2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action and also the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325. The importance of women’s participation in peace and security is increasing around the world. In accordance with international norms on ex. gender equality, efforts for women’s participation in establishing a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula need to be made. This session will discuss promoting women’s participation in the region, country, parliament and National Assembly level, women’s role in peace making process, share domestic and international cases and deliberate the meaning and role of women’s participation in the U.S. and Korean civil society.
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- Christine Ahn, Executive Director, Women Cross DMZ
- Jacqueline O’Neill, Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security, Government of Canada
- Jeongsoo Kim, Standing Representative, Women Making Peace
- Jan Schakowsky, Congresswoman, U.S. Congress
- Jaejung Lee, National Assembly Member, National Assembly of Republic of Korea
- Junga Lee, Standing Representative, Gyeonggi Women’s Association United
- Youngmi Cho, Executive Director, Korean Women’s Movement for Peace Research Professor, Chung-Ang University