Panel on Business and R2POne Earth Future Foundation and George Washington University’s  Institute for Corporate Responsibility invite you a panel discussion on business and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). This event will bring together multiple perspectives to discuss the question of when, why, and how the private sector can contribute to protecting civilians from mass atrocities under the framework of the “Responsibility to Protect” as described by the UN.

The discussion will take place on Friday, June 7 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC (click here to view map). Doors open at 9:30 AM for coffee and light breakfast.

The panelists include:

  • Eamon Aloyo, research associate at One Earth Future Foundation
  • Jonas Claes, program officer, US Institute of Peace
  • Raymond Gilpin, dean of academic affairs at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University
  • Edward C. Luck, dean of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at the University of San Diego
  • Patrick Obath, former chairman of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)
  • John Forrer, associate director of the Institute for Corporate Responsibility at GWU, moderator

If you have any questions, please contact Roberta Spivak at One Earth Future Foundation by phone, 303.533.1707 or by email, [email protected].

This event is supported by the United States Institute of Peace Public Education for Peacebuilding Support Initiative. The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan conflict management center created by Congress to prevent and mitigate international conflict without resorting to violence.