UN North Lawn Building (CR 5)

Women as Policy Makers and Agents of Change

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.

The Arab Spring and Women's Rights

Dr. Alison L. Boden,, Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel at Princeton University, is talking about "The Arab Spring and Women's Rights".

In the Middle East and North Africa the extraordinary political events since February 2011 have on the one hand opened new opportunities, but on the other hand also created new threats to women's human rights and their participation in political process.