Women Leaders: Promoting Peace and Security

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Tue 9 Oct 2018 to Fri 26 Oct 2018

24 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, which reaffirmed the important role of women in peace and security, and explore interagency 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 wellbeing; illustrate how women leaders mentor the next generation of female leaders in various specialties/areas of expertise in service to their communities; and 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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