Felicity Hill on the Global campaigns for feminism and de-nuclearisation Mon, 2012-04-16 23:00

Global campaigns for feminism and de-nuclearisation

Speaker: Felicity Hill

Felicity Hill is Adviser to Australian Greens Senator Ludlam, and previously the founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons (ICAN) – www.icanw.org.;  security adviser to the United Nations Development Fund for Women; founder of www.WomenWarPeace.org  to provide gender profiles of countries in conflict to the Security Council. As the Director of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s UN Office in New York she co-founded and coordinated the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security that drove the adoption of Security Council resolution 1325, and created www.PeaceWomen.org to track implementation of the resolution. She also created the www.ReachingCriticalWill.org to increase NGO preparation and participation in nuclear weapons disarmament forums at the UN.