Countering violent extremism and national plans for women, peace and security

Presenter/s: Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini

Event type: Public lecture

Event date: Thursday, 1 November 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:15pm

Event venue: Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre 2, Hedley Bull #130, Garran Road, ANU

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the International Civil Society Action Network, spearheading the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership with member organisations active in preventing violent extremism by promoting peace, rights and pluralism in over 30 countries. She is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

In 2011, she was the first Senior Expert on Gender and Inclusion on the United Nation’s Mediation Standby Team. For over two decades she has been a leading international advocate, researcher, trainer and writer on conflict prevention and peacebuilding. In 2000, she was among the civil society drafters of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. In 2018 she was invited to join the Commonwealth Panel of Experts on Countering Violent Extremism.

Sanam’s visit to Australia co-sponsored by Australian Council for International Development and Australia Civil Military Centre.

This lecture will be followed by a Q&A.

This presentation is co-sponsored by the Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security, and ANU Gender Institute. 

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