On the frontlines of COVID-19: A conversation with women peacebuilders

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On the frontlines of COVID-19: A conversation with women peacebuilders

Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 09:00 to Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 10:00

In fragile settings around the world, COVID-19 poses a serious threat to peace, security, and the rights of women and girls.

Join women peacebuilders on the frontlines of COVID-19 for a virtual discussion on how the pandemic is exacerbating insecurity in their communities, how women peacebuilders are leading relief and recovery efforts, and ways we can support their efforts.

Panelists include:

  • Ms. Wai Wai Nu, Executive Director, Women Peace Network, Myanmar
  • Ms. Chouchou Namegabe, Founder and CEO, ANZAFRIKA, The Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ms. Oksana Potapova, Co-Founder, Theatre for Dialogue NGO, Ukraine
  • Ms. Rajaa Altalli, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Civil Society and Democracy, Syria

Moderated by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. Hosted by The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.

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