Local First: Peace and Development for the 21st Century
Peace and Development for the 21st Century
March 20th: Washington DC
Roundtable Discussion at Oxfam America 10:30- 12:00 pm
Peace Direct, the Alliance for Peacebuilding, and Oxfam America invite you to a briefing and discussion on the challenges and opportunities of putting local leadership at the forefront of peace and development.
March 20th, 2013
1100 15th St NW, Suite 600
Carolyn Hayman, Chief Executive, Peace Direct, UK
Shannon Scribner, Humanitarian Policy Manager, Oxfam America
Saba Ismail, Executive Director, Aware Girls, Pakistan
Moderated by Melanie Greenberg of the Alliance for Peacebuilding
How are organizations changing their policies and practices to better empower community-based leaders as primary agents of change? What are the challenges and opportunities different types of organizations face in these efforts? What more can we do to shift policies and practices to better support local capacities in development and peace building? Join us to hear about Peace Direct’s new Local First campaign and how international organizations like Oxfam and local groups like Aware Girls are working to empower local leaders in transforming their countries.
Please RSVP by March 18th to Berenike Schott at [email protected].