Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Go On! "Women & War"

(Go On! is an occasional item on symposia and other events of interest)

Days after IntLawGrrls' own D.C. conference marking the 10th anniversary of U.S. Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security, the U.S. Institute of Peace will hold its own series of commemorations at various locations in Washington.
The Institute's colloquium, entitled "Women and War," will be held November 3 to 5, as detailed in the agenda here.
Topics to be discussed: "Gender-Based Violence," "No Peace without Women," "Women at the Center of Peace," and "The Trouble with the Congo."
Confirmed speakers featured at various events include:
Margot Wallström, U.N. Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict; Melanne Verveer, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues; L. Tammy Duckworth, Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; and Rosa Brooks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy.
Details and registration information here.

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