GIRL to Present at 63rd CSW

GIRL Co-Directors Melanie Hughes and Müge Finkel will participate in a high-level roundtable discussion on “Gender Equality in Public Institutions for Sustaining Peace” at the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women of the United Nations on Thursday, March 14th. Hughes and Finkel will present insights from their collaborative research on the ways armed conflict affects gender equality in public administration. Participants in the roundtable will include the Colombian President’s High Advisor for Women’s Equality H.E. Ana Maria Tribin, South Sudan’s Minister of Gender, Child and Social Welfare H.E. Awut Deng Achuil, the Dominican Republic’s Minister of Women H.E. Janet Camilo Hernández, and Ireland’s Minister for Justice and Equality H.E. Charlie Flanagan, and will be moderated by the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Senior Advisor for Gender Equality Ms. Raquel Lagunas.