A TRANSFORMATIVE WOMEN, PEACE & SECURITY AGENDA: THE NEED TO CHALLENGE MILITARISM

Duration: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 -
06:15 to 07:45
Kind of WILPF Initiative/Event: 
WILPF/PeaceWomen events
Location: 
Church Center
This is event is co-sponsored by the Women Peacemakers Program (WPP), Safer World, the Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights, SAMYAK and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Join this important discussion on the linkages between gender & militarism and need for a transformative approach towards the Women, Peace and Security agenda. The session will consist of: - An overview of the global gendered trends and developments of current conflict resolution mechanisms from a holistic gender approach, including a masculinities perspective, with a case study from South Asia; - An evaluation of current UNSCR 1325 implementation and the missing links to achieve transformative change for gender-sensitive peacebuilding; - An overview of activities and initiatives aimed at transforming the peace & security framework through de-militarization and disarmament. - Please be advised that capacity constraints may limit participation and confirmation of participation is required. Please RSVP no later than March 9, 3 pm to Ms. Thalia Malmberg, Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) intern@womenpeacemakersprogram.org Location: UN Church Center, 777 UN Plaza (at the corner of 44th Street and 1st Ave)
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