On 10-11 November 2022, CPPF held the 5th Great Lakes Stakeholders and Experts Retreat in Nairobi, Kenya. This retreat brought together Special Envoys and international decision makers representing regional institutions, member states, and peace operations, together with scholars and expert practitioners on and from the Great Lakes.
On 3-4 November 2022, the China and the Global South workshop was held at the Penn Club, the workshop brought together scholars from different parts of the world to discuss the preliminary findings of the China and the Global South Project and strategies for building sustainable research capacity on China’s engagement with the Global South
On 14 April 2022, UVC, in partnership with the New School Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs, organized a book talk on Peer Schouten’s recently published book Roadblock Politics: The Origins of Violence in Central Africa. The talk featured Tatiana Carayannis and Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Ambassador to the United Nations.
On 14 April 2022, CPPF held a brownbag meeting for the UN in partnership with Project Canopy on the geospatial mapping of deforestation and conflict in Central Africa. The meeting brought together UN officials of the Climate Security Mechanism and UN officials from the geospatial team to discuss an online environmental conflict platform for Central Africa.