WAELE Africa 8TH International Summit On PEACE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: “THE ROLE OF AFRICAN WOMEN”

WAELE Africa 8TH International Summit On PEACE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: “THE ROLE OF AFRICAN WOMEN”  

 

  • Venue : Safari Court  Windhoek, Namibia                                                     
  • Date: Nov 1st – 3rd 2018                       
  • Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm Daily

In continuation of  her PEACE efforts in Africa, WAELE AFRICA FOUNDATION is organizing her 2018 PEACE Summit at Safari Court Hotel, Windhoek, Namibia from 1st to 3rd November, 2018 with the theme “PEACE & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: THE ROLE OF AFRICAN WOMEN’’

OBJECTIVES OF THE SUMMIT:

  • Strengthen the political understanding of women’s and potential role in conflict prevention, conflict resolution and post-conflict peace building;
  • Develop an overall analysis of women’s traditional role in mediation and peace-building in Africa, based on case studies undertaken within the UNESCO Special project on Women and a culture of peace in Africa;
  • Share experience on women’s best practices for peace in Africa and assess their impact on the present situation in different countries in Africa;
  • Provide a forum for exchange, confidence building and solidarity among African women promoters of a culture of peace;
  • Creating a network to facilitate communication between women politicians, peace researcher activists for mutual support and early warning on sub-regional and regional levels, and strengthen partnership with other actors;
  • Develop strategies to publicize women’s efforts for peace and non-violence;
  • Specify needs for training modules and training courses in education for gender-sensitive Culture of Peace;
  • Explore the use of modern technology for network and early warning;
  • Suggest concrete activities in preparation of the international years for a Culture of Peace (2018) and the UN programme of action for Culture of Peace with particular relevance for Africa.
DAY 1

1ST NOVEMBER

  • Arrival                                                     
  • Registration                                             
  • Welcome Dinner
DAY 2

2ND NOVEMBER                                     

OPENING CEREMONY : KEYNOTE ADDRESS ON: Peace And Sustainable Development: The Role of African Women

PAPER 1: Domestication Of United Nation Security Council Resolution 1325 On Peace, Women & Security

PAPER 2: Peace Keeping And Nation Building     

PAPER 3: The Role Of Traditional / Religious Leaders In Peace And Sustainable Development In Africa

DAY 3

3rd NOVEMBER

PAPER 4: The Role of Media In Peace Management, Negotiation & Transformation

PAPER 5: Women And Children Trafficking: The Socio –Economic And Devastating Effects In Africa

PAPER 6: The Effects Of Ethno – Religious Conflicts On Women And Children In Africa

PAPER 7: The Role Of Youths In Conflict Transformation, Mediation And National Development

GRAND DINNER & AWARD PRESENTATION

 

Join WAELE Africa in Windhoek
Registration Fee

$750 (N288,750.00) Covers Accommodation Including Summit Materials, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

$200 (N77,000.00) Covers Summit Materials, Tea Break & Lunch.

1 Comment

  • aideyan n.t. October 9, 2018 12:58 pm

    Women are the cord for peace ,cultural rejuvanation and nation building .

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