Currently the director of the Peace, Stability, and Transition practice, Elisabeth Dallas is a conflict prevention and resolution expert with over 15 years of experience designing and implementing programs that successfully mitigate conflict and support state-of-the art peacebuilding. Prior to joining Chemonics, Dallas served as a senior conflict and peacebuilding advisor in USAID's Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation. She has also served as a chief of party for the Public International Law & Policy Group and worked in more than 15 countries throughout South Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe. Her expertise is applying conflict sensitive approaches to development, violence prevention, mediation, and negotiation.
If passed, the Global Fragility Act could change the way conflict prevention and stabilization is approached by the sector. Chemonics experts provide five recommendations on how to operationalize the GFA.