Preventing Conflict Amid the Global Food Crisis

June 30, 2022 01:28:42
Preventing Conflict Amid the Global Food Crisis
Events at USIP
Preventing Conflict Amid the Global Food Crisis

Jun 30 2022 | 01:28:42

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Show Notes

With the potential for a global food crisis to greatly accelerate and exacerbate conflict dynamics in fragile states, the international community must adopt a conflict lens to prevent a humanitarian disaster of even greater proportions from unfolding. On June 30, USIP hosted a conversation with leading experts on how the international community can work together to help prevent or mitigate the possibility of violence caused by a food security crisis of this scale.

Speakers

Lise Grande, introductory remarks
President and CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace

Isobel Colemankeynote remarks
Deputy Administrator for Policy and Programming, U.S. Agency for International Development

Abdi Aynte
Former Minisiter of Planning and Economic Promotion, Somalia

Arif Husain
Chief Economist, World Food Program

Haneen Sayed
Lead Human Development Specialist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank 

Ambassador Johnnie Carsonmoderator
Senior Advisor, U.S. Institute of Peace

 

For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/preventing-conflict-amid-global-food-crisis

 

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