Potential Conflict Roundtable Series

Director: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action
November 2007 - Present

This series consists of quarterly events sponsored by the Center for Preventive Action, convenes experts from government, private sector, nongovernmental, and civil society to analyze weak or fragile regions and states at risk of conflict in the next two to five years and to devise approaches to work with practitioners to build early policy responses to address those situations.

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting

The Warning-Response Problem

Speaker:

Christoph Meyer, King's College London

Discussant:

Ken Knight, National Intelligence Council

Presider:

Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
October 22, 2009

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Egypt on the Brink?

Speakers:

Steven A. Cook, Council on Foreign Relations, Steven Heydemann, U.S. Institute of Peace

Presider:

Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
October 1, 2008

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Kyrgyzstan

Presider:

Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Charles F. Dambach, President and CEO, Alliance for Peacebuilding, Michael S. Lund, Management Systems International
April 9, 2008

This meeting is not for attribution.

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Roundtable Meeting

The Future of Bangladesh

Presider:

Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Sumit Ganguly, Professor of Political Science, Indiana University
February 13, 2008

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Consolidating the Peace in DRC: The Challenge of Eastern Congo

Presider:

Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Severine Autesserre, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Thomas Turner, Country Specialist, Democratic Republic of Congo, Amnesty International USA (DC)
November 27, 2007

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Guinea

Presider:

Major General William L. Nash, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, The Council on Foreign Relations
May 23, 2007

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

South-Central Asia

Presider:

Major General William L. Nash, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Barnett R. Rubin, Director of Studies and Senior Fellow, New York University
January 25, 2007

This meeting is not for attribution.

Roundtable Meeting

Beyond Iraq: Sources and Solutions to Conflict on the Arabian Peninsula

Speaker:

Rachel Bronson, Council on Foreign Relations

Presider:

Major General William L. Nash
April 3, 2006

This meeting is not for attribution.