Has Peacebuilding Failed? The Shift to Sustaining Peace

Paige Arthur, CIC Deputy Director, was a member of a distinguished panel of peacebuilding practitioners for the Initiative for Peacebuilding through Education’s 2017-18 academic year kickoff event, “Has Peacebuilding Failed? The Shift to Sustaining Peace”.  The event was held at the NYU SPS Center for Global Affairs on Friday September 15, 2017. 

Event Schedule:

6-7 pm: Reflections from the Field

Master of Science in Global Affairs students who have just completed summer peacebuilding consultancies abroad and in the United States will discuss their experiences as first-time peacebuilding practitioners and the potential significance to them of Sustaining Peace.

7:15-8:30 pm: Practitioners Panel

Hear the perspectives of three experienced peacebuilding practitioners about the importance they see in the Sustaining Peace movement, and whether it is truly implementable. face.


Youssef Mahmoud, Senior Advisor, International Peace Institute

Paige Arthur, Deputy Director, NYU Center on International Cooperation, and; 

Marc Jacquand, Executive Office, UN Secretary-General

8:30 pm: Reception