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Invitation to ONLINE EVENT

"Middle East: Role of Women in Conflict and post–Conflict Resolution" 


24 May 2022 - 09.00 - 15.00 CEST

An initiative to establish a network of 'Women Peacebuilders' from both the Middle East and NATO.

Women leaders from the Middle East will discuss their ideas with NATO on conflict resolution in the region. This workshop is an initiative to connect women peacebuilders from both the Middle East and NATO. Through the exchange of knowledge and ideas, this workshop seeks to identify opportunities for further cooperation.

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The event will be held in English, and through the online platform, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to the panelists.

Panelists from the Middle East Region, including NATO MD Partners such as Jordan, will meet academics and NATO policy makers at Joint Force Command Naples Italy.

The workshop will focus on the role of women in conflict and post conflict resolution in the region. The event will be streamed online.

A workshop report - reflecting the discussion and outcomes - will be developed and published.

This event is part of NATO's approach to the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda (read more about the agenda). This initiative establishes and strengthens a networks with regional actors in the Middle East, with the aim of identifying areas for cooperation in order to advance stability.


The Middle East is an area of growing instability with transnational and multi-dimensional security risks and challenges that affects international security. This shared global security involves a 360-degree approach and enhanced shared awareness. This workshop will bring together SMEs and practitioners from Middle East to discuss the nexus between women and security in the region, and to assess both the risks and the opportunities stemming from their circumstances and activities.




O. Wells

Olivia Wells

Human Right Advocate

SME's from the region:

S. Alsarayreh

Maj. Shayma Alsarayreh

Jordan Armed Forces

D. Humaid

Lt. Col. Dana Humaid (online)

International Affairs Bureau at the Ministry of Interior of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

F. Kiwan

Prof. Fadia Kiwan (online)

Arab Women Organization

S. Martucci

Prof. Sabrina Martucci

University of Bari 

V. Mironova

Ms. Vera Mironova

Harvard University

A. Nashwan

Prof. Ayat Nashwan (online)

Yarmouk University

M. Nasser

Col. Maha Falah Ibrahim Nasser

Military Women's Affairs in the Jordan Armed Forces

S. Nims

Dr. Salma Al Nims 

Jordanian National Commission for Women

N. Osama

Ms. Nora Osama 

Arab Women Organization

M. Scalisi

Mr. Marcello Scalisi 


S. Shalaby

Amb. Soad Shalaby 

Egyptian African Center for Women

R. Slim

Dr. Randa Slim 

Middle East Institute


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