Lunchtime Lecture - Inclusive Peacebuilding in the Commonwealth

02 April 2019

Venue: CPA Room, Westminster Hall

Please do join us for this lunchtime discussion on inclusive peacebuilding in the Commonwealth, hosted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK.

In an increasingly fractured world, what does an inclusive peacebuilding process entail? Different aspects of peacebuilding will be addressed, including conflict prevention, institution building and post-conflict reconciliation. Examples from across the Commonwealth will be discussed, including Uganda and Sri Lanka.

The panel will consist of:

  • Phil Vernon, Peacebuilding and International Development Adviser
  • Nita YawanarajahSenior Conflict Prevention Adviser & Mediator, Oxford Process
  • Dr Rebekka Friedman, Lecturer in War Studies, King’s College London

The discussion will be chaired by Lord Purvis of Tweed.

12.30pm: Refreshments and networking

1-2pm: Panel discussion

To attend, or for more information, please send an email to

To access the CPA Room, please pass through the airport-style security at the Cromwell Green entrance, and walk into Westminster Hall. In the middle of the hall there are stairs on your right hand side. Please climb these stairs and you will find the CPA Room on your left hand side.