The Environmental Peacebuilding Association® (EnPAx™) and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) are delighted to announce that the Second International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding will be held virtually on February 1-4, 2022, convened in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform, the Geneva Water Hub, the Geneva Environment Network, and the PeaceNexus Foundation.
As part of this conference, IEP's Steve Killelea will join with Dr Farah Hegazi, Dr Maria Martin and Elizabeth Smith to discuss Climate Change, Peace and Resilience.
Participants / Speakers:
- Dr Farah Hegazi is a Researcher in SIPRI’s Climate Change and Risk programme. Her research focuses on identifying and understanding climate-related security risks, and how interventions to address the effects of climate change can be used to build peace. She is currently working on evaluating how climate-related security risks affect peacekeeping missions, and on how the World Food Programme’s climate-related interventions can potentially contribute to peace.
- Steve Killelea is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, a global think tank that aims to create a paradigm shift in the way the world thinks about peace, by developing global and national indices, calculating the economic cost of violence, analysing country level risk and fragility, and understanding Positive Peace.
- Dr Maria Martin de Almagro Iniesta, Assistant Professor at Ghent University, is also Associate Editor for the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding, member of the FBA Research Working Groups and of the Varieties of Peace Research Network.
- Elizabeth Smith is a Research Assistant with the SIPRI Climate Change and Risk Programme. Her research focuses on climate change, peacebuilding and gender.
- Swathi Veeravalli, a member of the Center for Climate and Security Advisory Board