Preventing mass atrocities through Development Policies: A roundtable on Economic, Social and Legal aspects

April 18, 2013 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
World Bank Headquarters | Washington DC

Room MC C1 - 110

Auschwitz Institute for Peace & Reconciliation     Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development      Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide & Mass AtrocitiesPreventing mass atrocities through Development Policies: A round table on Economic, Social and Legal aspects

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Overview

This session – at the IMF-WB Civil Society Forum -  seeks to facilitate a dialogue on what a mass atrocity prevention lens for development policy might look like. The panel will draw upon the expertise of development agencies in the Global South and Global North and the discussion will be supported by the experience of the Auschwitz Institute’s longstanding governmental partners, complemented by private attorneys familiar with major development projects in the public and private sectors.

Sponsors

  • Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development (US)
  • Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities
  • Office of the World Bank Executive Director for Germany

Moderator

  • James Waller, Academic Programs Coordinator, Auschwitz Institute for Peace & Reconciliation

Speakers

  • Enzo Maria Le Fevre, Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide & Mass Atrocities
  • H.E. Dr. Francis Deng, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative of South Sudan to the United Nations
  • Troy Alexander, Project Finance Partner, White & Case, LLP
  • Emilio Viano, Bellagio Forum for Sustainable Development
This event is organized within the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development which is a permanent knowledge forum that seeks to connect experts and stakeholders from around the world and to provide a mechanism for continual and efficient knowledge exchange and for the cogeneration of innovative legal solutions to development challenges based on efficiency, equity and justice.