2014 Annual Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security – Program

23 September 2014

Introductions
Start time: 09:00
Welcome, Acknowledgement of Country & Introduction to the Minister Julie McKay Executive Director Australian National Committee for UN Women :05
Opening address Senator The Honourable Michaelia Cash Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women :10
Thank you to the Minister and Context Julie McKay Executive Director Australian National Committee for UN Women :15
Outline of the day Jacky Sutton Policy and Advocacy Manager Australian National Committee for UN Women :10
Session 1
Start time: 09:40
Purpose: clarify departmental responses to key recommendations in the Civil Society Report Card
Structure: reporting
Chair: Sam Mostyn (ACFID)(:05)
Ewen McDonald Deputy Secretary Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade :15
Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin AC Chief of Defence Force Australian Defence Force :15
Assistant Commissioner Mandy Newton National Manager -International Deployment Group Australian Federal Police :15
Questions All :20
Break 10:45
Session 2
Start time: 11:05
Purpose: civil society reflections and examples of good practice
Structure: Q & A
Chair: Kate Lee-Koo (GI)
Regional perspective Helen Hakena Executive Director Leitana Nehan Women’s Development Agency
International perspective Laura Shepherd Convenor Women, Peace and Security Academic Collective
NGO perspective Steph Cousins Humanitarian Advocacy Lead Oxfam Australia
Questions All :30
Lunch 12:55
Session 3
Start time: 14:05
Purpose: participants review government implementation of the NAP
Structure: small group discussion
Introduction/brief Susan Hutchinson Facilitator :10
Small group discussion All :60
Break 15:15
Session 4
Start time: 15:30
Purpose: participant discussion on the future of the NAP
Structure: small group discussion and plenary
Chair: Archie Law (ActionAid)
Small group discussions All :25
Plenary All :20
Session 5
Start time: 16:15
Purpose: conclusions Chair: Barbara O’Dwyer (WILPF) (:05)
Moving forward with the Report Card Susan Hutchinson Facilitator :05
Alan Ryan Executive Director Australian Civil Military Centre :05
Kate Wallace Office for Women Office for Women :05
Concluding remarks Sen Claire Moore Shadow Minister for Women :15
Vote of Thanks Fiona Jenkins Convenor ANU Gender Institute :05