BGF and LATO co-organize the “Laurel for Peace and Security in Ukraine” Conference

Apr 3, 2022Event Updates

On April 29, 2022, at Loeb House, Harvard University, Governor Michael Dukakis will present Volodymyr Oleksandrovyc Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, and the Ukrainian people with the Boston Global Forum (BGF) and Michael Dukakis Institute’s Annual Award “World Leader for Peace and Security” at the “Laurel for Peace and Security in Ukraine” Conference, co-organized by BGF and the Latvian Transatlantic Organization, with participation of presidents, prime ministers, and distinguished thinkers from Harvard University and MIT.

The conference will address the situation in Ukraine, and work to provide solutions for peace and security and to rebuild Ukraine. Additionally, leaders will discuss the Boston Global Forum’s paper of creating new international rules and instruments to manage threats and dangers from China.

In this event, BGF will present contributions of BGF World Leader for Peace and Security Award’s recipients to Laurel for Peace and Security in Ukraine.

The papers will be discussed at the event:

  • Solutions for peace and security in Ukraine
  • Initiative “Global Students Support Ukrainian Students” and “Network of Scholars rebuild Ukraine”
  • New International Rules and Instruments to manage threats and dangers from China

Venue: Loeb House, Harvard University

Time: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM EDT, April 29, 2022

Moderators: Governor Michael Dukakis, Chair of Boston Global Forum, and professor Zaneta Ozolina, Chairwoman of Latvia Transatlantic Organization