- Ambassador Melanne Verveer
Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
- Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura
Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict
- Nobel Laureate Jody Williams - Violence Against Women: The Continuum
Chair, Nobel Women's Initiative & Co-chair, International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict
- Dr. Octaviano Canuto dos Santos Filho
Vice President and Head of Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network, The World Bank
- Ms. Patricia Sellers J.D.- Lubanga: Shifting Paradigms of Humanitarian Law
Special Advisor on International Criminal Law Prosecution Strategies; International Criminal Court, The Netherlands
- Ambassador Donald Steinberg
Deputy Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
- Panel One: International Responses to Sexual Violence
This panel critically discussed the existing global frameworks for addressing sexual violence in conflict and post conflict.
- Panel Two: National Responses to Sexual Violence
This panel addressed the existing national frameworks for addressing sexual violence in conflict and post conflict.
- Panel Three: Perpetrating Sexual Violence
This panel examined different explanations of the perpetration of sexual violence in armed conflict. Political, strategic, socio-psychological and historical perspectives were addressed.
- Panel Four: Surviving Sexual Violence
This panel focused on victim-survivors of sexual violence in armed conflict, and discussed the ambiguity of victimhood.
- Panel Five: Security from Sexual Violence
This panel addressed the idea of a global responsibility to protect individuals from conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence in particular, and critically discussed existing practices.
- Panel Six: Methodological Challenges and Opportunities
This panel explored questions surrounding data-collection and how to generate good qualitative and quantitative data on sexual violence in armed conflict.
- Panel Seven: Concluding Roundtable Discussion: The Way Forward