Washington DC Peace & Security Forum

The Washington DC Office of Peace and Security Affairs focuses on volatile areas of tension and conflict. Its forums bring together government officials, academics, diplomats, civil society representatives, and journalists to  explores way in which stable and sustainable security can be established and lasting peace eventually achieved. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Deputy Director.

Washington DC, USA - A Feb. 19, 2014 forum in Washington DC discussed some of the factors that favor India’s role as a global facilitator for stability and confidence building between Russia, China, the US, the EU and the Middle East.

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Washington DC, USA - In advance of the upcoming Geneva II conference UPF convened a forum in Washington DC on Jan. 15, 2014 on “Women’s Role in Syria’s Transition and Reconciliation.”

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UPF's Washington DC Office of Peace and Security Affairs focuses on volatile areas of tension and conflict, exploring ways in which stable and sustainable security can be established and lasting peace eventually achieved.

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Washington DC, USA - "Transnational Crime and Gang Violence" was the topic of a Dec. 11, 2013 forum organized by UPF's Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington, DC.

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Washington DC, USA - A Peace and Security Forum on the topic "Human Trafficking and Poverty, a Critical Connection: Creating a Culture Free of Slavery" took place in Washington DC, USA, on Nov. 6, 2013. A

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Washington DC, USA - UPF's Office of Peace and Security Affairs held a forum on Oct. 15, 2013, on the topic of Peace Zones: Creating Avenues for Stability through Development with case studies from Korea, South Sudan, Colombia and Kurdistan.

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Washington DC, USA - A Peace and Security Forum on "Peace, Stability, and Economic Development in Micronesia" on Sept. 18, 2013, addressed the impact of climate change, economic development in the region, and the role of the external powers in working with the region on these critical challenges.

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Experts in the field gathered for a Peace and Security Forum on June 26, 2013, to discuss transnational organized crime and its many faces – drug and human trafficking, money laundering, corruption and the link between transnational crime and terrorism.

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A Peace and Security Forum on May 22, 2013, on “Two States, One Country: Israel-Palestine: A Path Towards a Shared Future” emphasized a shared future for Israelis and Palestinians.

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Washington DC, USA - Participants in a Peace and Security Forum on April 12, 2013 discussed approaches to reduce tensions in the East and South China Seas.

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Washington DC, USA - The March 13, 2013 forum of UPF's Office of Peace and Security Affairs in Washington DC focused the lens of religion on several conflict areas.

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UPF's Washington DC Office of Peace and Security Affairs was established to give serious attention to volatile areas of tension and conflict. The office explores ways in which stable and sustainable security can be established and lasting peace eventually achieved. Ten forums were held in 2011 and 2012.

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