Dan Smith is Secretary General of International Alert since 2003, Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Manchester University, Former Director of PRIO 1993-2001, Chair of the UN Peacebuilding Fund in 2010-2011.

The 25 years since the end of the Cold War have seen real if incomplete achievements in expanding the zone of peace worldwide, now at risk in many areas. Looking ahead, major risks loom, rooted in demography, the exploitation of natural resources, rising inequality and the human impact on nature. What are the pathways for getting more understanding of these risks and managing them successfully?

Articles on 'The conflict horizon' on www.dansmithsblog.com:

  1. Untold good news
  2. Rising pressures
  3. Only connect

A light lunch will be served from 11:30-12:00