• February 18
  • C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies , Notre Dame, IN 46556
  • February 18, 2020
  • Category: Education/Campus

Event Details

  • February 18, 2020
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Free


  • C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies
  • 2110J Jenkins Nanovic Halls
  • Notre Dame, IN 46556, IN 46556
  • (574) 631-1127
  • http://kroc.nd.edu

Event Description

Nassim AbiGhanem Kroc Institute Scholar in Residence Since the early 1990s, peacebuilding scholars and policymakers have been concerned with the resumption of hostilities and the breakout of mass violence in war-torn countries during post-conflict stages. Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) programs have been thought of as one tool that could help in avoiding “peace spoilers.” However, the record of success for these programs remains mixed. Ghanem’s lecture will demonstrate the necessity of exploring DDR programs initiated by local civil society organizations at the micro-level, contrary to the more macro-level internationally-oriented programs. Ghanem will explore the example of Lebanon which presents an interesting case to conceptualize how local DDR programs can better ensure long-term stability and peace.

Event presented by:

  • Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
  • (574) 631-6970