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Sustaining global peace: Elders speak on the importance of multilateralism

On 9 May, Kofi Annan, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Lakhdar Brahimi and Mary Robinson will speak about the importance of multilateralism at the IPI in New York. Watch the livestream here and follow on Twitter: #EldersIPI

Kofi Annan, Mary Robinson, Lakhdar Brahimi and Gro Brundtland to speak at IPI on 9 May

How can multilateralism stay relevant and effective in the current geopolitical climate?

On 9 May, Kofi Annan, Mary Robinson, Lakhdar Brahimi and Gro Harlem Brundtland will discuss the importance of multilateralism and the role of the United Nations in sustaining peace, promoting good governance, and tackling global challenges from climate change to mass migration.

This event will be moderated by Warren Hoge, Senior Adviser for External Relations, International Peace Institute, and hosted at the IPI in New York.

Watch the livestream below at 09:00 (New York) / 14:00 (London) and join the conversation on Twitter: #EldersIPI and #MultilateralismMatters


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