KNOWLEDGE FOR PREVENTION (K4P) ONLINE SYMPOSIUM BEGINNING NEXT WEEK!
We are pleased to share that our second annual Knowledge for Prevention (K4P) online symposium will launch next week. Please join us on Monday, September 28, from 9 till 11 am (EST) for a high-level speaker series with:
- Dr. Shelly Whitman, Executive Director, Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace & Security
- Honourable Harjit Singh Sajjan, Canada’s Minister of National Defence
- Steve Killelea, Founder of the Institute for Economics and Peace
- LGen (ret’d) Roméo Dallaire, Founder of the Dallaire Institute for Children, Peace & Security
- Virginia Gamba, United Nations Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
- Masai Ujiri, Founder of Giants of Africa and President of the Toronto Raptors Basketball Club
- Myrah Oloo, Youth Leader and Giants of Africa Alumni
An exciting aspect of this year’s symposium will be the inclusion on each of our panels of young leaders from around the globe affecting change in their communities. From Somalia and Northern Ireland, to Cameroon, Kenya and South Sudan, we can’t wait for you to meet these incredible individuals. As we will learn next week, the value of the role and insights of young people cannot be understated in creating lasting conditions for sustainable peace.
A list of panels has been included below. Please note that all sessions will take place daily from 9 till 11 am (EST).
- Children, Peace & Security: Understanding Children's Roles within the Global Peace and Security Agenda (Tuesday, September 29)
- Women, Peace & Security: Reflecting on the 20th Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (Wednesday, September 30)
- The Dynamics of Recruitment Prevention (Thursday, October 1)
- From Early Warning to Early Action: Rethinking Global Child Protection and Recruitment Prevention (Friday, October 2)
Thank you for your continued support and engagement during these unprecedented and challenging times. We are thinking of you and sending you our best wishes. Now more than ever, our collective efforts to prioritize the rights of children affected by armed conflict are essential.
- The Dallaire Institute Team
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