Lemkin Summit
Feb
21
to Feb 23

Lemkin Summit

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Join us for the Lemkin Summit for the opportunity to connect and strategize with students and community activists from across the country who are taking action toward ending and preventing genocide and mass atrocities. The conference will be filled with expert panels and guest speakers covering issues ranging from women and youth in conflict to U.S. government responses to genocide and mass atrocities, as well as informational sessions on conflict areas including Burma, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, South Sudan, and Syria. Attendees will also participate in advocacy trainings and learn how to leverage their connections, social media, and other resources to engage your communities in these issues toward growing this movement. The final day of the conference will be a lobby day on Capitol Hill to put your learning into action!

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Screening of "Seeds of Hope"
Nov
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

Screening of "Seeds of Hope"

The United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict is hosting a film screening and panel discussion on "Seeds of Hope." It will be hosted in the Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium at the United Nations. To RSVP send us a message at info@youthtoendsexualviolence.org

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Women in Public Life Lecture by Meera Vijayann: Women and the New Digital Era
Nov
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

Women in Public Life Lecture by Meera Vijayann: Women and the New Digital Era

Youth Ambassador for India on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Meera Vijayann, will be delivering a public lecture at the National Assembly for Wales on "Woman and the New Digital Era," where she will talk about how citizen journalism has the potential to empower women across the world, especially to report sexual violence. RSVP at 

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Special Event: UNFPA Launch Report "The Power of 1.8 Billion"
Nov
18
9:00am 9:00am

Special Event: UNFPA Launch Report "The Power of 1.8 Billion"

The latest edition of the UN Population Fund’s (UNFPA) State of the World Population report focuses on the largest generation of young people in history. Investing in the health and education of the 1.8 billion future leaders between 10 and 24 years is not only a recognition of their rights, but an imperative for global development. Join us at the Wilson Center for a panel discussion about the report, which calls for investments in young people to be at the center of a new development framework. 

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Nov
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

UNFPA Launch Event: Report on the Power of 1.8 Billion Young People

The latest edition of the UN Population Fund’s State of the World Population report focuses on the largest generation of young people in history. Investing in the health and education of the 1.8 billion future leaders between 10 and 24 years is not only a recognition of their rights, but an imperative for global development.

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Day of the Girl Summit: Washington, DC
Oct
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

Day of the Girl Summit: Washington, DC

  • 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC, 20016 United States (map)
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The American University is hosting the 2nd Annual Day of the Girl Summit, welcoming leaders in civil society, academics, and students for informative panels. Executive Director of Youth to End Sexual Violence, and Permanent Youth Ambassador for the United States on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Joel Davis, will be speaking on the panel, "Preventing Gender-Based Violence" at 1:00pm. Click here for information on tickets.

 

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Sep
29
10:30am10:30am

A conversation with three Nobel Peace Prize Laureates

The International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in ConflictBreakthrough and the Nobel Women’s Initiativeare pleased to host an inspirational evening of conversation with Campaign Co-Chairs and Nobel Peace Laureates: Jody Williams (US), Shirin Ebadi (Iran) and Leymah Gbowee (Liberia). Moderated by Mallika Dutt, founder and CEO of Breakthrough, the conversation will explore how women’s leadership is changing the way we tackle the global pandemic of violence against women and shape a roadmap for peace.

Follow the conversation live on Twitter @StopRapeCmpgn@Breakthrough and on the #NobelWomen. 

Watch the livestream here

10:30 AM EST/ 7:30 PM IST

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Sep
25
3:00pm 3:00pm

One year on from the Declaration of Commitment to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

This event is an opportunity to reflect on a year of progress in implementing the Declaration.   One of its commitments realised at the London Summit was the launch of the International Protocol on the Documentation and Investigation of Sexual Violence in Conflict.  This Protocol is a guide to obtaining evidence for the key elements of sexual violence crimes as a means of overcoming the barriers to their prosecution.  The Protocol is now being implemented in various countries and speakers at the event will describe its value to practioners on the ground and our plans for its further use.  The event will also highlight what more all governments can do on this critical agenda, by putting in place measures to prevent these acts from occurring, by bringing more perpetrators to justice, by providing better support to survivors and by ensuring that this issue remains at the forefront of global action.

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