Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

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Peacebuilding in Afghanistan

The Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa hosts a conference to evaluate international military and aid missions underway in Afghanistan, December 10–11, 2007. The conference brings together leading analysts specializing in issues related to peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan.

This December 11th session features speeches by Barnett Rubin (director of studies at the Center on International Cooperation of New York University) and Ahmed Rashid (a journalist and writer based in Pakistan), who explore strategies for success in Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan.

After speeches, discussion is opened up to a group of analysts that includes Roland Paris (University of Ottawa research chair in International Security and Governance), Samina Ahmed (International Crisis Group, Islamabad), and Peter Harder (a former Canadian deputy minister of foreign affairs).