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.

'Both Feet on the Ground': Innovation at the Nexus of Peacebuilding and Human Rights

Virtual Session 26Translate

An interactive round-table discussion of practioners, scholars and policy makers, reflecting on innovative practice, collaboration and problem solving at the intersection of peacebuilding and human rights.

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.

'Both Feet on the Ground': Innovation at the Nexus of Peacebuilding and Human Rights

Virtual Session 26Translate

An interactive round-table discussion of practioners, scholars and policy makers, reflecting on innovative practice, collaboration and problem solving at the intersection of peacebuilding and human rights.

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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und Entwicklung (FriEnt)
c/o GIZ

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