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Session Speakers

Session Speakers

 

Session 1 - Creating and Using the Global Evidence Base for Violence Reduction

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Richard Matzopoulos

Medical Research Council of South Africa, Specialist Scientist at the Burden of Disease Research Unit; University of Cape Town, Honorary Research Associate at the School of Public Health and Family Medicine

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Christopher Mikton

World Health Organization, Technical Officer at the Violence and Injury Prevention Unit

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Karen Hughes

Liverpool John Moores University, Professor of Behavioural Epidemiology at the Centre for Public Health

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Session 2 - Building Violence Prevention Research Capacity

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Joseph Murray

University of Cambridge, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow and Senior Research Associate at the Department of Psychiatry

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Arturo Cervantes

Anahuac University Mexico, Carlos Peralta Chair of Public Health at the Faculty of Health Sciences, General Director of Information Systems at the National Institute for Educational Evaluation Mexico

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Abigail Fagan

University of Florida, Professor of Criminology and Law at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Session 3 - Reducing Sexual Abuse of Children and Adolescents

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Maha Almuneef

National Family Safety Founder and Executive Director of the National Family Safety Program, Regional Councilor of ISPCAN, President of the Arab Professionals Society for Prevention of Violence Against Children (Arab-ISPCAN)

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Charlotte Watts

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Sigrid Rausing Professor, Director of the Gender, Violence and Health Centre

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Joy Ngozi Ezeilo

United Nations Human Rights Office, UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons

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Session 4 - Reducing Violence in Public Space

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Robert Muggah

Igarape Insitute, Research Director and Program Director for Violence Reduction                   

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Alys Willman

World Bank, Conflict, Social Development Specialist in the Crime and Violence Team

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Amy Nivette

University of Oxford, Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology

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Session 5 - Promoting Good Governance and Civil Society

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Mo Ibrahim (TBC)

Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation

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Innocent Chukwuma

Ford Foundation, Representative for the Ford Foundation West Africa Office                              

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Maria Stephan

United States Institute of Peace, Senior Policy Fellow; Atlantic Council, Non-Resident Senior Fellow

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Session 6 – Reducing Organised Forms of Violence

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Leonid Kosals (TBC)

Higher School of Economics, Professor at the Department of Sociology, Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Studies in Economic Sociology, Chief Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research

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James Putzel

London School of Economics, Director of the Crisis States Research Centre, Professor of Development Studies at the Department of International Development

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James Finckenauer

Rutgers University, Founding Faculty Member of the School of Criminal Justice, Professor at the School of Criminal Justice

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Session 7 - Global Actors: International Organisations and Private Philanthropy

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Robert Alexander Butchart

World Health Organization, Coordinator of the Violence and Injury Prevention Unit

                

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Susan Bissell

UNICEF, Chief of Child Protection at the Programme Division

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Patricia Lannen

UBS Optimus Foundation, Programme Director of Child Protection

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Maya Ziswiler

UBS Optimus Foundation, Programme Director of Education

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Michael Feigelson

Bernard van Leer Foundation, Interim Executive Director

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Session 8 - Scaling Up Interventions and Building Evidence-based Support Systems

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Frances Gardner

University of Oxford, Professor of Child and Family Psychology at the Department of Social Policy and Intervention

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John Lawrence Aber

New York University, Professor of Applied Psychology at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development

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Catherine Ward

University of Cape Town, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology

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Session 9 - Reducing Intimate Partner Violence Against Women

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Harriet MacMillan

McMaster University, Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, Behavioural Neurosciences and Pediatrics, Chedoke Health Chair in Child Psychiatry

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Suneeta Krishnan

Research Triangle of San Francisco, Epidemiologist at the Women’s Global Health Imperative, Associate Director of the Research Triangle Institute Global Gender Centre, Technical Lead of the Research Triangle Institute India Liaison Office

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Claudia Garcia-Moreno

World Health Organization, Lead Specialist on Gender and Gender-based Violence in the Department of Reproductive Health and Research

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Session 10 - Controlling Access to Drugs, Alcohol and Firearms

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Philip Cook

Duke Sanford School of Public Policy, Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Economics and Sociology and Faculty Affiliate at the Center for Child and Family Policy

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Mark Bellis

Liverpool John Moores University, Research and Development at the Centre for Public Health, Director of Policy

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Keith Krause

Graduate Institute of Geneva, Director of the Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, Programme Director of the Small Arms Survey, Professor of International Relations and Political Science

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Session 11 - Reforming Police Forces and Making Them Better Serve Their People

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Etannibi Alemika

University of Jos, Professor of Criminology and Sociology of Law

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Daniel Ortega

CAF Development Bank of Latin America, Senior Economist and Impact Evaluation Coordinator; IESA Business School in Venezuela, Associate Professor

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Patrick Burton

Executive Director of the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention

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Session 12 - What Penal Policy for Less Violent Societies?

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Daniel Nagin

Carnegie Mellon University, Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics

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Michael Tonry

University of Minnesota, McKnight Presidential Professor in Criminal Law and Policy at the Law School, Director of the Institute on Crime and Public Policy; Free University of Amsterdam, Senior Fellow; Max Planck Institute on Comparative and International Criminal Law

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Hauling Fu

University of Hong Kong, Professor at the Faculty of Law

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