Empowered Women Help Create a More Peaceful World

March 31, 2021 01:16:56
Empowered Women Help Create a More Peaceful World
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Empowered Women Help Create a More Peaceful World
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USIP and the Department of Defense hosted a discussion on the military’s progress and commitment to implementing the WPS agenda in their operations. To inform and strengthen engagement between the U.S. government and civil society organizations, the discussion also included key questions from the U.S. Civil Society Working Group on WPS (USCSWG).

 

Speakers: Lise Grande, welcoming remarks President and CEO, U.S. Institute of Peace

Kathleen H. Hicks Deputy Secretary of Defense 

Admiral Craig S. Faller Commander, United States Southern Command, U.S. Department of Defense

Lieutenant General Thomas A. Bussiere Deputy Commander, United States Strategic Command, U.S. Department of Defense

Lieutenant General Michael A. Minihan Deputy Commander, United States Indo-Pacific Command, U.S. Department of Defense

Ambassador Andrew Young Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, Africa Command, U.S. Department of State

Brigadier General Rebecca J. Sonkiss Deputy Director for Counter Threats and International Cooperation on the Joint Staff, J5, U.S. Department of Defense 

Valerie Hudson Distinguished Professor and George H.W. Bush Chair, Texas A&M University

Kathleen Kuehnast, moderator Director, Gender Policy and Strategy, U.S. Institute of Peace

 

For more information about this event, please visit: https://www.usip.org/events/empowered-women-help-create-more-peaceful-world

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