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Women, Everyday Peacebuilders - Special event by the Peacebuilding Commission
3 Sep 2014 -  PBC/UN Women Special Event on 'Women, Everyday Peacebuilders'. The event is organized by the Peacebuilding Commission, under the chairmanship of H.E. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota of Brazil, and UN Women and offers a forum for a few exceptional, outspoken women leaders to share their peacebuilding experiences and recommendations for the international community.

Programme:
Opening Session
Welcome remarks by H.E. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission
Welcome remarks by Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women (by video message)

Keynote Address
Keynote address by Ms. Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liberia

Panel discussion
Moderator: Ms. Judy-Cheng Hopkins, former ASG for Peacebuilding Support
Panellists:
Ms. Alice Nderitu, Center for Humanitarian Dialogue, Kenya
Ms. Wazhma Frogh “Zulfiqar”, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Institute for Women, Peace & Security, Afghanistan (via video conference)
Ms. Rosa Emilia Salamanca, Executive Director of Corporación de Investigación y Acción Social y Económica (CIASE), Colombia

Interventions from the floor

Closing Session
Closing remarks by John Hendra, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women
Closing remarks by H.E. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Chair of the Peacebuilding Commission