Save the date – Annual Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security

Aug 6, 2015Uncategorized

Are you interested in Women, Peace and Security? October 2015 is the 15th anniversary of the landmark United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325. Mark the occasion with an in depth discussion on women’s participation in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and peace processes.

Come to the third Annual Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security. This year will place a spotlight on the issues in some conflict affected communities and amplify civil society voices. Civil society organisations will be asked to contribute to a submission process that will further enhance their contributions to the 2015 Annual Civil Society Report Card.

You will hear from senior leaders from government departments and civil society. Have your say about the progress of Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018, and contribute to the Annual Civil Society Report Card on Australia’s National Action Plan.

What: Annual Civil Society Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security
When: Thursday 22 October
Where: University House, Australian National University, Canberra
Who: men and women, public servants, NGO staff, serving members of the military, police and diplomatic corps, and development professionals.

This event is co-hosted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – Australian Section, Australian Council for International Development, Australian National Committee for UN Women, and the Australian National University – Gender Institute.