This conference asked the following:
- What have the experiences of developing countries been in confronting the challenges of violent internal conflict in the absence of an international security presence?
- How can developing country security forces, civilian agencies and political leaders work together most effectively to provide security, justice, social services and economic development in regions affected by internal conflict?
- How can international actors most usefully assist states facing domestic threats in manners that contribute to long-term peace-building?
Safa Hussein, Acting Iraqi National Security Adviser visited the BBC studios, after speaking at our conference, to appear on HARDtalk.
See his interview on BBC HARDtalk.