Nordic peace engagement - today and into the future

At the occasion of the annual meeting of Nordic Women Mediators, you are welcome to attend an open event with renowned Nordic women engaged in conflict resolution.

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Nordic countries have invested a lot of attention and resources in mediation and dialogue, and Nordic states, NGOs and practitioners have played significant roles in conflict resolution.

What does changes in the global geopolitical context mean for the role of the Nordics in conflict resolution? How does Nordic peace engagement adapt to the changing global landscape with shrinking space for dialogue and inclusive approaches to conflict resolution and peace mediation?

Venue: Nedjma, Litteraturhuset/ The House of Literature

Date and time: 23 November 16.00 – 17.30

Opening by Ingunn Trosholmen, State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister

  • Karin Landgren, Executive Director, Security Council Report
  • Heidi Elburgi Johansen, Special Representative for Somalia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
  • Katja Ahlfors, Director of the Centre for Peace Mediation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Finland
  • Isabel Bramsen, Associate Professor and Director Peace and Conflict Studies, Department of Political Science, Lund University
  • Gudrun Margrét Guðmundsdóttir, Gender Equality Specialist, Icelandic Confederation of Labour

Moderatedby Ingrid Vik, Special Adviser, UTSYN-Centre for security and resilience, and member of NWM-Norway steering group

The event is free and open for all. The event will be conducted in English and be streamed.

The individual organizer is responsible for the event and text, obtaining photo permission, and photo credit. For questions about content, participants, or other details, please contact the organizer directly.

Do you want to rent Nedjma?

This event will take place in Nedjma. Nedjma er en mellomstor sal i Litteraturhusets tredje etasje.

Bilde av salen Nedjma i 3. etasje på Litteraturhuset med tomme stolrader.

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