Launch Event - Report on Civil Society Participation in Peace-Making and Mediation Support in the APSA

23 Feb 2021 - 11:15

This report offers comparative insights on the framework for civil society inclusion in peacemaking and the potential contributions of African civil society organisations to the continued development of mediation support capacity in the African Union, Economic Community of the West  African States and Southern African Development Community.

You are cordially invited to the launch of the report.

Date:                          Monday, 01 March 2021

Time:                          14:00-16:00 East African Time. (GMT+3)

Venue:                       Online event via meeting link and passcode; Microsoft Teams

RSVP:                         RSVP to aflink@ijr.org.za by 23 February 2021

Report access:          Download the report here

Moderator:              Prof Tim Murithi, Head of Peacebuilding Programme, IJR

Speakers:                 Nii David Addy, Head of Peace & Security Programme, GIZ Addis Ababa

                                    Dr Michael Aeby, author of report, Senior Research Consultant, IJR

                                    Mike Bugason, Coordinator, African Union Mediation Support Unit

                                    Dr Martha Mutisi, Senior Programme Officer, International Development Research Centre

                                    Dr Brown Odigie, Program Officer Capacity-Building, ECOWAS Mediation Facilitation Division

                                    Levinia Addae-Mensah, Deputy Executive Director, West African Network for Peacebuilding

                                    Dr Amandine Gnanguênon, Visiting Fellow, European Council of Foreign Relations

                                    Dr Dimpho Deleglise, Associate Research Fellow, United Nations University

                                    Glenn Farred, Director, SADC-Council of Non-Governmental Organisations