WIIS Conference: Less Arms, more Peace

Hosted by Women in International Security (WIIS) Austria and the International Institute for Peace, Women without Borders (WwB) Founder and Executive Director Dr. Edit Schlaffer participates in a live webinar, ‘From policy to civil society: 20 years of successful implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda’ as part of their broader online conference, ‘Less Arms, more Peace.’ This panel brings together representatives of organisations working on the implementation of UNSCR 1325. From policymakers to international organisations, from research institutes to grassroots initiatives, each stakeholder’s efforts mark a crucial step towards successful implementation of UNSCR 1325 and thus a peaceful world for all.

Other panelists included:
-Jessica Yellow Hair, WIIS Board Member (moderator)
Rania Ali, Award-winning journalist and mental health and human rights advocate from Syria Melissa Mujanayi, Political Officer for Africa, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defense
Nadja Schmidt, Executive Director of ICAN Austria


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