Conference “The European Union and Peacebuilding”, 17 October 2016 (College of Europe Bruges)



This conference, organised by the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies at the College of Europe together with The Rotary Foundation, will address various aspects of peacebuilding. The keynote address will be delivered by the leading peace researcher Peter Wallensteen, Senior Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, and Richard G. Starmann, Senior Research Professor of Peace Studies at University of Notre Dame, Indiana. He will present the notion of quality peace which stresses the importance of civil society, security, governance, economic reconstruction, and reconciliation (including transitional justice). The keynote address will be followed by a roundtable with Visiting Professors from the College of Europe, focusing on the EU’s role in peacebuilding, and a presentation of the Rotary Peace Fellowships.

For more information and to register (until 12 October 2016), please visit the conference website.