Great Lakes Stakeholders and Experts Retreat

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.

China and the Global South Workshop

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

CPPF Meeting on Ethiopia

On 27 October CPPF convened a meeting on Ethiopia at the request of the UN Eastern Africa Division of DPPA, the meeting aimed to discuss the current conflict in northern Ethiopia and its implications, as well as the likely scenarios to unfold.

Book Talk – Roadblock Politics: The Origins of Violence in Central Africa

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.

CPPF-Project Canopy Presentation on Central Africa

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.

CPPF Haiti Workshop (VTC)

CPPF convened a workshop on Haiti to help inform the review of the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH). This workshop provided a deep-dive into current political, governance, and socioeconomic dynamics, as well as the role and impact of the UN in Haiti.

Guatemala Series No. 2 (VTC)

CPPF convened its fourteenth virtual meeting among Guatemalan civil society members to brainstorm opportunities to address rule of law and corruption issues in Guatemala.

Expert Brainstorming on Somalia (VTC)

On 19 November 2021, CPPF convened an expert briefing on Somalia with Amb. James Swan, the UN Secretary-General’s Representative in Somalia.