Meetings

  • The Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Impacts of Violence: A Workshop Date: July 31, 2017 - August 1, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a two-day public workshop on the science surrounding the impacts of exposure to violence and trauma on both neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes with a strong focus on exposure in childhood, and other aspects such as refugee health and/or PTSD in returning combatants.
  • Effective Public Policy Solutions for Global Violence Prevention: A Workshop Date: December 1, 2016 - December 2, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    On December 1-2, 2016, the Forum on Global Violence Prevention will hold a two-day workshop to illuminate and explore the ways in which violence prevention practitioners can best share their findings and evidence-base with policymakers for the production of effective and impactful policy approaches to violence prevention. This will include an exploration of policymakers' goals and needs and the ways in which violence prevention experts can best communicate their findings to policymakers, as well as an exploration of lessons learned from around the world in this context. The workshop will explore crosscutting approaches to violence prevention and will cover multiple forms of violence across the life-course (such as child maltreatment and violence against children, violence against women, self-directed violence, interpersonal violence, youth violence, and the relationship between alcohol and violence, etc.).
  • Identifying the Role of Violence Prevention in the Post-2015 Global Agenda Date: May 12, 2016 - May 13, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Role of Violence Prevention in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
  • Addressing the Social and Cultural Norms that Underlie the Acceptance of Violence: A Workshop Date: October 29, 2015 - October 30, 2015 (9:00 AM Eastern)

    The Forum on Global Violence Prevention will host its 10th workshop on October 29-30, 2015 exploring the social and cultural norms that underlie the acceptance of violence.
  • Supporting Family and Community Investments for Young Children Globally Date: July 27, 2015 - July 29, 2015 (1:00 AM Eastern)

    This interactive public workshop will feature presentations and discussions that highlight the science and economics of understanding and supporting family and community investments in children and their caregivers using coordinated approaches across the areas of health, education, nutrition, and social protection.
  • Using Existing Platforms to Integrate and Coordinate Investments for Children Date: March 14, 2015 - March 15, 2015 (5:30 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will highlight the science and economics of integrating and coordinating investments in children and their caregivers using existing platforms across the areas of health, education, nutrition, and social protection.
  • Means of Violence - A Workshop Date: December 18, 2014 - December 19, 2014 (8:30 AM Eastern)

    The Institute of Medicine will convene a 2-day workshop to explore the means or methods used to commit certain types of violence that result in life-threatening events or death.
  • Scaling Program Investments for Young Children Globally: A Workshop on Evidence from LAC and Other Developing Regions Date: November 11, 2014 (5:30 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will explore the evidence on scaling up and sustaining effective programs across health, education, nutrition, and social protection that aim to improve children’s developmental potential.
  • Financing Investments in Young Children Globally Date: August 26, 2014 - August 27, 2014 (12:00 AM Eastern)

    This public workshop will feature presentations that surround issues in financing investments across health, education, nutrition, and social protection that aim to improve children's developmental potential.
  • Workshop on Preventing Intimate Partner Violence in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania Date: August 11, 2014 - August 12, 2014 (2:00 AM Eastern)

    This 2-day workshop will focus on intimate partner violence (IPV) in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania and will address the intersection with HIV/AIDS, the role of power dynamics within relationships, social perceptions within communities, and societal level policies and implications.