APSACO 2021 - PANEL 1: BOLSTERING WOMEN ROLE IN CONFLICTS’ PREVENTION AND RESOLUTION

June 21, 2021

This panel will examine the role and place of women in conflicts’ prevention and resolution while shedding the light on areas that should be enhanced: • Women participation in mediation and national reconciliation. • Women leadership and decision-making processes. • Raising awareness of gender equality in proposals for reforms of the African security sector. • Women contribution to the culture of peace. • Women in sustainable peace: institutional constructions, consolidation and development. • Best practices to tackle violence against women. • Women in the National Security Systems (NSS) in Africa. ----------- Chair: Badreddine El Harti, Principal Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform Adviser, UN Special Adviser to the President of Burkina Faso, United Nations Speakers: - Mamphela Ramphele, Co-President of the Club of Rome and Co-Founder ReimagineSA - Erika Monticone, Engagement Advisor, NSD-S Hub for South - Federico Borello, Executive Director, Center for Civilians in Conflict - Christina Foerch, Co-founder, Fighter for Peace

Speakers
Badreddine El Harti
Libya
Chief, Ceasefire Monitoring Component, United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)
Mr. Badreddine El harti is currently the Chief of the Ceasefire Monitoring Component for the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, previously he was the UN Special Adviser to the President of Burkina Faso for national security (2017-2021) and the Deputy Chief of policy at the UN Secretariat in New York (2011-2015). He has served and supported UN engagement in mediation, human security, Security Sector Governance, Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration and Protection of Civilians in Haiti, Central African Republic, Libya, Yemen and Syria., He has also held senior responsibilities with the Moroccan defense institution as Chief of research and of the training & equipment divisions. Badreddine holds a PhD in “Cross cultural Communication”, Med V University, R ...
Mamphela Ramphele
ancienne militante anti-apartheid et ancienne directrice générale de la Banque mondiale
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Federico Borello
directeur exécutif, Center for Civilians in Conflict (Centre pour les civils dans les conflits)
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