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Ottawa Report Launch: The Lancet Commission on Peaceful Societies through Health Equity and Gender Equality

2 November 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join AKFC, in partnership with Canada’s International Development Research Centre and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, for the Ottawa launch of the Lancet Commission’s report on “Peaceful Societies through Health Equity and Gender Equality”. Some of the report’s authors, partners, and field experts will join us to discuss the research findings and recommendations, as well as their implications for society, governments, and organizations. Explore how the intertwining of health equity and gender equality can cast light upon the trail leading to societal harmony.

Register here

Additional information for attendees:

  • Networking/Refreshments: In-person attendees are encouraged to participate in an informal networking session and enjoy refreshments before and after the event.
  • When you register, please indicate your interest in attending in person at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat or attending online (Zoom) by selecting the relevant ticket option.
  • This session will be offered in English only

Questions? Contact [email protected]


  • Dane Rowlands – Professor of International Affairs, Carleton University
  • Oskar Timo Thoms – Post-doctoral Fellow at University of Toronto at Mississauga
  • Paul Mkandawire – Associate Professor, Carleton University
  • Valerie Percival – Associate Professor and Associate Director, MA Program, Carleton University
  • Montasser Kamal – Director of Global Health, IDRC
  • Yiagadeesen (Teddy) Samy – NPSIA Director and Professor of International Affairs


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