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Championing Gender-Sensitive Security Sector Reform

Tuesday, October 13
11:30am-12:45pm EDT
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The fourth panel in a four-part series sponsored by the UAE and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security on the role of women in post-conflict reconstruction

With Opening Remarks by:

H.E. Lana Nusseibeh
UAE Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Guest Speaker:

Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix
Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations

Featuring a Panel Discussion with:

H.E. Adela Raz
Afghan Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations

Commander Seema Dhundia
Former Commander of the First All-Female UN Peacekeeping Force in Liberia

Dr. Sabrina Karim
Hardis Family Assistant Professor, Cornell University, and Author of Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping: Women, Peace, and Security in Post-Conflict Countries

Moderated by Ambassador Melanne Verveer
Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Leading experts discuss the importance of women’s meaningful participation in the post-conflict security sector. Panelists pose strategies for developing and implementing gender-sensitive national security policies and share lessons learned from contexts and interventions that have effectively increased women’s participation in security forces – including peacekeeping, military and police.

Co-sponsored by The Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, The United Nations Department of Peace Operations, and The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.