Women Peace and Security: Promoting Peace-Building Through Public, Private and Non-Profit Participation


To mark the 20th anniversary of the signing of UN Security Council resolution 1325 ICoCA convened an expert panel to consider how far have women been fully brought into peace-building processes, and how have public, private and civic sectors, helped or hindered women’s participation? Watch the recording above.


  • Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Executive Director, International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN)
  • Lorraine Anderson, Chief of Staff to the Canadian Ambassador on Women, Peace and Security, Government of Canada
  • Sahana Dharmapuri, Director, One Earth Future
  • Dr. David Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology, National Security Affairs Department, United States Naval War College


  • Michelle Quinn, Senior Vice President, Patriot Group, USA