Center for Preventive Action Meetings

The United Nation's Role in Conflict Prevention: A Conversation with Robert C. Orr

Speaker: Robert C. Orr, United Nations
Presider: Micah Zenko, Council on Foreign Relations
May 11, 2009

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Council Special Report on Somalia: First Advisory Committee Meeting

Speaker: Bronwyn E. Bruton, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Princeton N. Lyman, Council on Foriegn Relations
April 29, 2009

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Potential Reversal in Iraq

Speaker: Stephen D. Biddle, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations

CPA Contingency Planning Memorandum No. 2: Reversal in Iraq

April 9, 2009

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Prospects for Peace in Somalia: The Role of the UN

Speaker: Ahmedou Ould-Abdallah, United Nations Representative to Somalia
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
April 6, 2009

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Dollar Crisis Contingency

Speaker: Brad W. Setser, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations

CPA Contingency Planning Memorandum No. 1: If the U.S. Dollar Plummets

March 11, 2009

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Averting Crisis in Ukraine

Speaker: Steven Pifer, Brookings Institution
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
March 3, 2009

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Center for Preventive Action Symposium on Preventive Priorities for a New Era, Session One: Preventive Priorities for the Next Administration

Speaker: Madeleine K. Albright, Principal, The Albright Group
Presider: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
Introductory Speaker: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
December 9, 2008

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Center for Preventive Action Symposium on Preventive Priorities for a New Era, Session Two: Outlook for Critical Regions

Speakers: Steven A. Cook, Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Michelle D. Gavin, Adjunct Fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations, Daniel S. Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider: Jane Holl Lute, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, United Nations
December 9, 2008

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Center for Preventive Action Symposium on Preventive Priorities for a New Era, Session Three: Enhancing Capacities to Respond

Speakers: Martin Griffiths, Director, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Jean-Marie Guéhenno, Special Adviser to the Secretary General for Regional Cooperation, United Nations, Elisabeth Kvitashvili, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, USAID
Presider: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
December 9, 2008

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Council Special Report on Ukraine: Second Advisory Committee Meeting

Speaker: Steven Pifer, Brookings Institution
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
December 1, 2008

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Council Special Report on Ukraine: First Advisory Committee Meeting

Speaker: Steven Pifer, Brookings Institution
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Council on Foreign Relations
October 28, 2008

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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

Policy Memo: Egypt on the Brink

October 1, 2008

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Dealing with Pakistan and its Unstable Western Border

Speakers: Donald A. Camp, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South-Central Asia, U.S. Department of State, Daniel S. Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, J. Alexander Thier, Senior Rule of Law Adviser & Director, U.S. Institute of Peace
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
September 17, 2008

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Learning from the Kenya Mediation Process

Speakers: Meredith Preston McGhie, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, James C. Swan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, U.S. Department of State
September 11, 2008

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Managing Global Insecurity - International Cooperation on Civil Violence and Regional Conflict

Speakers: Bruce Jones, Senior Fellow and Co-Director, Center for International Cooperation, New York University, Carlos B. Pascual, Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Insitution, Stephen J. Stedman, Professor and Senior Fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
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
June 12, 2008

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Conflict Prevention at the United Nations - A Conversation with B. Lynn Pascoe

Speaker: The Honorable B. Lynn Pascoe, Under Secretary General for Political Affairs, United Nations
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
May 27, 2008

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Angola's Democratic Challenge: Preparations for Parliamentary Elections

Speakers: Her Excellency Josefina Pitra Diakite, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of Angola, Alcides Sakala Simões, Member of Parliament and President of UNITA Parliamentary Group, National Assembly of the Republic of Angola
Presider: Jamie Ekern, Assistant Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
May 19, 2008

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Kyrgyzstan

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

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The Race for Resources: Conflict in the 21st Century

Speakers: Leon S. Fuerth, Shapiro Professor of International Affairs, The Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Paul J. Kern, Senior Counselor, The Cohen Group, David G. Victor, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations, Director, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development, Stanford University
Presider: Paul B. Stares, Gen. John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention; Director, Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations

Concerns are increasing about the consequences of global climate change, rising consumption rates, and population growth on the availability of natural resources, including water, land, forests, oil, gas, and a variety of minerals. In the face of scarcity, are we likely to see a rise in violent conflict over valuable resources? Or is the probability of 'resource wars' much less than feared? Join our speakers to discuss these issues at a meeting cosponsored with the Council’s Center for Preventive Action.

March 28, 2008 12:00–12:30 p.m. - Lunch Reception
12:30–1:30 p.m. - Meeting

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