Warfare and Peacemaking in the 21st Century: who's taking responsibility to protect and promote peace

Hosted by the Centre for Women, Peace and Security

Online public event


Visaka Dharmadasa

Visaka Dharmadasa

Abir Haj Ibrahim

Abir Haj Ibrahim


Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini

This event is the first in a series of events entitled, The Coming of Age of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda.

Meet our speakers and chair

Visaka Dharmadasa (@venuwan) is the founder and Chair of the Association of War Affected Women and Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action.

Abir Haj Ibrahim (@ab_hajibrahim) is a Syrian peacebuilder and co-founder of Mobaderoon (a network of 4000 Social activists), with 6 years experiences in the development sector, working closely with international NGOs, such as ICAN, UNICEF, ASC, Aflatoun, RTC, and Sida Sweden.

Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini (@sanambna) is the Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security.

More about this event

The Centre for Women, Peace and Security (@LSE_WPS) is a leading academic space for scholars, practitioners, activists, policy-makers and students to develop strategies to promote justice, human rights and participation of women in conflict-affected situations around the world.

This event forms part of LSE’s Shaping the Post-COVID World initiative, a series of debates about the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis.

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This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required.

Registration will open after 10am via Zoom on Tuesday 5 January.

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