ACTION LAB: COORDINATED APPROACH: THE STRATEGIC ROLE OF REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS FOR PEACEBUILDING AND SUSTAINING PEACE
Specific objective: To share and validate recommendations identified by panellist aimed at strengthening the role of regional and sub-regional organizations in conflict prevention, mediation, and peacebuilding efforts, especially in the current context of international crisis.
- Mr. Olusegun Obasanjo,President of Nigeria (1976-79 1999-2007) and Member of WLA-CdM
- Mr. Ricardo Lagos,President of Chile (2000 – 2006) and Member of WLA-CdM
- Amb. Smail Chergui, African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security (TBC)
- Amb. Thomas Guerber, Director, DCAF – Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance
- Amb. Tuula Yrjölä, Officer-in-Charge/Secretary General,Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre, and Deputy Head of the OSCE Secretariat
- Ms. Roxana Cristescu, Director European Affairs, Crisis Management Initiative
- Mr. Mika Aaltola, Director, The Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
Session facilitated by Mr. Richard Gowan, United Nations Director, The International Crisis Group.