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ISS participated at the Annual Conference of the Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding

July 10, 2017 / ISS

The meeting, which was organised by the Woodrow Wilson Center, had the objective of gathering a group of African think tanks and research institutes and to: (1) influence American policy makers in the area of peacebuilding; (2) to learn from partners experiences and identify approaches for better collaboration between member institutions; (3) enhance particular skills related to policy work in Africa, with a particular focus on communication and media engagement. ISS also presented on an open seminar entitled: Peacebuilding Architectures and Institutions – What Works? Such presentation provided TfP the opportunity to share views on the evolving trends at the UN and AU on peacebuilding and conflict prevention, and recommendations for strengthened approaches.