Award Ceremony “Rebels against War”
What: WILPF Germany is organising an award ceremony and a symposium on 22- 24 September in Verden (near Bremen), where Anita Augspurg, one of the founding mothers of WILPF was born 160 years ago. During the event, Zaina Erhaim, a young Syrian journalist and film maker, will receive a peace award for her engagement with women at the local and regional level. In her work, Zaina gives women the opportunity to report their experiences, expressing criticism of the war and advocating for a solution to the conflict. The ceremony will then be accompanied by cultural events and a Symposium on women in peace processes – with a strong focus on young women.
When: 22-23 September 2017
Where: Verden, Germany
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