VIRTUAL EVENT: Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security UK Launch

VIRTUAL EVENT: Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security UK Launch

24jun19:0022:00VIRTUAL EVENT: Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security UK Launch

Women of Color Launch event

Event Details

Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security UK (WCAPSUK) Virtual Launch.

The UK Branch of the Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation will host our first event of the year!

In preparation for the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council’s Resolution:1325 on the commitment on Women Peace and Security we are delighted to host an interactive panel discussion with experts from across the world.

The discussion will explore the theme of Women of colour in Peace, Security and Conflict Resolution: an exposition.

The discussion will address key questions about the changing landscape of Women, Peace, Security and Conflict Resolution in the current geopolitical contexts.

Panellists will provide expertise from a range of backgrounds across grass roots levels to inter-governmental level.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Amb. Bonnie Jenkins, Founder and Executive Director, Background on WCAPS and the role of WOC on issues of peace and security
  • Anuradha Damale, UK Director – WCAPS UK
  • Dr Punam Yadav, Senior Research Fellow and Co-director of the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction UCL, Centre for Gender and Disaster.

Further speakers TBC

The discussion will be followed by an interactive Q&A session. Participants will have the opportunity to send questions to our panellists prior to the event.

We look forward to welcoming you!

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Time

(Wednesday) 19:00 - 22:00

Location

Virtual