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Plenary Speakers


Alexander Butchart

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



Theresa Betancourt

Harvard University, Associate Professor of Child Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, Director of the Research Program on Children and Global Adversity



Bernadette Madrid

University of the Philippines, Director of the Child Protection Unit; Philippine General Hospital, Executive Director of the Child Protection Network Foundation



David Finkelhor

University of New Hampshire, Professor of Sociology, Director of the Crimes Against Children Research Centre, Co-director of the Family Research Laboratory



Rachel Jewkes

South African Medical Research Council, Director of the Gender and Health Research Unit



Manuel Eisner

University of Cambridge, Deputy Director of the Institute of Criminology, Professor of Comparative and Developmental Criminology at the Institute of Criminology, Director of the Violence Research Centre



Nancy Guerra

University of Delaware, Director of the Institute for Global Studies



Maria Fernanda Tourinho Peres

University of São Paulo, Professor at the Department of Preventive Medicine, Associate Researcher at the Center for the Study of Violence



Robert Rotberg

Harvard University, Founding Director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Program on Intrastate Conflict, President Emeritus of the World Peace Foundation, Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center



Lawrence Sherman

University of Cambridge, Director of the Institute of Criminology, Wolfson Professor of Criminology, Director of the Jerry Lee Centre for Experimental Criminology, Director of the Police Executive Programme



Friedrich Lösel

University of Cambridge, Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Criminology; University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Professor of Psychology at the Institute of Psychology


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