CONFERENCE "Addressing the Persistence of Gender Inequalities in Conflict Prevention and Peace Processes"

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 14:30 to Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 17:30
University of Iceland, Askja building, room 132

Consortium director Carol Cohn will deliver the keynote address at this conference, with a talk entitled Why is it so Hard to Get Women to the Peace Table? And Why is That Not Even the Right Question? The talk will be followed by a panel discussion with former UNU-GEST Fellows and Gender Experts: Susan Asio from Uganda, and Fatima Wahaidy from Gaza, Palestine.

The conference is hosted by EDDA – Center of Excellence at the University of Iceland in collaboration with the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Norwegian Embassy in Iceland, the United Nations University Gender Studies and Training Programme at the University of Iceland, the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland, and the National Committee of UN Women in Iceland.

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