International Women's Day: Elevating the Conversation on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

Mar 6 2014
America/New York
Date and Time: 
March 6, 2014
Location: 
New York, NY

Please join the Enough Project along with the United Nations Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, The Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations, and The United Nations Academic Impact Department of Public Information for a high-level special event on Thursday, March 6, at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

Watch Live

The event will available via a live webcast to the public at 6:30 p.m. EST and can be followed on social media using the event hashtag #ElevatePeace.

Details:
The discussion, entitled “International Women’s Day: Elevating the Conversation on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict,” will cover the ways in which women experience conflict, the role of women in Congo’s peace process, and efforts to combat the conflict minerals trade, and urgent actions needed to end and prevent sexual violence.

Moderator:
John Prendergast, Human Rights Activist and Co-Founder of the Enough Project

Panelists:

  • Amb. Samantha Power, United States Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Zainab Bangura, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict
  • Robin Wright, Actor and Activist
  • Sylvie Maunga Mbanga, Congolese lawyer, advocate, and Program Facilitator, Federal Leadership Institute
  • Tim Mohin, Director of Corporate Responsibility at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), chair of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), and author

Check out the full event program below: