THE CASE FOR CONFLICT PREVENTION: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM CIVIL SOCIETY? What’s the role of civil society in sustaining peace and preventing conflict?

At Hague Talks in Colombo, local and international voices reflect together on the importance of civil society participation in preventing conflict and building peace. Speakers from Sri Lanka, Colombia and The Philippines share how their personal experiences inspired them to become peacebuilders and reflect on the need of involving civil society to sustain peace.


Gus Miclat, executive director and co-founder of the Initiatives for International Dialogue, The Philippines. He is also a former journalist, editor, university lecturer, theatre artist and organizer.