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Events

15th October 2020
00:00 to 18:00
Online

Harnessing Potential - Annual Conference 2020

Organized by: Secretariat of the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law. Orginal event here.

The Annual Conference is a one-day event that brings together our vibrant community for a thought-provoking discussion. As in previous years, the Annual Conference brings together representatives from national and international governments and policy organs, think-thanks, journalists, INGO practitioners, activists, diplomats, and field researchers from around the globe. These diverse actors assemble with a singular aim: to present their latest projects and freshest ideas, and engage their peers to learn and improve security and justice policy and programs.

This year's theme is Harnessing Potential. The KPSRL Secretariat has come to recognize the value of mobilizing around promising ideas, new approaches, and catalytic innovations. Particularly in times when adversity appears to be mounting from every direction, it is essential to seize upon the creativity and ingenuity that difficult circumstances demand (and even inspire). With this in mind, the 2020 Annual Conference will channel our community’s collective energy to focus on those small, emergent possibilities that hold the prospect for large, sweeping changes.

Click here to download the full concept note.
Location

In light of COVID-19 and the implications that the pandemic has had on global health as well as (inter)national travel restrictions, the KPSRL Secretariat is exploring all options with regard to how and where we will host KPAC2020. We have an exciting venue reserved for our Conference in The Hague, but are also considering everything from a remotely accessible conference to a 'hybrid' conference that allows for both in-person and remote access. We will be making an informed decision based off of safety and accessibility for our vast network. Please keep checking our newsletters and website for updates!

Key dates
Call for Session ProposalsMay 18 - July 3
Attendee Registration OpensJune 18
Session Selection AnnouncedJuly 17
Final Session Outlines DueSeptember 14
Annual ConferenceOctober 15

 

 

 

 

The program, timetable and practical information for the day will be shared in the upcoming months.

22nd March 2021 00:00 -
26th March 2021 00:00
Washington, USA

Tentative date