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Global Peace Leadership Africa Virtual Conference 2020

July 30, 2020 - July 31, 2020: Nairobi, Kenya

 

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Event Details

JULY 30-31, 2020

Daily 11AM-3PM (East Africa Time - Kenya)

Theme: Transforming Societies for Sustainable Peace and Development:
Through Moral and Innovative Leadership in Education and Peacebuilding

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OVERVIEW
Global Peace Foundation, in partnership with Standard Media Group is hosting a virtual Global Peace Leadership Conference (GPLC) on July 30-31, 2020. This 2-day conference will bring together over 1,000 multi-sector participants including peace practitioners and experts, educators, religious leaders, civil society leaders, governmental stakeholders, NGOs, school administrators, and media representatives from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria, USA, UK, and other countries to share best practices and lessons learned.

Global Peace Leadership Conferences are strategic, multi-sector convenings that build consensus towards pressing regional challenges using an innovative, values-based approach to peacebuilding. This year, our conference tracks will draw on the expertise of diverse speakers and attendees to discuss solutions for transforming education and promoting sustainable peace throughout Africa.


PROGRAM-AT-A-GLANCE

All Times are East Africa Time (EAT)

Thursday July 30, 2020 (11AM-3PM East Africa Time - Kenya)

11AM-12:30PM
PLENARY: Transforming Societies for Sustainable Peace and Development

12:30PM-1:45PM
Transforming Education During and Post Pandemic

01:45PM-03:00PM
Building Social Cohesion Through Shared Values 


Friday July 31, 2020 (11AM-3PM East Africa Time - Kenya)

EDUCATION TRACK 

11:00AM-12:20PM
Character, Creativity and the Skills Essential for Future-Ready Education

12:20PM-01:40PM
Innovative Strategies for Education Implementation

01:40PM-03:00PM
Education as a Whole of Society Approach through Collaborative Partnerships

PEACEBUILDING TRACK

11:00AM-12:20PM
Peacebuilding in the Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities

12:20PM-01:40PM
Identity-Based Conflict and Diversity: Uplifting Shared Values

01:40PM-03:00PM
Building Youth Resilience to Online Radicalization

Featured Individuals

Chairman Inter Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK) and General Secretary
Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC)
General Coordinator & Assistant Coordinator
Women Interfaith Council (WIC) & Faith Actors Dialogue Forum
Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills
OECD