17 November, 2021

Women peace and security

17th of November 01.00 pm – 02.00 pm (CET)

Women’s equal participation and leadership and the empowerment of women and girls is of critical importance to promoting peace, preventing conflicts, enabling recovery and building resilience. But women continue to be underrepresented at all levels of decision-making worldwide and participation of women in peace negotiations close to non-existent. The global community continues to overspend on military action while underinvesting in gender equality, putting the world at risk of renewed conflicts instead of promoting peace and stability.

Panel members:

  • Ann Linde, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sweden
  • Maritza Chan, Ambassador, Deputy Permanenet Representative of Costa Rica to the United Nations
  • Trisha Shetty, CEO, SheSays and President Steering Committee, Paris Peace Forum,
    India. Member of Common Security 2022 Advisory Commission

Moderator: Anna Sundström, Olof Palme International Center



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