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INVITATION: Preventing Violence with GCERF, February 8, 2017

You are invited to attend:

 

Preventing Violence with the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF)

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


 
Ambassador André Schaller,
Consul General of Switzerland in New York

and
Mrs. Brigitte Schaller-Schoepf   

request the pleasure of your company
 
to attend an event and reception to introduce the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF), a Swiss-based foundation and multi-stakeholder public-private partnership that is funding grassroots initiatives to prevent violent extremism. We are pleased to welcome special guests, Dr Khalid Koser, Executive Director of GCERF and Carol Bellamy, Chair of the Governing Board of GCERF.


Wednesday, February 8, 2017
from 6pm to 8:00pm  

at the Residence of the Swiss Ambassador and Consul General  
640 Park Ave (at 66th Street), 12th Floor New York, NY 10065     



The high-level event and reception will gather philanthropists and corporate leaders with a vested interest in promoting tolerance and achieving sustainability in vulnerable regions in Africa, South Asia, and the Balkans. The event will include a brief screening of activities from the field as well as a discussion to showcase how GCERF’s programs are impacting the lives of individuals, and communities, by mobilizing actors toward an integrated response. Please see more details about the event in the Concept Note here.  The GCERF is the first global effort to support local, community-based projects aimed at strengthening resilience against violent extremist agendas. To learn more about GCERF in advance of the event, visit http://www.gcerf.org/.  

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Residence of the Swiss Ambassador and Consul General
640 Park Avenue
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