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The Role of Development Agencies in Preventing Mass Atrocities

IMF-WB Spring Meetings side event

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Sponsors: 
<p>Budapest Centre For the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities, Hungary</p><p>USAID</p>

This session – at the IMF - WB Civil Society Forum - by gathering together key players in the donor community, aims to discuss how donors, including aid agencies, can better contribute to mass atrocities prevention or respond when prevention fails. The discussion will focus on possible ways to fo ster cooperation among stakeholders, with the ultimate objective of strengthening the second pillar of the Responsibility to Protect by providing assistance to states to protect their populations from genocide, ethnic cleansing, war crimes, and crimes agai nst humanity

WEDNESDAY April 9, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Room I2 - 220 The World Bank (1850 I St, NW) Washington DC

MODERATOR  

  • Enzo Maria Le Fevr e Cervini, Director of Research and Cooperation, Budapest Centre for the International Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities.

SPEAKERS

  • Nancy Lindborg, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, United States Agency for International Development (tbc)
  • Bernard Harborne, Lead, Violence Prevention Team, World Bank
  • Liberata Mulamula, Ambassador, Embassy of the Repu blic of Tanzania to the US
  •  Davide Zaru , Office of the United Nations Special Advisor s on the Preventio n of Genocide and the Responsibility to Protect

The organizers are partners of the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development (GFLJD), a permanent forum connecting experts and stakeholders from around the world for knowledge exchange and cogenerati on of innovative solutions to development challenges based on equity and justice. www.globalforumljd.org 

Venue: 
The World Bank Headquarters