In this special event, Lilly Be’soer, Director of the NGO Voice for Change in Jiwaka province, PNG, will discuss the work of grassroots peace-building.

In this special event, Lilly Be’soer, Director of the non-governmental organization (NGO) Voice for Change in Jiwaka province, Papua New Guinea, will discuss the work of grassroots peace-building.

Lilly will discuss the challenges of security and violence in the region and the strategies that her NGO has developed in building sustainable peace and mediating conflicts. She will also discuss the multi-scalar ways that NGOs are required to engage with local communities, provincial and national governments and also international partners.

About the speaker

Lilly Be’Soer is founder and director of Voice for Change, PNG.

Read more about Lilly at this Pacific Community 70 Inspiring Pacific Women profile.

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This seminar presentation will be in-person only.

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Image credit: Screengrab of Lilly Be’soer from Voice for Change PNG homepage, used with Lilly’s permission.

Event details

Event date

Tue, 24 Oct 2023, 12:30 - 1:30pm

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