Enhanced Integration of MHPSS in Peacebuilding | Including Address by Min. Kaag

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 12:22

The Netherlands promotes integration of mental health and psychosocial support in peacebuilding efforts. During this session, recommendations for the UN Peacebuilding Architecture Review, developed with a multidisciplinary Task Force, are shared. These may also give new entry points for your work, including on prevention and access to justice. Follow-up meetings will provide space for reaction and exchange.

Megan Price

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 12:13

Megan is Head of the Secretariat of the Knowledge Platform for Security and Rule of Law (KPSRL). In this role she works to strengthen relationships across different communities of practice, and to encourage synergy as well as constructive debate with the goal of improving international security and rule of law policy and implementation.

Closing Plenary

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 12:11

At this time, Special Rapporteur, Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin, and David Mwambari will give the closing addresses for Day 1 of KPAC20.

Opening Plenary

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 12:09

This year, we are honored to welcome Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin of Ireland as the Keynote Speaker for the KPSRL 2020 Annual Conference. Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin is the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism.  

David Mwambari

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 12:05

David Mwambari is a Lecturer of African Security and Leadership Studies at The African Leadership Centre in the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy, King’s College London (UK). He is a by-fellow at Churchill College Cambridge University (UK) and a Diaspora Fellow at the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (Senegal). He is core-faculty at the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights (UK and USA).

Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 12:03

Special Rapporteur, Fionnuala D. Ní Aoláin, is a University Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota; holder of the Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy, and Society; and Faculty Director of the Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School. She is concurrently a professor of law at the Queen’s University of Belfast, School of Law.

Madeline Church

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 11:56

Madeline Church is the Head of Strategy and Organisational Development at Saferworld UK. She has 25 years of experience as an evaluator, facilitator, innovator, and organisational development professional and systems thinker in conflict prevention, peacebuilding, human rights, internal displacement and network/platform development. as it happens, and recording ‘in-time’ evidence to foster learning and adaptation.