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Save the Date: Feminist Peace Movement in Africa Forum, 18 August, Ghana

June 29, 2018

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You are warmly invited to attend “Feminist Peace Movement in Africa” Forum, taking place on Saturday 18 August at the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana.

The Forum will look at the historic and current realities of women working for peace across Africa, especially locally within conflict-affected community. The root causes of violence and women’s role in social transformation, economic justice and peace will be explored. There will be space to network, connect and strengthen links within and across the movement for peace.

This Conference will take place as pre-forum to Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) International 32nd Congress, the first Congress hosted in Africa after 103-year long legacy. This is an important and historic meeting for Africa peace leaders and for WILPF peace activists from around the world.

Practicals:

Date: 18th August 2018

Location: University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Registration (free, but mandatory): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/feminist-peace-movement-in-africa-forum-tickets-47580374180

Programme:

8:30am: Coffee and welcome

9:00am: Welcome

9:15am-9:35am: Key Note Address: Feminist Peace Movement in Africa

9:35am-10:35am: Session 1: Discussion on Feminist Peace Movement in Africa

10:45am-12:30pm: Session 2: Women roles in prevention, peaceful elections, leadership and peace processes

12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm-3:00pm: Session 3: Group Discussions

3:00pm-3:30pm: Coffee break

3:30pm-4:30pm: Session 4: Synergies: Africa and Global Movement

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