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Advancing the role of women in international security: Views from the Middle East

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Advancing the role of women in international security: Views from the Middle East

This event, organised by UNIDIR and UN Women during the General Assembly  First Committee, will draw on recent roundtables to explore opportunities to expand the capacity of women in the fields of security, foreign policy, and disarmament in the Middle East. 

The discussion will be held in Arabic and English with simultaneous translation. The event is part of UNIDIR series of regional discussions on gender and disarmament.

PROGRAMME

The programme will include the following speakers, with additional speakers to be confirmed closer to the date:

  • Ambassador Leena Al-Hadid, Permanent Representative of Jordan to the UN, OSCE, and Vienna-based International Organizations

  • Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister for Political Affairs and Permanent Representative for the UAE to the UN

  • Ambassador (ret.) Nabeela Al-Mulla, American University of Kuwait

  • Mona Ali Khalil, Director, MAK Law International and former Senior Legal Officer of the UN Office of the Legal Counsel

Moderator: Mina Al Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National, UAE

Closing remarks: Dr Robin Geiss, Director, UNIDIR
 

WHEN & WHERE

Wednesday 27 October 2021 8:15-9:45 EDT (New York time) | Online

 

Advance event

When

27 October 2021

Where

Online