning outcomes and assessment for undergraduates in their field. The meeting offered an opportunity to discuss undergraduate education in the field as a whole, and to think about ways to ensure that today’s biology students ga…

    Date
    Program
    Measuring College Learning Project
    Meetings & Events
  • 75.Pardis Mahdavi - International Workshop on “Intimate Lives of Intimate Laborers”

    Although the past decade has witnessed a resurgence of interest in questions of human trafficking, intimate labor, and the feminization of migration, few scholars have positioned the intimate lives of laborers at the center of analysis. This workshop proposes to address this gap in our understanding of the intersections of family, kinship, and the intimate choices of those working in the sphere of intimate labor. Rather than focusing on the labor performed by intimate laborers, we focus instead on the int…

    Date
    February 28th
    Location
    Room 309, Nishi-Waseda Building, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University (1-21-1 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051 JAPAN) http://web.waseda.jp/gsaps/en/access/
    Program
    Abe Fellowship Program
    Meetings & Events