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Causes and Consequences of Post-Conflict Violence: Examining Gender Dimensions

Date & Time

Mar. 13, 2013
1:00pm – 4:30pm ET


6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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USAID’s Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation and the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center

Cordially Invite You To A Symposium

12:45 p.m. (Coffee & Cookies) To 5:30 p.m.

Commencement 1:00 p.m.

Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
Jose Garzon, Office Of Conflict Management & Mitigation, Usaid
Carla Koppell, Senior Coordinator For Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment, Usaid
Rafif Jouejati, Director Of Free Syria Foundation

Panel 1: 2:00 p.m.
“What Causes The Violence Spillover Post-Conflict For Men And For Women?”
Lori Handrahan, Independent Consultant
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Professor Of Law, Minnesota Law School & Transitional Justice Institute
Patti Petesch, Consultant, World Bank

Panel Ii: 3:30 p.m.
“How Do Stakeholders In Post-Conflict Reconstruction Prevent And Address Violence Against Each Gender?
Naomi Cahn, Professor Of Law, George Washington University
Nahla Valji, Program Specialist, Rule Of Law And Transitional Justice, Un Women
Joseph Vess, Senior Program Officer, Promundo

Full conference agenda is below.

Space is limited. Please R.S.V.P. required by March 8th to


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Middle East Program

The Wilson Center’s Middle East Program serves as a crucial resource for the policymaking community and beyond, providing analyses and research that helps inform U.S. foreign policymaking, stimulates public debate, and expands knowledge about issues in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  Read more

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