Carnegie Peacebuilding Conversations

Parallel sessions Round 3


Programme Day 2

Parallel sessions (Round 3)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
4:15 – 5:30PM



Funmi Olonisakin, Vice-President, Vice-Principal, International Professor of Security, Leadership & Development at King’s College London, Founding Director of the African Leadership Centre, and former Member of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Group of Experts on the UN Peacebuilding Architecture

Jean-Marie Guéhenno, Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, President of the International Crisis Group, Chairman of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Ambassador to the Western European Union, and head of the French Foreign Ministry’s Policy Planning Staff

James Dobbins, RAND Senior Fellow and Distinguished Chair, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Europe, Ambassador to the European Community, Special Assistant to the President for the Western Hemisphere, and Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Kosovo, Bosnia, Haiti, and Somalia

Moderated by:

Stephen Del Rosso, Program Director, International Peace & Security at the Carnegie Corporation of New York

Organised by:
Carnegie Corporation of New York

New geopolitical realities are challenging notions of peace and security in the 21st Century, while remnants of the “unfinished business” of the previous century remain problematic. In the current dynamic global environment, where old verities and institutions seem ill-equipped to deal with emergent threats. perspectives from Africa, Europe, and the United States can help illuminate the extent of both the risks and opportunities facing the world in the decades ahead.    

Peace Through Law: Challenges in promoting the Rule of Law


Her Excellency Judge Xue Hanqin, Vice-President of the International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Professor Jean-Marc Thouvenin, Secretary-General of The Hague Academy of International Law
Professor Hélène Tigroudja, Member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee for France (starting 2019) and Senior Global Fellow at the New York University School of Law

Organised by: The Hague Academy of International Law

The rule of law provides stability and trust to actors of all different levels. Peace through law, that is what the Peace Palace stands for. Peace through law is fostered through the important work of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). Moreover, The Hague Academy of International Law education hundreds of students from all around the world every year in international law. In this way, the Academy creates the next generation policy-makers, lawyers and judges that promote the international rule of law, globally. More information about the exact topic of the session will follow soon.

Health as a foundation for Education

Ian Walker, Managing Director of Johnson & Johnson
Mick Jackson, Founder of WildHearts
Erwin Telemans, CEO of Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT)

Organising Lead: Johnson & Johnson

More information on this session will be published soon.

Social programme: Guided Tour of the Peace Palace and Gardens