21 October 2022 | 9:00am to 10:30 am (EDT)

United Nations Headquarters – Conference Room 12 and Online

Hybrid Side Event to Commemorate the 22nd Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Interpretation available in English, French, Spanish, Russian

Since its launch in July 2021 during the Generation Equality Forum, the Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA Compact) has galvanized support as a multi-stakeholder, intergenerational movement for accelerated and transformative action on women, peace and security and gender-responsive humanitarian action, with more than 180 Signatories. Together with incoming WPS-HA Compact Board Co-Chairs, Norway and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), WPS-HA Compact Signatories will gather on October 21, 2022 alongside potential Signatories and WPS practitioners from around the globe to:

Concept Note

Event Programme


Signe Guro Gilen, Norway Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security
Mavic Cabrera- Balleza, CEO of the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders
Flor De Lis Vásquez, Counsellor for Gender Issues, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the UN
Kaoru Magosaki, Minister, Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN
Paivi Kannisto, Chief, Peace, Security, Humanitarian, and Resilience UN Women
Peggy Hicks, Director, Thematic Engagement, Special Procedures and Right to Development Division, OHCHR
Zahra' Langhi - Cofounder and CEO, Libyan Women's Platform for Peace
Katrina Leclerc, Program Director at the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP)
Harriette Williams Bright, WPS-HA Compact Secretariat
David Coffey, WPS-HA Compact Secretariat
Roya Murphy, WPS-HA Compact Secretariat
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