Center for Preventive Action Meetings

Political Instability in Jordan

Speakers: Robert Satloff, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, David Schenker, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
January 15, 2013

This meeting is not for attribution.

Preventing Chemical Weapon Use in Syria

Speakers: Michael Eisenstadt, Senior Fellow and Director of the military and security studies program, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Leonard S. Spector, Deputy Director, Monterey Institute's Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Paul B. Stares, eneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
December 14, 2012

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The Future of Conflict and Stabilization Operations

Speaker: Rick Barton, Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vesey senior fellow for conflict prevention and director of the Center for Preventative Action, Council on Foreign Relations
December 12, 2012

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Electoral-related Violence in Kenya

Speaker: Joel D. Barkan, Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Presider: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey senior fellow for conflict prevention and director of the Center for Preventative Action, Council on Foreign Relations
September 25, 2012

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The United Nations and the Rule of Law

Speakers: Mark P. Lagon, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights, Council on Foreign Relations, Matthew C. Waxman, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Law and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
September 20, 2012

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Renewed Conflict in Iraq

Speakers: Meghan L. O'Sullivan, Harvard University, Douglas A. Ollivant, New America Foundation
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
September 20, 2012

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Zimbabwe: An Opportunity for Closer U.S.-South Africa Relations

Speakers: Reuben E. Brigety, II, U.S. Department of State, John Campbell, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
September 19, 2012

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Sudan and South Sudan: Brokering a Peaceful Resolution

Speaker: His Excellency Haile Menkeiros, UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Sudan and South Sudan
Presider: Micah Zenko, Council on Foreign Relations
June 29, 2012

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Instability in the Sahel

Speakers: Eunice S. Reddick, U.S. Department of State, Susanna Wing, Haverford College
Presider: John Campbell, Council on Foreign Relations
June 14, 2012

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Violent Instability in Venezuela

Speaker: Patrick Duddy, Duke University
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
June 6, 2012

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International Peacekeeping: What's Next?

Speaker: Victoria Holt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
May 29, 2012

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Countering Criminal Violence in Central America

Speakers: Jose W. Fernandez, U.S. Department of State, Michael Shifter, Inter-American Dialogue
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
May 2, 2012

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Demand Driven Democratization: The Role of the UN Democracy Fund

Speakers: Mark P. Lagon, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights, Council on Foreign Relations; International Relations Chair, MSFS Program, Georgetown University, Roland Rich, Executive Head, United Nations Democracy Fund;Officer-In-Charge, United Nations Office for Partnerships
April 23, 2012

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Post-U.S. Instability in Iraq

Speaker: Douglas A. Ollivant, New America Foundation
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations

CPA Contingency Planning Memo No. 15: Renewed Violence in Iraq

April 18, 2012

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Countering Criminal Violence in Central America

Speaker: Michael Shifter, Inter-American Dialogue
Presider: Micah Zenko, Council on Foreign Relations
April 9, 2012

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Implementing the U.S. National Action Plan Women, Peace, and Security

Speakers: Rob Berschinski, National Security Council, Colleen Laughlin, Department of Defense, Brig. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Department of Defense
Presider: Micah Zenko, Council on Foreign Relations
April 4, 2012

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Managing a Fractured Syria

Speaker: Daniel L. Byman, Georgetown University; The Brookings Institution
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
February 14, 2012

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The UN's Role in Promoting Human Rights

Speakers: Suzanne F. Nossel, Amnesty International USA, Joanna Weschler, Security Council Report
Presider: Stewart M. Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations
February 1, 2012

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Insecurity in Syria

Speaker: Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, United Nations Deparment of Political Affairs
Presider: Micah Zenko, Council on Foreign Relations
January 27, 2012

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UNESCO, Palestine, and the UN System

Speaker: Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO
Presiders: Elliott Abrams, Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director, International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
December 16, 2011

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