Paris Peace Forum 2019 – Participate in the call for projects (deadline: 13th May) [fr]

The second edition of the Paris Peace Forum will be held from 11 to 13 November 2019 in Paris.

In response to the rising tensions in today’s world, the Forum is designed to be the annual meeting for projects, ideas and initiatives which effectively contribute to better international cooperation on the key global issues, fairer and more equitable globalization and a more effective multilateral system.

In response to the rising tensions in today’s world, the Forum is designed to be the annual meeting for projects, ideas and initiatives which effectively contribute to better international cooperation on the key global issues, fairer and more equitable globalization and a more effective multilateral system.
Many Heads of State and Government, representatives from the major international organizations and stakeholders from civil society are expected to be among the several thousands of participants.

Paris Peace Forum – Objectives

The Paris Peace Forum is part of the drive by the French President, Emmanuel Macron, to reaffirm the importance of multilateralism and collective action in responding to current global challenges.

The aim is to strive towards peace through better global governance and promote means of reducing international tensions : including cooperation between States to confront cross-boundary challenges, collective management of global common goods and better regulation of the internet and communication.

A platform for discussion and debate

Inspired by the COP21 model, the Paris Peace Forum will be a place for sharing experiences and innovative solutions : bringing together all governance stakeholders including Heads of State and Government, local and national elected representatives, regional and international organizations and civil society in the wider sense (businesses, associations, NGOs, foundations, think tanks, media outlets, religious representatives, unions, etc.). The aim is to drive forward governance projects by showcasing them, using them as a basis for debates in various formats and promoting networking between project developers and relevant decision makers.

The Paris Peace Forum will be centered on 6 themes : peace and security, the environment, development, digital and new technologies, the inclusive economy and culture and education..

Submit your governance project by 13th May 2019

A call for projects will be open up until the 13th May 2019, 6 pm, time of Paris. The holders of governance projects (which have not been presented during the first Forum, unless a real innovation in the project is justified) are invited to submit their applications online: https://parispeaceforum.org/fr/appel-a-projets

To participate, projects must fulfill a number of conditions. Every project presented must:

- Be presented by an organization and not an individual;
- Be organized by a team which is capable of sending to Paris at least two representatives;
- Propose a specific solution that can bring an answer to an issue or challenge of a cross-border nature ;
- Be linked to at least one of the six main themes : peace and security, development, environment, new technologies, inclusive economy, culture and education (new)
- Propose a cooperative approach;
- Present a certain level of progress;

Applications can only be submitted online parispeaceforum.org.

The registration deadline is 13th May, 2019, 6 pm (Paris time).

The applications will be reviewed by the Selection Committee. The list of selected projects, that will be invited to be presented in Paris from 11 to 13 November, will be published on 18th July, 2019.

More information on the Paris Peace Forum

The Paris Peace Forum is an association under the French law of 1901. It brings together the National Foundation for Political Sciences (Sciences Po), the Körber Foundation, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the French Institute for International Relations, the Institut Montaigne and the French Republic, represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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The Paris Peace Forum will take place at La Grande Halle de la Villette over three days from 11 to 13 November 2019.

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Dernière modification : 10/04/2019

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