Graeme Simpson

Interpeace, USA

Graeme Simpson is the Principal Representative (NY) & Senior Peacebuilding Adviser at Interpeace. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Law at Columbia University School of Law in New York City, where he teaches a seminar on transitional justice and peacebuilding. From 2016-2018, Graeme was appointed by the UN Secretary General as the Independent Lead Author on the UN Security Council-mandated “Progress Study” on Youth, Peace and Security, under UN SCR 2250 (presented to the Security Council in April 2018 and to the UNGA in September 2018). Formerly he co-founded and was Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation in South Africa (1989-2005) and was Director of Country Programs and then Director of Thematic Programs at the International Center for Transitional Justice (2005-2009). He jointed Interpeace as Director of Policy and Learning in 2011.

Graeme Simpson is the Principal Representative (NY) & Senior Peacebuilding Adviser at Interpeace. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer in Law at Columbia University School of Law in New York City, where he teaches a seminar on transitional justice and peacebuilding. From 2016-2018, Graeme was appointed by the UN Secretary General as the Independent Lead Author on the UN Security Council-mandated “Progress Study” on Youth, Peace and Security, under UN SCR 2250 (presented to the Security Council in April 2018 and to the UNGA in September 2018). Formerly he co-founded and was Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation in South Africa (1989-2005) and was Director of Country Programs and then Director of Thematic Programs at the International Center for Transitional Justice (2005-2009). He jointed Interpeace as Director of Policy and Learning in 2011.

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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