Evidence to Action for Peace

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September 20, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This panel session will spotlight the Carter School’s new Evidence to Action for Peace Initiative. It is designed to: Strengthen efforts, both local and international, to prevent armed conflicts, end wars, and build sustainable peace. Bridge theory and practice. Promote and draw upon local and international knowledge and local and international practice. Embody a cycle of continuous learning and sharing. At its core, Evidence to Action for Peace will create a hub that connects and brings together local peacemakers, researchers, donors, and practitioners to take concerted action to prevent and end current wars, and to strengthen peacemaking practice by providing useful evidence to guide peacemaking. It does so by forming a continuous and reciprocating cycle in which evidence is gathered and produced from innovative and local peace partnerships and armed conflict prevention efforts in the field as well as from peacebuilding and conflict resolution experiences and research. By utilizing the breadth of evidence collected from around the world and localized past work, peacemakers can better prepare their programming and draw from the Evidence to Action for Peace Initiative for when unexpected challenges and successes arise.

Facilitated by: Jeffrey Helsing, Executive Director, Better Evidence Project, Carter School


Jeffrey Helsing, Executive Director, Better Evidence Project

Charles Davidson, Director, Carter School Political Leadership Academy and Head of Local Led Peacebuilding initiative

Ziad al Achkar, Graduate Research Associate, Better Evidence Project

Paid parking is available in Van Metre Parking garage located at 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington VA, 22201- off of North Kirkland Rd. Located behind Van Metre Building. If parking in garage, take elevator up to first floor and cross pedestrian bridge over to Vernon Smith Hall then take elevator in Vernon Smith Hall building to floor 5. Metered parking available on roads around building.

Register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evidence-to-action-for-peace-tickets-397191298867

*Sessions may be recorded for documentation purposes and shared on public platforms


September 20, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Carter School
Carter School Conference Room, 5th Floor, Room 5183 3434 Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201 United States
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