Western Hemisphere: Women Leaders - Peace & Security

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Tue 5 Nov 2019 to Sat 9 Nov 2019

17 visitors from multiple countries will be coming to make professional connections in San Diego exploring the following specific objectives for the project outlined by the Department of State:

Examine the current and historical roles of women in political transitions, post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian emergencies, conflict prevention, and peacemaking efforts
Assess the impact of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325), which reaffirmed the important role of women in peace and security, and explore inter-agency coordination to implement the resolution
Compare conflict transformation, resolution, and mediation techniques and their situational benefits and challenges
Demonstrate the role of women in civil society, government, business, politics, and education in promoting community stability, security, and well-being
Illustrate how women leaders mentor the next generation of female leaders in various specialties/areas of expertise in service to their communities
Familiarize participants with the constitutional, judicial, and legislative processes and practices that promote gender equality and protect women’s human rights

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