United Nations (UN)
2019 Consultations: 29-30 October Istanbul, Turkey
This webinar is for those interested to earn from practical experiences to strengthen IDP women and girls' participation and leadership. As part of the GP20 initiative launched for the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal displacement, this webinar aims to bring much needed attention to the issue of internal displacement and strengthen collaboration to address this.
Introduction: Nancy Polutan-Teulieres, Senior Protection Officer (Internal Displacement), UNHCR (5 minutes)
Chairing the session and overview by Rebecca Eapen, Senior Adviser (Gender Equality), UNHCR (5 minutes)
Presentation by Kristine Anderson, Researcher/Author, Tearing Down the Walls: Confronting the Barriers to Internally Displaced
Women and Girls’ Participation in Humanitarian Settings (15 minutes)
Presentation by Dale Buscher, Senior Director for Programs, Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) (15 minutes)
Q&A (15 minutes)
Concluding remarks by Kristine Anderson, Researcher/Author and Dale Buscher, Senior Director of Programs (WRC) (5 minutes)
For more information about the webinar and how to attend click here
The first Global Refugee Forum, which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, will focus on the following areas: arrangements for responsibility sharing, education, jobs and livelihoods, energy and infrastructure, solutions and protection capacity.
For information, ICVA documents on the GRF, and NGO pledges - Click here.
For additional information from UNHCR - Click here.