Global Action to Prevent War
Invites you to a panel discussion “Linking Gender Perspectives and UN Security and Participation Priorities”
Venue: Baha’i Conference Room
866 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Date: 21 February 2012, 10:00am – 1:00pm
With the CSW deliberations on issues and needs impacting rural women fast approaching this February and with the GA's ‘Responsibility to Protect Third Pillar’ debate scheduled for this summer, we invite you to a two-panel discussion focused on these critical discussions with serious consequences for women's security and opportunities for full participation.
• From the Philippines to Indigenous Communities in the US: Participation and Security Sector Barriers for Rural Women, featuring Donna Chavis, director, Native Americans in Philanthropy and Mavic Cabrera Balleza, director, Global Network of Women Peacebuilders
• Incorporating a Gender lens into the Responsibility to Protect Framework for Addressing Mass Atrocities, featuring Naomi Kikoler, director of policy and advocacy, Global Center for RtoP and Maria Butler, PeaceWomen Project Director, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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RSVP required by 13 February