Counterrorism Measures and their Effects on the Women, Peace & Security Agenda, Dutch Permanent Mission to the UN, New York

Announcement Date: March 12, 2015

Convened by the Women Peacemakers Programme (WPP), Human Security Collective (HSC), Women in Governance India (WinG) and the Ecumenical Women’s Initiative (Croatia), The Netherlands Permanent Mission to the UN hosted a panel discussion to look at emerging trends in the women, peace & security field directly related to counterterrorism measures. It specifically highlighted the obstacles women’s organizations and activists encounter in regards to shrinking space due to tightened financial regulations, and provided a list of key recommendations for civil society, national and international policy makers, as well as UN representatives.
Lia van Broekhoven, Executive Director of Human Security Collective, was on the panel.

See here for the concept note and here for the press release.