Amplifying the Role of Women in Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Wednesday March 13
12:45-2:45 p.m.
Permanent Mission of the UAE

Co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, UN Women, and the UN Peacebuilding Support Office.

Welcoming Remarks

H.E. Lana Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN

Opening Remarks

Ms. Charlotte Lobe, National Focal Point for Women, Peace and Security, South Africa

Ms. Paivi Kannisto, Chief, Peace and Security Unit, UN Women


Mr. Henk-Jan Brinkman, Chief, Peacebuilding Strategy and Partnerships Branch in Peacebuilding Support Office/Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs

Ms. Karla Dominguez Gonzalez, Gender Special, World Bank Global Practice for Transport

Ms. Victoria Cabrera Balleza, Founder, CEO of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders

Ms. Oulimata Sarr, Regional Director ai, West and Central Africa, UN Women

Discussion will be moderated by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security