ELF Event

Breaking the Cycle – Gender Based Violence in Public Space

14-15 July 2021 | 14.00-18.00 & 10.00- 14.00 (CEST)  | Sarajevo / Online

APPLY HERE FOR PHYSICAL PARTICIPATION BY 28 JUNE

APPLY HERE FOR ZOOM PARTICIPATION BY 9 JULY

 

The hybrid event will be an opportunity to discuss Violence against Women in Politics and explore ways of combating this phenomenon. The event is organised by the European Liberal Forum in partnership with the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and with the support of the International Educational Center, Olof Palme Center, Boris Divković Foundation, IBM, HvS/ VVD International and IDI D66.

Topics to be discussed:

  • The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on political participation of women and violence against women in politics
  • Politics in the digital era: Women and disinformation
  • Violence Against Women and the Media
  • Expert and participant roundtable Safety and Security in Politics- strategies and support networks

Speakers include:

  • Milosz HodunVicepresident, European Liberal Forum
  • Benjamina Karić, Mayor, City of Sarajevo
  • Darja Softić Kadenić Canton Sarajevo Minister of Justice
  • Peter CroninD&G Director, USAID  
  • Vesna Pusić, university professor, former Vicepresident of the ALDE Party 
  • Lois Frankel, US Congresswoman, Co-Chair of bipartisan Women, Peace and Security Caucus of United States Congress 
  • Eva Sebok, local politician, Momentum, Hungary
  • Ambassador Nancy Soderberg, United States of AmericaSenior Country Director, National Democratic Institute
  • Sandra Peppera, NDI Director Gender and Women, USA
  • Gordana Comic, Minister of Human Rights, Serbia 
  • Dr. Ruth Wiseman, Deputy Chief of Mission, United Kingdom 
  • Gentiana Begolli, Head of Association of Journalists, Kosovo 
  • Aniko Paroczai, International Officer, Momentum, Hungary 
  • Carina Ohlsson, MP and President S-Kvinnor
  • Edel Marie, KrF  Berit As-Suppression Techniques 

Moderated by:

  • Nikola Vucic, Author of  a book “Toxic Masculinity” 
  • Lejla Gacanica, Gender Consultant
  • Lauren Mason, Project Coordinator, European Liberal Forum
  • Jasmina Mršo, Naša stranka, BiH 

 

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