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Preventing Violent Conflict Through Development

October 08, 2016 | 14:00 ET, 18:00 GMT

In a world of growing global risks, over 80 % of humanitarian needs are in conflict-affected situations, and poverty is increasingly concentrated in these areas. There is consensus that the global community needs to focus on prevention rather than crisis response, building partnerships across humanitarian, development, security and diplomatic communities. This special event aims to share experiences on what works in practice, to better understand the role of development in preventing violent conflict.

Speakers

International Affairs Correspondent, BBC

Minister, Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Kenya

President of Liberia

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway

Deputy Secretary General, United Nations

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on October 24, 2013 in Washington DC. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank

President, World Bank Group