The Paris Peace Forum is an international event on global governance issues and multilateralism, held annually in Paris, France. The forum was announced on 4 January 2018.The second edition is due to take place on 11–13 November, at la Grande Halle de la Villette. created in 2000 to discuss the key economic and social challenges on the international agenda.
The Forum is held every year on 11-13 November in Paris with the aim to place global governance at the top of the international agenda. Stakeholders discuss global governance issues and cooperate on solutions through three spaces:
- Space for Solutions: Presenting solutions for incremental change. All organizations can showcase and advance their global governance project to other stakeholders to jointly advance them.
- Space for Debates: Discussing solutions rather than problems. Stakeholders discuss projects, initiatives, and ideas to address the challenges of our world.
- Space for Innovations: Developing digital prototypes. Experts help create technological solutions for the world of tomorrow.
For its second edition, the Call for Projects of the Paris Peace Forum has received more than 700 project submissions from 115 countries and led by a wide panel of actors of global governance, such as states, international organizations, NGOs, companies, foundations, philanthropic organizations, development agencies, religious groups, trade unions, think tanks and universities. The Selection Committee evaluated all submissions and made its choice based on a geographically balanced representation.
Among the selected projects, the Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies (RRM) launched by the Global Platform for Syrian Students in April 5 2018. Below you can see a video presentation about the Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM).
Watch the forum forecast here.
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