1. Session 5 - Peacebuilding Coherence Experiences at Country level


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    This session looked at Liberia and South Sudan- the focus countries of the ACCORD Peacebuilding Unit- and the perspectives of local approaches to peacebuilding being used in those countries. Speakers:  Mr. Tobias Okori Atari: Director General of the South Sudan Peace Commission, South Sudan  Dr. Sirisio Oromo: Centre for Peace and Development Studies, University of Juba, South Sudan  Mr. Roosevelt Woods: Executive Director, Foundation for International Dignity (FIND), Liberia  Dr. Joseph Saye Guannu: Director, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Cuttington University, Liberia Discussant:  Dr. William Tsuma: Dialogue Advisor, UNDP Zimbabwe Facilitator:  Mr. Gustavo de Carvalho: Coordinator of the Peacebuilding Unit, ACCORD

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    • CU Episode 170: And Walkmans As Big As Refrigerators!


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      Sony gives honorable discharge papers to its MiniDisc Walkman, Rasberrypi is much smaller than a walkman and happens to be a computer the size of a thumb-drive. The South Sudan will be issuing passports as a new country, but will South California do the same? Six strikes and ISPs slow your roll, a new helper for monitoring fertility, and some bold changes to the music section of the General Instruction to the Roman Missal are possible. All this and much (much) more plus our picks of the week!

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      • Security and Conflict in the Horn of Africa


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        The 2014 Annual David Miller event addresses security and conflict in the Horn of Africa. The region faces a number of security issues, from spreading conflict in South Sudan to the resurgence of militant group al-Shabaab. Amb. David Shinn will chair a panel of experts as they discuss the prospects for peace and security given these conflicts and other regional developments. E.J. Hogendoorn, Deputy Director, Africa, International Crisis Group Nairimas Ole-Sein, Head of Chancery, Embassy of Kenya J. Peter Pham, Director, Africa Center, Atlantic Council Discussion chair: Ambassador David Shinn, Adjunct Professor of International Affairs, GW; Former United States Ambassador to Ethiopia (1996-99) and to Burkina Faso (1987-90)

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