Tuesday, January 20, 2009

[IWS] Launch of the Forum for Peacebuilding Ethics (PeacE)

IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

Forum for Peacebuilding Ethics

Launch of the Forum for Peacebuilding Ethics (PeacE)

PeacE is an online forum aimed at facilitating an active and ongoing dialogue between
researchers, policymakers and practitioners to address ethical issues at all levels of

Date: The launch will be held on 19 February, 2009
Location: The Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, New York City
Time: Seminar 2:30-5:30pm ­ Drinks reception 5:30-7pm

The seminar panel will include:

Karen Barnes
Karen Barnes is Senior Programme Officer on gender issues within the Peacebuilding Issues Programme at
International Alert. She has lead responsibility for a multi-year, cross-regional programme around the implementation
of Security Council Resolution 1325. Her expertise is at both policy and field level with a particular focus on West
Africa, and her recent publications include papers on gender-based violence and gender and security sector reform.
She is currently completing her PhD in International Relations at the London School of Economics, focusing on gender
issues and peacebuilding in Sierra Leone. She has previously worked for UNHCR, Human Rights Watch and IISS, and
has held various academic research jobs.

Roland Paris
Roland Paris is University Research Chair in International Security and Governance at the University of Ottawa. He is
also the founding director of the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University, and Associate Professor in
the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. His research interests are in the fields of international
security, international governance and foreign policy.

Oliver Richmond (To Be Confirmed)
Oliver Richmond is a Professor in the School for International Relations at the University of St Andrews. His primary
area of expertise is in peace and conflict theory, and in particular its interlinkages with IR theory. He directs the
Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, which aims to stimulate and facilitate new thinking in theoretical and empirical
terms in the area of peace and conflict studies. He has been involved in fieldwork in Cyprus and Turkey, Kosovo,
Bosnia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, East Timor, Nepal and Kashmir, as well as in the Eastern Congo region.
For more information and to register for this event, please email peaceethics@prio.no.

[Thanks to Mary Newhart, Assistant Director, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution & Adjunct Professor of Law, Cornell Law School for the tip]

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