Advancing a Holistic and Gendered Approach Preventing Violent Extremism

Thursday 28 February, 1:15-2:30 PM in Conference Room 5, UNHQ.

As chairs of the Group of Friends of Preventing Violent Extremism The Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations and The Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations hereby invites all Member States and Civil Society to an expert-level meeting on

Advancing a Holistic and Gendered Approach to Return, Rehabilitation and Reintegration from Violent Extremism

When: Thursday 28 February at 1:15 – 2:30 p.m

Where: Conference Room 5, UNHQ

Read the concept note here. 

Speakers include:

  • Ms. Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, founder and Executive Director of International Civil Society Action Network
  • Mr. Mar Dieye, Assistant Secretary-General and Director of UNDP’s Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (TBC)
  • Ms. Sabrina Mowlah-Baksh, founding member of WINAD, a leading organization on women and security issues in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ms. Mira Kusumarini, co-founders and Executive Director of C-SAVE, a network of civil society organizations addressing violent extremism in Indonesia, the region and globally

A light lunch will be served from 1. p.m outside the meeting room (Vienna Café)

RSVP: In order to assist with building security if you do not hold a UN Ground pass, please RSVP here or by email to henning.johnsen@mfa.no within Friday 22 February.

Conference Room 5