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May 2019

Digitalisation & International Cooperation – Risks and Opportunities

May 7 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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New technologies provide great opportunities for development cooperation: accelerating change, improving results and stimulating innovation. The ICRC gathered a large amount of international development and humanitarian NGO’s in London in December in order to reflect on the consequences of digitalisation. Topics included protecting civilians in the digital age, opportunities for digital transformation & innovation, weaponization of information and digital risks in armed conflict – a broad agenda that led to the realisation that collective norms on digital do-no-harm & digital…

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Seminar: 25 years after the Rwandan Genocide

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Leiden University, Campus The Hague, Wijnhaven, Turfmarkt 99
Den Haag, Netherlands
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In less than a hundred days, more than 800,000 Rwandese people were murdered in a deliberate and well-organized act of genocide, orchestrated by then-members of the Rwandan government. The genocidal regime targeted the Tutsi population and moderate Hutu who opposed the killings. Many Hutu and Twa also lost their lives as the genocide unfolded in the context of a civil war between the Hutu-dominated government and a Tutsi-dominated rebel movement, the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF). The killings started on the 6th…

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What is Peace Tech?

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hague Tech Den Haag, Netherlands + Google Map

What do venture-funded startups like Humu and Pnyka have in common? They’re focused on improving online and offline human interactions. Join Mark Nelson from Stanford University as he discusses the leading edge of human-centric technology that increases people’s ability to be good to each other. Make sure to sign up!

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Fostering Mutual Understanding in Diverse Societies: The Importance of Inclusive Media in Preventing Conflicts

May 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Leiden University, Campus The Hague, Wijnhaven, Turfmarkt 99
Den Haag, Netherlands
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Prospects for Peace and Finding Impunity in Afghanistan

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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On behalf of the Afghanistan Transitional Justice Coordination Group and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), we have the honour to invite you to an interactive discussion on the ‘Prospects for Peace and Finding Impunity in Afghanistan’. To be held on Wednesday 22, May, 2019 from 19:00 – 21:00 at the Hague Humanity Hub. After the recent decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber II of the International Criminal Court (ICC) not to authorise the opening of an investigation into the Afghanistan situation…

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China and the West

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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The Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to invite you to a public lecture and discussion on 'China and the West' with professor Kishore Mahbubani on 23 May. His arrival, fortuitously timed around the publication of a new China policy paper by the Dutch government, allows us to sound out one of the world’s most prominent thinkers on Asia’s role in the world. This event is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in close cooperation with Krijger &…

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Startup Tuesday The Hague | Tykn

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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Startup Tuesday at the Hub will feature Tey Al-Rjula from Tykn. Tey is a cofounder of Tykn and he’ll be sharing his story and the success of Tykn. Our goal is to showcase successful tech-driven startups in the peace, justice and humanitarian ecosystems, and to spread more entrepreneurial thinking among nonprofits and other organizations in these sectors. Join us for an informal conversation around shared challenges with a seasoned entrepreneur in a cozy armchair setting, followed by networking drinks. Tuesday,…

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June 2019

Financing | Brilliant Solutions

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Apollo 14, Saturnustraat 14
Den Haag, 2516 AH Netherlands
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ImpactCity together with partner Hack The Planet invite you to a free side-event of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in The Hague, where you can learn more about the financing landscape for impact startups as well as the latest and greatest in tech innovation. The breakouts about access to finance are led by partners: RVO, UNIIQ, Rabobank, WeShare, Euclid Network and EY. The inspirational tech talks are led by Hack The Planet. Combining key insights on funding with inspirational talks for startups, Financing | Brilliant Solutions offers…

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A conversation: ‘Will crisis reporting survive?’

June 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8
Den Haag, 2512GA Netherlands
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There is a growing and disturbing gap in the provision of quality information about serious humanitarian crises. At a time of deep polarization, fake news, and serious global challenges like migration, climate change and the war in Syria, independent, quality journalism is needed to make sense of a complex world. Yet the media industry is in crisis. What consequences does this have for how people and policy makers think and act upon humanitarian topics? You are cordially invited to join…

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The Domestic Application of the International Women, Peace and Security Agenda

June 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Hague Humanity Hub, Fluwelen Burgwal 58
The Hague, Netherlands
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The Justice for Women Report, released in March 2019 by the High-level Group on Justice for Women, identifies the main barriers to women’s rights and gender equality both globally and in the Netherlands. Including intimate partner violence, discrimination at work, gaps in legal identity and exclusion from decision making, to name a few. We invite you to discuss the applicability of this report´s recommendations on policies in the Netherlands and abroad, together with policy makers and civil society representatives working…

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