March 6, 2018
2018 RTI-UNC Peace, War and Defense Conference, ‘Academia, Non-Governmental Organization and Military Perspectives on Countering Violent Extremism’
This conference will showcase work done by academia, a non-governmental organization and the military to Counter Violent Extremism (CVE). Each sector offers different capabilities and unique perspectives, experiences and ideas that will not only be mutually educational, but may also generate opportunities for future collaboration and cooperation. The target audience for this event is RTI employees, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students and military personnel who want to learn about current research, ongoing development initiatives and military lessons learned…
April 7, 2018
Annual Rotary Peace Conference: ‘Pieces of Peace: Our Commitments to Peacebuilding for a Plural World’
The 15th Annual Rotary Spring Conference will take place on Saturday, April 7 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Class XV graduating fellows will present on issues of international cooperation and conflict resolution to audiences from the university and surrounding area. This conference is presented by the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center. Please find more information and register on the conference website.
April 13, 2018
This conference will convene thought leaders from academia, the business community and government to explore the effect of international trade on society in both established and emerging markets. It is presented by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and the Kenan-Flagler Global Business Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The featured speaker will be Jagdish Bhagwati, a professor of economics, law and international relations at Columbia University. Please register in advance.