Commemorating Security Council Resolution 1325 Women and Peace and Security: New Perspectives on Peace and Security

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 20:00
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
General Women, Peace and Security

New Perspectives on Peace and Security
Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 1-3 pm, United Nations, New York

Venue-- NGO Resource Conference Room, Lower level, Visitor's Entrance, United Nations, Across from the Bookshop.

  • Jelena Pia-Comella, Director of Programmes, WFM-IGP, Former Diplomat, Mission of Andorra, Respondent
  • Dr. Sarah Sayeed, President, Women in Islam and Program Associate, New York, New York Interfaith Center
  • Elisabeth Scheper, Policy and Mediation Division Department of Political Affairs, United Nations, Respondent
  • Virginia Swain, WFM Member, Association of World Citizens Representative to ECOSOC, United Nations, NYC, Founder and Director, Institute for Global Leadership and Center for Global Community and World Law

This commemoration explores the role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and peacebuilding as first recognized in 1325 in 2000. On its tenth anniversary, WFM Council supports Resolution 1325 and encourages measures that support women's peace initiatives, including their participation in Reconciliation Leadership and the Global Mediation and Reconciliation Service.

Resolution 1325, Women, Peace and Security, is commemorated on its 10th anniversary by speakers and respondents. Reconciliation Leadership and a Global Mediation and Reconciliation Service will be presented as a resource for 1325 to address post-9/11 community, institutional and global challenges with respect for human rights, peaceful settlement of disputes, ethics, values and systems that will secure greater ecological integrity, economic and social well being.

1:00-3:00 pm Commemorating 10th Anniversary of Security Council 1325--

Resources for the Programme

Virginia Swain, Executive Director and Co-Founder
Center for Global Community and World Law, Inc.
210 Park Avenue, #299
Worcester, MA 01609
508-753-4172 or 508-245-6843 (cell)