3 reasons to register for the Build Peace conference

Happening online, October 18–24, 2021

1. The line-up!

Keynote speaker: Nanjala Nyabola

Writer, political analyst, and activist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Author of Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Politics in Kenya, and Traveling While Black; Essays Inspired by a Life on the Move

Keynote speakers: Pamela Silwana, Kentse Radebe & Mboneleli Gqirana of the CAN Incubator.

Sharing how Community Action Networks (CANs), a rapid community-led response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are an example of an alternative model for collaborating, advocating, and mobilising resources for a more inclusive, sustainable and just city.

And so many more…

2. The conference is virtual!

Yes, we’d much rather be together in person for the conference, but as we know well, being virtual does have some advantages. The best advantage is being able to gather from so many different places. With a virtual conference, you can attend from anywhere you have a decent Internet connection. You’ll also be able to access all recorded sessions afterwards. If you’re worried about yet another life-draining event of looking at a computer all day long, don’t be! The conference is spread out over 1 week with consistent bite-sized sessions that will fit into your schedule and leave you wanting more, not less!

3. A ticket price for everyone!

Conference tickets are donation-based, which means we ask you to consider your economic possibilities, and decide on a price that fits you. From $1 to $100, there is a ticket price for everyone! It is our intention that, with donation-based tickets and with the conference being virtual, there’s a spot for anyone who wants to attend.


As you can see, here are three good reasons for registering for this year’s conference, but there is one more: community!

Register today! We’ll see you there.



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Build Up transforms conflict in the digital age. Our approach combines peacebuilding, participation and technology.