Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum
On 8-9 September 2021, at the request of the UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, CPPF convened an expert brainstorming on climate change, peace, and security in the MENA region. The two-day workshop aimed to supplement an ongoing UN initiative to create an interagency task force on climate change, peace, and security in the region.
On 28 July 2021, CPPF convened a workshop titled “Climate Change, Peace and Security in Central Africa.” The workshop aimed to strengthen a shared understanding of climate-related peace and security risks in the sub-region and promote collaboration among relevant stakeholders in support of a new Climate, Peace and Security project led by the UN Office for Central Africa (UNOCA).
On 29 July 2021, CPPF convened a CPPF Brown Bag Meeting on the Search for Common Ground Pastoralism Toolkit. This meeting was convened to help Search for Common Ground share the results from its recent “Pastoralism and Conflict: Tools for Prevention and Response in the Sudano-Sahel” publication with relevant bodies in the UN system.
On 26, 28 July, and 2 August 2021, CPPF held an expert brainstorming series for the UN on the deepening crisis in Myanmar. The three workshops brought together scholars, civil society leaders, and UN officials to discuss national, regional, and geopolitical dynamics and explore policy options for the international community.