Center for Preventive Action Meetings

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Preventing Chemical Weapon Use in Syria

Speakers Michael EisenstadtSenior Fellow and Director of the military and security studies program, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Leonard S. SpectorDeputy Director, Monterey Institute's Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Paul B. Stareseneral 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 BartonAssistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations, U.S. Department of State
Presider Paul B. StaresGeneral 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. BarkanSenior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Presider Paul B. StaresGeneral 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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Renewed Conflict in Iraq

Speakers Douglas A. OllivantNew America Foundation, Meghan L. O'SullivanHarvard University
Presider Paul B. StaresCouncil on Foreign Relations
September 20, 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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Zimbabwe: An Opportunity for Closer U.S.-South Africa Relations

Speakers John CampbellCouncil on Foreign Relations, Reuben E. Brigety, IIU.S. Department of State
Presider Paul B. StaresCouncil 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. ReddickU.S. Department of State, Susanna WingHaverford College
Presider John CampbellCouncil on Foreign Relations
June 14, 2012

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Violent Instability in Venezuela

Speaker Patrick DuddyDuke University
Presider Paul B. StaresCouncil 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 Michael ShifterInter-American Dialogue, Jose W. FernandezU.S. Department of State
Presider Paul B. StaresCouncil on Foreign Relations
May 2, 2012

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Demand Driven Democratization: The Role of the UN Democracy Fund

Speakers Roland Rich

Executive Head, United Nations Democracy Fund;Officer-In-Charge, United Nations Office for Partnerships

, Mark P. Lagon

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights, Council on Foreign Relations; International Relations Chair, MSFS Program, Georgetown University

April 23, 2012

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Post-U.S. Instability in Iraq

Speaker Douglas A. OllivantNew America Foundation
Presider Paul B. StaresCouncil 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. BymanGeorgetown University; The Brookings Institution
Presider Paul B. StaresCouncil 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-TarancoUnited Nations Deparment of Political Affairs
Presider Micah ZenkoCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 27, 2012

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UNESCO, Palestine, and the UN System

Speaker Irina Bokova

Director General, UNESCO


Presiders Stewart M. Patrick

Senior Fellow and Director, International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations

, Elliott Abrams

Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

December 16, 2011

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Engaging with Nonstate Armed Groups

Speakers Payton L. Knopf

U.S. Department of State

, Teresa Whitfield

Center on International Cooperation


Presider Micah Zenko

Fellow for Preventive Action


December 13, 2011

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