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WOMEN PEACEMAKERS

Event Date: 
September 29, 2010 (All day) - October 1, 2010 (All day)

Precarious Progress: U.N. Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

The 2010 Women PeaceMakers Conference coincides with a momentous year, marking both the 15th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the 10th anniversary of UNSCR 1325. In anticipation of these celebrations, this working conference is situated to develop, distill and disseminate expert opinion from practitioners and policymakers of all levels. Delegates will reflect on the implementation and challenges of UNSCRs on women, peace and security (1325, 1820, 1888 and 1889) and analyze their practical considerations.

Conference Fees
The conference fee includes two lunches, one dinner, two receptions, two continental breakfasts, snacks, programs and informational materials, and daily transportation to and from conference hotel partners (please see Travel and Accommodation information here).

General Delegates $150.00
Delegates from NGOs in developing and conflict countries (subsidized rate) $100.00
Student Attendees (subsidized rate) $75.00

Application Process
Please complete an online application for review. Applications will be accepted through September 13, 2010. After receiving your application, you may be invited to be a delegate at the conference, at which point we will email you with payment information. Please follow the link provided in the invitation e-mail to complete the online registration to "Precarious Progress." Click here to learn more about application process and to apply.

Conference Sponsors
Precarious Progress is made possible by grants from the Fred J. Hansen Foundation and the Open Society Institute. We also wish to thank our additional sponsors and partners for their generous support.

Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please direct your inquiries by e-mail to wpmconference@sandiego.edu or by phone to Lynn Hijar at +1 (619) 260-4066.

For media inquiries please contact:
Dee Aker
Deputy Director
(619) 260-2358
daker@sandiego.edu

or

Jennifer Freeman
Women PeaceMakers Program Officer
(619) 260-7569
jenfreeman@sandiego.edu

Support the Conference

If you would like to support the conference with a donation, please contact:
Lynn Hijar
Women PeaceMakers 2010 Conference Coordinator
University of San Diego
(619) 260-4066
lhijar@sandiego.edu

Location:
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice
5998 Alcalá Park, University of San Diego
San Diego, California
United States

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