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The Advocates Participates in UN Expert Meeting on Peacebuilding and the Diaspora
Deputy Director Jennifer Prestholdt and Ahmed Sirleaf, a program associate on The Advocates' Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission Project, have participated in an expert meeting and seminar on “Peacebuilding and the Role of Diasporas” at UN Headquarters in New York on April 28 and 29. The seminar was organized by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration, the UN Population Fund, and the MacArthur Foundation. In addition to participating in the interactive high level expert meeting, Jennifer and Ahmed made a presentation on “Diaspora engagement in peacebuilding and reconciliation” to UN diplomats responsible for the Second and Third Committees of the General Assembly, the Peacebuilding Commission, and UN staff.  For more information, see