Project Description

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.” Funding for the eSeminar series is provided by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

The recordings of past eSeminars are available below. The published summaries and primers for the eSeminars can be accessed at our eSeminar Summaries page.

Upcoming Events

Organized Crime, Corruption & Peacebuilding

Participation is free and open to the public. The eSeminar will be broadcast through YouTube Live. Follow the link below to register and view event livestream.

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Event Organizers

Centre for Security Governance

The Centre for Security Governance (CSG) is a non-profit, non-partisan think tank devoted to the study of security and justice issues in fragile and conflict-affected states. It is a registeted charity located in Kitchener, Ontario.

Balsillie School of International Affairs

The Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) is an institute for advanced research, education, and outreach in the fields of global governance and international public policy. Founded in 2007 by philanthropist Jim Balsillie, BSIA is an equal collaboration among the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Wilfrid Laurier University Department of Global Studies

The Wilfrid Laurier University Department of Global Studies offers interdisciplinary program combining real-world activism and engagement with critical thinking about the challenges and opportunities of globalization.

Past Events

PeaceTech: Harnessing Technology to Advance Peacebuilding

Participation is free and open to the public. The eSeminar will be broadcast through YouTube Live. Follow the link below to register and view event livestream.

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The Future of Peacekeeping

A recording of the eSeminar, the event summary, and participant biographies can be accessed at the link below.

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Climate Change, the Environment and Peacebuilding

A recording of the eSeminar, the event summary, and participant biographies can be accessed at the link below.

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Refugees, IDPs and Peacebuilding in the Contemporary Middle East

A recording of the eSeminar, the event summary, and participant biographies can be accessed at the link below.

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Untapped Resources: The Extractive Industry in Conflict-Affected Countries

A recording of the eSeminar, the event summary, and participant biographies can be accessed at the link below.

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Contemporary Debates on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding: Is Peacebuilding Dead?

A recording of the eSeminar, the event summary, and participant biographies can be accessed at the link below.

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