Dear Friends of KAICT,

The Kofi Annan Institute for Conflict Transformation (KAICT) at the University of Liberia cordially invites you to its events in May 2017!
Wednesday Seminar.
The Wednesday Seminar is a weekly extra-curricular learning and discussion event. It is flexible in format and can accommodate a broad range of conflict-related topics and diverse styles of presenting. 
Venue: Graduate School Building (also known as GD Building), University of Liberia, Main Campus, Capitol Hill, Ground Floor Hall
Chair: Dr. Anthony Hena
Time: 5pm to 7 pm
For more information on events of KAICT and its partners this month, please see our attached schedule.
In Brief:
  • 24 May 2017: Natural Resources Day: Building Liberia Through Efficient Management of our Natural Resources
  • 31 May 2017: Wednesday Seminar: International Humanitarian and Human Rights Laws in Times of Peace and Conflict. Speaker: Anees Ahmed, Chief of Legal Affairs

Please download full details in pdf: KAICT Events – May 2017


Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

The Kofi Annan Institute for Conflict Transformation, University of Liberia, kindly invites you to participate in the Security Sector Reform conference. We further encourage interested parties to submit papers, present at the conference and contribute to the SSR book publication. Active and passive participants of the SSR Conference, to be held at the University of Liberia, Capitol Hill Campus, 15-16 June are asked to register. An invitation is attached, pdf_(Invitation for Security Sector Reform (SSR) Conference) and registrations are kindly requested to be received to this address, to, or in person at the Graduate School building, by 31 May 2017. Presenters and authors are asked to submit papers in advance.

The Think Tank would like to encourage submissions of chapters/articles, pdf_(Call for articles for Liberian Security Sector Reform book) which should reach this address or by 8 June 2017. A call for contributions is attached. Ten days after the conference, on 26 June 2017, the SSR Book will be launched, drawing on papers given at the conference. The SSR Think Tank aims to create spaces and opportunities for thinking and dialogue on security sector governance processes in the country. The Think Tank gathers key Liberian Security Sector stakeholders, including academic scholars, policy makers, security sector officers, civil society representatives, and local communities.