Strategies for Lasting Peace
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Keough School of Global Affairs – Washington office
1616 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
A policy forum recognizing the 20th anniversary of Ireland’s Good Friday Agreement and the implementation of Colombia’s peace accord
Co-sponsored by the Keough School of Global Affairs and the Embassy of Ireland
Twenty years after the Good Friday Agreement, this forum looks at the lessons that can be shared from the Northern Ireland peace process in the context of other peace processes, looking specifically at the Colombian accord. What lessons can be shared and applied? And what role has international support played in these peace processes?
Watch the recording here:
Eamon Gilmore, former Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland, and currently the EU Special Envoy to the Colombian Peace Process
Camilo Reyes, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States
Ambassador Barbara Stephenson, President of the American Foreign Service Association; former U.S. Consul General in Belfast
Mr. Norman Houston, Director of the Northern Ireland Bureau, Washington, DC
David Cortright, Director, Peace Accords Matrix; Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame
Moderated by Dr. Amanda Sloat, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow at the Center for the U.S. and Europe, The Brookings Institution