The Consortium at the 59th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59)

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Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 18:15 to 19:45
Location: 
Church Center of the UN, 777 1st Avenue, 2nd floor, East 44th Street, New York
Description: 
Panel Discussion: "A Transformative Women, Peace & Security Agenda: The Need to Challenge Militarism"
 
This discussion will analyze the gendered nature of peace & security mechanisms by uncovering the linkages between hegemonic masculinities, violence and militarism and its current effects on UNSCR 1325 implementation. A transformative Women, Peace & Security agenda, with active participation of women, is only possible by challenging militarism, promoting an agenda of disarmament, and investing in nonviolent alternatives for conflict resolution.
 
SpeakersIsabelle Geuskens, Executive Director - Women Peacemakers Program (WPP); Carol Cohn, Director Consortium on Gender, Security & Human Rights; Hannah Wright, Gender Peace and Security Adviser - Saferworld; Anand Pawar, Executive Director - SAMYAK; Ray Acheson, Director - Reaching Critical Will, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
 
Please RSVP no later than March 10, 3PM to Ms. Thalia Malmberg, Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) intern@womenpeacemakersprogram.org

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