SUSTAINING FEMINIST PEACE BY ENABLING WOMEN’S MOVEMENTS FOR JUSTICE: LESSONS LEARNED FROM COLOMBIA, NIGERIA AND YEMEN

What: This side event will provide a forum for women-led civil society to identify inter-linkages between the Sustaining Peace and WPS Agendas and share recommendations on what a Sustaining Feminist Peace Agenda would look like. The panellists and participants will share their views on what UN, member states, and donors can do to accelerate action that addresses root causes for prevention, justice and peace and on how to hold governments accountable for the gaps in the implementation of the WPS Agenda. It will also launch WILPF’s 2017 Security Council WPS Scorecard policy brief and share resources on a feminist security agenda for peace.

Speakers

  • Ana Maria Menéndez, UN Secretary General Senior Adviser on Policy
  • Diana María Salcedo López, Deputy Director, WILPF-Colombia (LIMPAL)
  • Joy Onyesoh, WILPF-Nigeria President and Founder of Women’s Situation Room, Nigeria
  • Dr Rida Al Tubuly, Co-founder and Director of Maan Nabneeha Organization and Executive Manager of the 1325 Network in Libya
  • Nela Porobic, WILPF Women Organising for Change in Syria and Bosnia Project Coordinator, Bosnia

When: Monday, October 23, 2017, 15:00 to 17:00

Where: CCUN 10th Floor, New York, US

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/2gzUBz0

 

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