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Center for Peace and Development

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About the CPD

The Center for Peace and Development builds on the University of Oklahoma’s longtime work with communities in northern Uganda. CPD brings together faculty and students from across the University’s varied disciplines to build collaborative partnerships with communities affected by conflict.

Featured Events

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Sister Rosemary speaks of her work with women in Northern Uganda, the various insecurities they face, and her work over the past years to empower women socially and economically.

Thursday, October 14, 1:00-2:00 p.m. CDT

The IMF and How Billions of People Can Benefitfrom a Simple, Costless Act of Congress (and Why You Should Care)

Dr. Mark Weisbrot

Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research

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November 4, 2021

Climate Change in an Unequal World

A dicussion with James K. Boyce on climate change and inequality. 

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October 25 2021, 1:30-3 PM (CST)

Sewers and Social Justice: Racial Equity and Climate Change Implications of Wastewater Planning in the United States

A conversation with Dr. Miriam Solis, Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas at Austin.

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