Views from the Ground: Advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Asia and the Pacific

Event: Wednesday, July 10, 2019, Washington, DC

11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Embassy of Australia
1602 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

2020 will mark the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls for women’s full and equal participation in peace and security processes and incorporation of gender perspectives in all peacekeeping initiatives and post-conflict recovery measures. Across Asia and the Pacific, significant progress has been made in advancing the women, peace and security (WPS) agenda. This discussion will explore lessons learned while advancing the WPS agenda in the face of emerging issues that demand further attention and action in the time ahead.

Featuring
Dr. Jeni Klugman, Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Noraida Chio, Senior Program Officer, The Asia Foundation, Philippines
AVM Alan Clements CSC, Defense Attaché, Head of the Australian Defense Staff, Embassy of Australia

Moderated by
Jane Sloane, Senior Director of Women’s Empowerment Program, The Asia Foundation

This event is co-hosted by the Embassy of Australia and Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. The panel discussion will be followed by lunch.

To attend, please RSVP at development.washington@dfat.gov.au

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