This discussion focuses on the selection and vetting of United Nations peacekeepers, and how to ensure perpetrators of grave human rights violations are excluded from selection.
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A panel discussion will precede a keynote speech on measuring democratic accountability and the way those measurements can shape effective development assistance.
Leading Pakistani journalist and author Ahmed Rashid talks with Omar Samad, formerly Afghanistan's Ambassador to Canada and France, about new thinking for Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Rachel Godsil of the American Values Institute and Alan Jenkins of The Opportunity Agenda will present recent research on unconscious bias and racial anxiety.
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore
A group of 16 young Roma and non-Roma artists from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and Ukraine create a work of art that illustrates their everyday life and bring their performance on tour.
Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine
This contemporary dance production is a journey through the life of Roma communities in Europe, where itinerant traditions have been replaced by confined life in ghettos.
Sweden, Slovakia and Germany. Check the news section of http://blog.dorkypark.org for specific details.
A launch event for new research on PVV (the Party for Freedom) in the Netherlands and their Facebook users.
De Balie, Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1017 RR Amsterdam, Netherlands
This session will highlight innovative efforts to spark renewal in neighborhoods by addressing vacant properties through effective strategies in planning, financing, local governance, and public-private partnerships.
World Urban Forum VI, Naples, Italy: Mostra d’Oltremare, Pavilion 6, Room 5
The Gypsy Bashavel (Cigansky basavel) is an international open-air festival of Roma music, art, and culture.
Come hear an update on the litigation and firsthand experiences of programs serving sex workers living with or at risk of contracting HIV.
American Public Health Association Conference Center, 800 I Street NW, Washington, D.C.
The Open Society Foundations will host a film screening that raises concerns about TB, HIV, and human rights violations in South Africa's mining industry.
E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DC