International Development

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International Development

With a special focus on the challenges and advancements the SDGs have achieved and with the ultimate aim of building a safer and more prosperous world, the sessions of this theatre will focus on how to strategically challenge the western paradigm to development with an emerging leadership approach.

The International Development Theatre offers a unique global platform of professionals that will share their invaluable knowledge and experience with the WHF audience.

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Working Group:

  • Beris Gwynne, Former Director at World Vision Intl.
  • Dr. Daniel Rajmil, Director of The UOC UNITAR MA in Conflict, Peace & security, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
  • Dr. Fatiha Serour, Africa Group for Justice and Accountability & United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Somalia
  • Dr. Jon-Hans Coetzer, Team Leader Online Learning and Education, Division for Peace, UNITAR
  • Lea Perekrests, Deputy Director, Europe and the MENA region, Institute for Economics and Peace

 

Wednesday 15th

Session 1
The need for a new paradigm of humanitarian aid/action: Challenging the Western paradigm to development

Session 2
The impact of Brexit on the SDGs

Session 3
SDG4- Ensuring education: From policy to implementation

Session 4
Emerging leaders: Challenging the status quo and mobilizing knowledge for social change

 

Thursday 16th

Session 1
SDG5- Achieving gender equality: Women empowerment in patriarchal societies

Session 2
The young leaders discussion on International Development

Session 3
Workshop: Measuring the repercussions of climate change on conflict and development

Session 4
Historical Narratives of Humanitarian Aid/Action from a Cross-Cultural Perspective: Past, present and future.

Forum

Forum

Exhibition 

Exhibition 

Side Events

Side Events

Zones

Zones

Partners

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