Contemporary Challenges to Women, Peace and Security

  • O'Connell, R. (Participant)
  • Monica McWilliams (Participant)
  • Christine Chinkin (Participant)
  • Mossarat Qadim (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...


This event explored the current challenges of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, including women's exclusion from high level negotiations.

This event explores these challenges, including women’s exclusion from high level negotiations around war and peace, though a conversation between three senior women academics and activists with decades of experience in law, politics and the prevention of violence.

Professor Christine Chinkin is the former Director of the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security, a Global Law Professor at the University of Michigan and a member of the Bar of England and Wales and Matrix Chambers.

Professor Monica McWilliams is Emeritus Professor at Ulster University’s Transitional Justice Institute and was the Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.

Mossarat Qadim is internationally known expert on de-radicalisation, preventing violent extremism (PVE).

Chair: Professor Rory O’Connell is Professor of Human Rights and Constitutional Law and Research Director (Law) at Ulster University, Northern Ireland. From 2014-2020 he was the Director of the Transitional Justice Institute.
Period10 May 2022
Event typeSeminar