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International Women's Day (March 8, 2012)

When Mar 08, 2012 11:00 AM to
Mar 22, 2012 07:00 PM
Where The George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affiars 1957 E St, NW City View Room, 7th floor
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GW’s Global Gender Forum

GW’s Culture in Global Affairs Seminar Series

GW’s Security Policy Forum

GW’s Distinguished Women in International Affairs Series

Stockholm International Peace Research Institute North America (SIPRI North America)
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

Henrich Boell (TBD)

When:
Thursday, March 8, 2012 (International Women’s Day)

Where:
The George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affiars

1957 E St, NW

City View Room, 7th floor

Time:
Talks and panels start at 11:00 a.m. to be followed by a keynote address at 5:00 p.m. and an evening reception at 6:00 p.m.

 

Agenda

11:00-11:30                Brunch Meet & Greet

11:30-1:00 p.m.                      U.N. Peace Operations and Security Equality

Opening Remarks

Barbara Miller, Director, Gender Global Program, the Elliott School of International Affairs, GW

Speaker

Louise Olsson, UNSCR 1325 Project Leader, Folke Bernadotte Academy

 

1:00-2:30pm                Women, War, and Peace: Addressing Sexual Violence

Jelke Boesten, Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace

Dara Kay Cohen, Assistant Professor, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Kathleen Kuehnast, Director, Gender and Peacebuilding Center, United States Institute of Peace

Moderators:

Chantal de Jonge Oudraat, Executive Director, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute North America (SIPRI North America)

Kerry Frances Crawford, Graduate Fellow, Department of Political Science, GW

2:30-3:00pm               Break for coffee & tea

3:00-4:30                    Improving Gender Equality: Informing Better Policy through Research in the Middle East, North Africa, and Beyond (Final title TBD)

Jane Henrici, Study Director, Institute for Women’s Policy Research
(IWPR) and Professorial Lecturer in International Affairs, GW

Rola Abdul-Latif, Senior Research Specialist, Applied Research Center, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

Patti Petesch, Consultant, the World Bank

Moderator:

Heidi Hartmann, President, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR)

Other panelists TBD

4:30 p.m.                    Break for coffee & tea

5:00-6:00 p.m.            Distinguished Women in International Affairs Series speaker

Maria Otero, Under Secretary, Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, U.S. Department of State

6:00-8:00p.m.            Reception

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