Webinar: Activating Positive Peace

(25 March, 09.00 GMT +1 / CET register here

Positive Peace, or the attitudes, institutions and structures that create and sustain peaceful societies, offers a new way to achieve sustainable development, violence reduction and resilience. Institute for Economics and Peace's (IEP) Positive Peace research provides a framework to understand and address the many complex challenges the world faces. Based on IEP’s empirical expertise and years of statistical analysis of thousands of datasets, the Positive Peace framework consisting of eight Pillars, focuses on what works and emphasises factors that create thriving societies. A wide range of partner organisations are adopting IEP’s Positive Peace framework in strategic and community application. This webinar will outline the Positive Peace research and discuss practical examples of the application of the Positive Peace framework. The intent of the session is to open your thinking to the application of Positive Peace framework within your practice.

This is the fourth webinar in our Improving Practice Webinar series

Who can participate? Anyone interested in peace education can join us for these webinars. Register to join!

What language will the webinar be delivered in? In English. 

What technology do I need to be able to view the webinar? We will be using Zoom for the webinar.

How do I register to the webinar? To view the webinar, you must first register here 

Date & time: 25 March 2020, Starting at 09.00 CET 

About Charles Allen

Charles in the Director of Partnerships with the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP). These partnerships are strategic and grass roots partners inclusive of governments, non-government organisations, education organisations, service groups and other institutes. Through partnerships he is activating IEP’s Positive Peace framework globally. In his previous role with Victoria Police, Australia, he led strategic and operational change shifting policing to adopt community engagement.

His policing career including many years of operation service in general duties, investigations then senior change management roles.
Outside of policing and IEP he is an experienced director with not for profits and hands on peace building at project level for wide ranging social inclusion and capability building programs. His immediate past board position was Deputy Chair with Uniting Care Life Assist a medium sized organisation where he served an 8-year tenure. Charles completed his MA in Leadership, Organisation and Change. He has studied Human Rights and Peace and Conflict Resolution. He has undertaken regular development for
governance and leadership.

He is well respected among peace builders for his pioneering work in resilience, and equally respected within policing for his community centre approach to police management. He was recently award the Australian Police Medal, a Division of the Order of Australia.

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