USIP conducted a working meeting to discuss the ten year anniversary of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325, which focused on women's leadership in peacemaking and conflict prevention.  Panelists discussed its history, lessons and experiences of the last ten years, why it is still relevant, and how to move forward implementing its vision.

USIP conducted a working meeting to discuss the ten year anniversary of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325, which focused on women's leadership in peacemaking and conflict prevention.  Panelists discussed its history, lessons and experiences of the last ten years, why it is still relevant, and how to move forward implementing its vision.

Session 1:  Why 1325 Matters

Speakers

  • Ambassador Melanne Verveer
    Office of Global Women's Issues, U.S. Department of State
  • Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury
    Former Under Secretary General and High Representative of the U.N.
  • Tara Sonenshine, Introductions
    Executive Vice President, USIP
  • Kathleen Kuehnast, Moderator
    Gender Adviser, USIP

Watch a video of Session I below

Session 2:  Implementing 1325, Lessons & Experiences a Decade On

Speakers

  • Victoria Holt
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of International Organization Affairs,
    U.S. Department of State
  • Donald Steinberg
    Deputy President, International Crisis Group (ICG)
  • Sanam Anderlini  
    Executive Director, ICAN
  • Jolynn Shoemaker
    Executive Director, Women in International Security (WIIS)
  • Chantal De Jonge Oudraat, Moderator
    Associate Vice President, USIP

Watch a video of Session II below

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