H.E. Shukria Barakzai, participates in an event to launch a Centre on Gender, Peace and Security in PRIO
On 16 February 2015, H.E. Shukria Barakzai, the Ambassador of Afghanistan in Oslo, participated in an event to launch a centre on Women, Peace and Security in the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO).
A Centre on Gender, Peace and Security was recently established to build on PRIO’s position as a leading research environment on gender, peace and security.
To celebrate the establishment of the new centre, PRIO hosted a launch event with guest speaker Professor Christine Chinkin, Professor Emeritus of International Law and Director of the Centre on Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics.
The event started with the opening remarks of the Deputy Foreign Minister of Norway Mr. Tore Hattrem, and later Professor Chinkin addressed the audience about Women, Peace and Security.