GCERF on the margins of UNGA: Private Sector Roundtable

On the margins of the 70th United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, GCERF hosted a high-level roundtable on “Investing in Fragile Environments: The Role of the Private Sector in Countering Violent Extremism”.

With interventions from Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland; Dr. Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Steve Killelea, Founder & Executive Chairman, Institute for Economics and Peace; Dr. Timothy Docking, Leader, Global Post and Emerging Markets Funding (EMF) Group, IBM Public Sector, and Dr. Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the roundtable explored the role of the private sector in countering violent extremism and the private sector. Some 50 participants from the private sector, government, foundations and international institutions attended.

Read the whole synposis here.

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