eSEMINAR SUMMARIES & PRIMERS

Summaries

The eSeminar Summary papers provide succinct overviews of events from the CSG’s popular virtual seminar series, which explore pressing international security and governance issues. The papers summarize panelist presentations, offer highlights from the discussion sessions and identify key insights and findings from the events.

The Centre for Security Governance (CSG), Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), and Wilfrid Laurier University Global Studies department (WLU) are hosting a series of eight online seminars focusing on the theme of “Contemporary Debates on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding.”

This report summarizes the fifth seminar in this series.The eSeminar brought together a group of experts — scholars, researchers and practitioners — to examine issues related to the future of peacekeeping.

The Centre for Security Governance (CSG), Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), and Wilfrid Laurier University Global Studies department (WLU) are hosting a series of eight online seminars focusing on the theme of “Contemporary Debates on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding.”

This report summarizes the fourth seminar in this series.The eSeminar brought together a group of experts — scholars, researchers and practitioners — to examine issues related to the effects of climate change on global peace and security dynamics.

The Centre for Security Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Wilfrid Laurier University Global Studies Department are hosting a series of eight seminars focusing on the theme of “Contemporary Debates on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding.”

This report summarizes the third seminar in this series.The eSeminar brought together a group of experts — scholars, researchers and practitioners — to examine the regional refugee crisis fuelled by conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen, with a particular focus on Syrian refugees.

The Centre for Security Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Wilfrid Laurier University Global Studies Department are hosting a series of eight seminars focusing on the theme of “Contemporary Debates on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding.”

This report summarizes the second seminar in this series. The eSeminar brought together a group of experts — scholars, researchers and practitioners — to examine issues related to the extractive industry in conflict-affected countries.

The Centre for Security Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs, and Wilfrid Laurier University Global Studies Department are hosting a series of eight seminars focusing on the theme of “Contemporary Debates on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding.”

This report summarizes the first seminar in this series – Is Peacebuilding Dying? – including presentations of all three panelists and their main conclusions.

The Centre for Security Governance hosted its third eSeminar on the issue of security sector reform and cybersecurity. This report summarizes the presentations of all three panelists and synthesizes their main conclusions.
The Centre for Security Governance hosted its second eSeminar on the issue of security sector reform and security force development in Afghanistan. This report summarizes the presentations of all three panelists and synthesizes their main conclusions.
The Centre for Security Governance hosted its first eSeminar on the issue of militia demobilization and SSR in Libya. This report summarizes the presentations of the four panellists and synthesizes the primary conclusions drawn from the presentations, the discussion period, and the polling questions posed to the participants throughout the event.
Primers

The e-Seminar Primers were published in advance of CSG eSeminars and gave the reader a background on key issues and publications.This series is no longer active and is archived here to provide further information on previous CSG eSeminars.

The Centre for Security Governance hosted its third eSeminar on the issue of security sector reform and cybersecurity and cyber threats. This Primer was shared with all event participants prior to the event.
The Centre for Security Governance hosted its second eSeminar on the issue of security sector reform and security force development in Afghanistan. This Primer was shared with all event participants prior to the event.
Primer No. 1 – Libya: Dealing with the Militias and Advancing Security Sector Reform
The Centre for Security Governance hosted its first eSeminar on the issue of militia demobilization and SSR in Libya’s statebuilding efforts. This Primer was shared with all event participants prior to the event.