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Preventing Violent Conflict Through Development

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.

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International Affairs Correspondent, BBC

Minister, Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Kenya

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Former President, Liberia

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway

Deputy Secretary General, United Nations

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

Former President, World Bank Group

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