Program on Peace and Development: “Lessons from Peace”

Event time: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Horchow Hall, Room 103 (GM Room) See map
55 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Program on Peace and Development presents a full day hybrid conference, with attendance options available in-person as well as online: 

Lessons from Peace.” 

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It has now been 23 years since the Good Friday (Belfast) Agreement, perhaps the most lauded peace deal in modern political history. Meanwhile, five years ago, the seminal agreement to end the civil conflict in Colombia – the longest-running civil war in the Western hemisphere – was reached. Both conflicts seemed, to seasoned observers, utterly intractable. Both peace processes are marked by remarkable successes as well as enduring challenges. What can we learn from examining how peace has been won and implemented in these two cases?

  • 9:00AM - Welcome and introduction of participants: Bonnie Weir
  • 9:05-9:30AM - Keynote Address: Lessons from Peace in Colombia and Northern Ireland: Sergio Jaramillo
  • 9:30-10:45AM - Panel 1: “Negotiations”
    • Presentation by Sergio Jaramillo
    • Comments by Jonathan Powell, Rory Montgomery, and Niall O’Dowd
    • Chaired by Emma Sky
  • 11:00AM-12:15PM - Panel 2: “Peace and Justice”
    • Presentation by Eduardo Cifuentes
    • Comments by Pablo de Greiff and Martin Flaherty
    • Chaired by Richard English
  • 12:15-12:30PM Remarks: “U.S. policy and peace in Colombia and Northern Ireland”:  Representative Brendan Boyle
  • 2:00-3:15PM - Panel 3: “Implementation”
    • Presentation by Carlos Ruiz Massieu
    • Comments by Jessica Faieta, Fergal Mythen, and Avila Kilmurray
    • Chaired by Claire Hajaj
  • 3:30-4:30PM - Panel 4: Practitioner Roundtable – “Usable and distilled information for peace negotiations and implementation”
    • Presentation by Claire Hajaj
    • Comments by Richard English and Emma Sky
    • Chaired by Jonathan Powell
  • 4:30-5:30PM - Reception

This will be a hybrid conference, with attendance options available in-person as well as online. Due to campus COVID-19 restrictions members of the community who are not Yale ID holders must complete the Yale Vaccination and Booster Attestation Form and comply to the short term visitor policy to attend in-person. For those unable to join in person, the event will also be broadcast live online.

Free but register in advance
Open to: 
Yale Community Only