PANEL: UNSCR 1325 and the Colombia Peace Talks: Women's Rights and Participation

Duration: 
Friday, November 2, 2012 - 09:00
Kind of WILPF Initiative/Event: 
WILPF/PeaceWomen events
Countries: 
Colombia

November 2, 2012
Church Center for the United Nations, New York

A panel discussion on women’s participation in the peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) took place in the UN Church Building on Friday, November 2, 2012. The event was hosted by the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), Cordaid and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Panelists included Adalgiza Charria, La Fundación Mujer Arte y Vida/Red Nacional de Mujeres and Katherine Ronderos, President of Colombia Section of WILPF. The moderator was Cora Weiss, President of The Hague Appeal for Peace. Representatives of the mission of Colombia and Norway also made a few comments on the discussion.

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