FEATURE | 16 Nov 2020

Webinar: Women’s rights in times of conflict

Perspectives of women leaders from armed and political movements

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Join us in a discussion on women's rights in conflict settings in honor of the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.


 

Thursday 19 November 2020, 2pm – 3.15pm (CET)

Colombia time: 8am / Syria time: 3pm / Yemen time: 4pm / Myanmar time: 7pm

Register for the event here.

Panelists

  • Sarya Muhemed, Member of the Coordination Committee of Kongra Star (North-East Syria)
  • Najwa Fadhl, President advisor for women issues of the Southern Transitional Council (Yemen)
  • Olga Lucia Marín, former combatant, Common Revolutionary Alternative Force – FARC (Colombia)
  • Naw Wah Khu Shee, central standing committee member of Karen Women’s Organization-KWO / Karen National Union-KNU (Myanmar)

Moderation: Fight for Humanity and Berghof Foundation

Language: English | Interpretation into Arabic, Burmese, Spanish and Kurmanji

In the context of the 20-year anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, Fight for Humanity and Berghof Foundation are organising an online event to discuss the promotion of the rights of women and girls in conflict settings − from the first-hand perspectives of women in leadership roles in territories governed by various armed and political movements.

In this webinar four women leaders will reflect upon the progress, the remaining challenges, and they will look forward towards what can be done within the next 20 years – and beyond – to implement UN SCR 1325, and more broadly to promote the rights of women and girls in their territories.

Find more information about the event here.


Media contact

Florian Lüdtke
Media and Communications Manager
+49 (0)151 6655 7357
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