Please join the Alliance for Peacebuilding on Tuesday, July 20th at 9am ET for the second event in our series focused on reducing and tackling the effects of violent extremism, entitled, A Bird's Eye View: Inside Violent Extremism Disengagement and Reconciliation Programs. Our speakers will explore successes and challenges to disengaging former violent extremists and the ways in which holistic reconciliation programming can provide former combatants with opportunities away from the battlefield, reduce violence, address stigmatization, and promote social cohesion. The panelists will discuss their work in Indonesia, Nigeria, and Central Asia, as well as provide a cross-comparative analysis about how reconciliation programming can reduce violent extremism globally.
Liz Hume, Acting CEO and President, Alliance for Peacebuilding (Welcome Remarks)
Leanne Erdberg Steadman, Director, Program on Countering Violent Extremism, USIP (Moderator)
Cameron Sumpter, Research Fellow at the Centre of Excellence for National Security, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
MaryAnne Iwara, Jennings Randolph Fellow, Program on Countering Violent Extremism, USIP
Dr. Stevan M. Weine, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Chris Bosley, Senior Program Officer, Program on Countering Violent Extremism, USIP