COMMEMORATING SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 1325, Women and 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-- http://www.un.org/events/res_1325e.pdf
Resources for the Programme
- Security Council 1325-- http://www.un.org/events/res_1325e.pdf
- Reconciliation as Policy: A Capacity-Building Proposal for Renewing Leadership and Development, Virginia Swain and Sarah Sayeed 2005 prepared for the 2005 Conference on Humiliation and Violent Conflict, Columbia University, New York.
- A Leadership and Practice to Reconcile Challenges in a Post-September 11th World, Virginia Swain and Sarah Sayeed 2006, for a paper for the Journal of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies, December 2006 humiliationstudies.org/documents/SwainSayeedLeadershipChallengesNY06meeting.pdf
- Reconciliation as Policy: Moving Beyond the Victim-Perpetrator Model...December 2004 by Swain and Sayeed prepared for Columbia University conference on Human Dignity and Humiliation 2005 www.humiliationstudies.org/documents/SwainNY05meetingRT3.pdf
- Dr. Sarah Sayeed in the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarah-sayeed-phd/building-anew-lessons-in-...
- Finding Inner Strength: Worcester Author Helps Others Chart Course in Turbulent Times. An Interview with Virginia Swain: http://www.telegram.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060901/NEWS/6090103...
- The United Nations, Servant Leadership and The Peacebuilding Institute”, Virginia Swain, in Boston Research Center for the 21st Century, Abolishing War: Dialogue with Peace Scholars Elise Boulding and Randall Forsberg, November 1998. attached
- “A Vision of a New Leadership Model”, Virginia Swain, Breakthrough Magazine, Global Education Associates, 1997. attached
Virginia Swain, Executive Director and Co-Founder
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