RAGHIDA DERGHAM, FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BEIRUT INSTITUTE Women as Policy Makers and Agents of Change

Duration: 
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 01:15
Kind of WILPF Initiative/Event: 
WILPF/PeaceWomen events
Location: 
UN North Lawn Building (CR 5)
Countries: 
Lebanon

Monday, 11 February 2013
UN North Lawn Building (CR 5)
1.15 – 2.30 pm

The Participation Pillar of the Women, Peace and Security agenda focuses on women’s representation and participation in peace processes, electoral processes (as both candidates and voters) and UN decision-making positions. However progress has been slow and challenging. Ms. Raghida Dergham,
 Founder and Executive Chairman, Beirut Institute, discussed the role of women as policy makers and agents of change as well as strategies to increase their participation in matters related to peace and security.

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