CIPÓ participated in the Academic Council on the United Nations System Annual Meeting

Maiara Folly, the executive director of Plataforma CIPÓ, was one of the invited speakers at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS), held on June 21st and 22nd at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., and also virtually.

On Wednesday, Folly joined the panel titled “New Social Contracts, Making and Sustaining Peace: Rethinking Instruments and Actors”, alongside renowned experts.

The panel also featured Erin McCandless from the University of Witwatersrand, Richard Ponzio from the Stimson Center, Tamara Rusinow from the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and Sultan Barakat from the Hamad Bin Khalifa University and the Global Institute for Strategic Research.

Under the theme “Making, Keeping, and Sustaining Peace,” this year’s meeting discussed issues related to climate change, gender, inequality, strategic risk, new weaponry, and how these related problems intersect with war and peace.

Plataforma CIPÓ
Plataforma CIPÓ
Plataforma CIPÓ is an independent, women-led policy institute focusing on climate, governance, and peacebuilding in Latin America and the Caribbean and, more generally, the Global South.



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