Keough Hosts Global Fragility Forum


Keough School of Global Affairs | August 12, 2019

Bringing together a distinguished and diverse group of experts, the Keough School’s Washington office hosted the policy forum “Unity on Global Fragility: Can Today’s Momentum in Washington Stop Tomorrow’s Violent Conflicts?” on July 18, 2019.

Fifteen speakers explored how the US government, academia, civil society, and nongovernmental organizations can work together to prevent violent conflict and build sustainable peace in the most vulnerable parts of the world.

“Global fragility—and all that this concept contemplates and represents—fits squarely within the scope of Notre Dame’s scholarship as well as the Keough School’s mission to counter threats to dignity and human flourishing,” said Scott Appleby, Marilyn Keough Dean, in his opening address. “A holistic understanding of human dignity is central to conflict prevention and peacebuilding work.”

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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