The Foundation for Achieving Seamless Territory (FAST), New York University’s Center on International Cooperation (CIC) and the Permanent Mission of Australia (with other Permanent Missions TBC) are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the collaborative project and publication “UN Peacekeeping Missions in Urban Environments: The Legacy of UNMIL.”
Urgent action is needed to bend the curve and accelerate the implementation of evidence-based violence reduction and prevention strategies that help those working at the national or local level. This event at Geneva Peace Week seeks to showcase early success stories in different countries to strengthen and transform preventative action, presenting the latest research by the International Peace Institute and the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just, and Inclusive Societies.
This high-level dialogue will underscore the power of multilateralism to address the world’s most urgent challenges, among them, climate change, sustainable development, protracted humanitarian crises, large-scale human rights abuse, and threats to international peace and security. They are complex, global, cross-border issues that countries cannot address on their own.
Bringing together the Presidents of the General Assembly, ECOSOC, and the Security Council, the dialogue will underscore the value of discussing development, peace and security, and human rights in support of collective objectives.
Associate Director David Steven will join a panel of speakers for the plenary session of PeaceCon 2018, entitled Global Policy Frameworks on Sustaining Peace: A Call for Collaborative and Collective Action.
Stand Up for SDG16+: Accelerating Progress on SDG 16+ is a high-level side event to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. In the same spirit of the joint 2018 HLPF launch, this side event will continue to shine a spotlight on SDG 16+ and build momentum to support the achievement of SDG 16+ as an end goal itself and as an enabler for other SDGs. The side event will provide a platform for member states, private sector, civil society, and youth to highlight how they are supporting the achievement of SDG 16+.