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Fragility Forum 2018: Extractive Industries and Violent Conflict panel

5 March 2018 2:00PM EDT

  • Conference

  • Ending 3:30PM EDT

Under the theme Managing Risks for Peace and Stability, the World Bank Group's 2018 Fragility Forum will bring together policy-makers and practitioners from humanitarian, development, peace and security communities to share practical solutions and explore innovative ways to improve development approaches to foster peace and stability.

Alongside other experts, NRGI senior open data officer Anders Pedersen (@anpewill participate in a panel entitled "Extractive Industries and Violent Conflict" organized by the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform on 5 March. Details on his participation are below. For a complete rundown of the forum, see the agenda. Follow the conversation around the conference using #FragilityForum18 and #dev4peace.

Monday, March 5
2 pm-3:30 pm
Room MC 4-800

Extractive Industries and Violent Conflict


Achim Wennmann, senior researcher, Geneva Peacebuilding Platform


  • Corinna Gilfillan, head of U.S. Office, Global Witness
  • Margaret Meyers, program director, Latin America and the World, Inter-American Dialogue
  • Anders Pedersen, senior open data officer, NRGI
  • Victoria Walker, head of DCAF’s International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT), assistant director of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)