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Countdown for third Desmond Tutu International Peace Summit

By: stagedoorscribbler - April 2, 2018

Desmond Tutu - Photograph by Hattie Miles

The countdown has begun for the Third Desmond Tutu International World Peace Summit which later this month will provide a platform for debate on key issues of peace and conflict resolution.

Staged by Regent’s University London in collaboration with the tutu Foundation UK, the summit will be held at the University Friday 20th April. It will find  expert speakers exploring the possibilities available for  ‘Mediating the Impossible’.

Topics covered will include international peace and security, rebuilding Syria and the Oslo Agreement, 25 years on and will also examine South Africa in this year of Nelson Mandela’s Centenary

Guest speakers will include  FW de Klerk, former State President of South Africa; Lord Michael Hastings, Chancellor, Regent’s University London and Global Head of Corporate Citizenship at KPMG International; Gina Miller, Founder and Chair, True and Fair Foundation; Quentin Peel, Associate Fellow, Chatham House; Baroness Shirley Williams, UK Liberal Democrat politician and former adviser to the Prime Minister on nuclear proliferation; Lyse Doucet OBE, BBC's Chief International Correspondent; Sir Graham Boyce, former British Diplomat and Professor Aldwyn Cooper, CEO and Vice Chancellor of Regent's University London.

For more information and the full programme of this summit designed to  promoting the legacy of Archbishop Desmond Tutu go to https://www.regents.ac.uk/events/peace-summit-2018