Wednesday October 20 2010 Diplomatic Academy of Vienna
Addressing The Challenge: UNSCR 1325 on women, peace and security and its successor resolutions build on two pillars: the recognition of violence against women in situations of armed conflict, and the importance of the inclusion of women in conflict prevention, conflict resolution and peace building. Although the first pillar has received ample attention, the second pillar is still lacking an analysis of approaches, experiences, and policy-relevant demands.
Lesley Abdela, Gender/post-conflict UNSCR1325 consultant, senior partner Eyecatcher/ Shevolution (UK), recent Senior Gender Adviser to UN OCHA Chief Coordinator, Kathmandu, Nepal
Ambassador Ursula Plassnik, Member of Parliament and former Foreign Minister of Austria
Ambassador Irene Freudenschuss-Reichl, The Austrian Foreign Ministry
Minister Edita Tahiri, Member of the Assembly, Republic of Kosovo; Chair Regional Women's Lobby Southeastern Europe
Ruth Ochieng, Isis Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE)
Indu Pant Ghimire, Country Director, CARE Nepal
Speakers and participants will generate key recommendations concerning women's participation and leadership for peace and security.
Registration: Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation, email email@example.com
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