Women, Peace & Security

Webinar: A gender perspective on the growing humanitarian crisis

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Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security, held a webinar on April 8, 2020, with leading experts in the field to discuss the urgent need for a gender-responsive approach to COVID-19 and offer strategies for effectively mitigating the pandemic’s impact.

The speakers were:

  • Rt Hon David Miliband: President and CEO, International Rescue Committee
  • Ms. Anita Bhatia: Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships, UN Women
  • The Hon. Eric Schwartz: President, Refugees International
  • Ms. Mavic Cabrera-Balleza: Chief Executive Officer, Global Network of Women Peacebuilders
  • Dr. Orzala Nemat: Director, The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
  • Moderated by Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Watch the webinar here.