OTTAWA, Jan. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The world's regions face very different security threats and have evolved very different means to address those threats. But do regions, sometimes distrustful of global institutions, have the capacity to deal with the broadening array of security challenges they face through their own regional institutions or other means? Do the approaches, innovative or otherwise, strengthen or fragment the world's capacity to respond to new threats? In a launch at Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the editors of Rewiring Regional Security in a Fragmented World, a report of research carried out with IDRC support, will seek to address these queries. Longstanding contributors to the field of conflict management, the editors have tapped deeply knowledgeable contributors to develop conceptual links between the fields of security and conflict management.
When: Monday, January 9, 2012, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Where: 150 Kent Street, 8th floor, Ottawa, ON
Panelists include Chester A. Crocker, James R. Schlesinger Professor of Strategic Studies at Georgetown University; Fen Osler Hampson, professor of international affairs and director of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University; Pamela R. Aall, Provost for the Institute of Peace's Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding. The panel will be chaired by IDRC President David Malone.
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