"Women, peace and security" Towards 20 years of UN Security Council Resolution 1325
On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the meeting "Women, Peace and Security. Towards the 20 years of UN Security Council Resolution 1325” was held today in Rome, at the Chamber of Deputies at Palazzo Montecitorio.
The meeting was promoted and organised by the Chamber of Deputies, the Embassy of Canada in Italy and the Women in International Security Association (WIIS), and opened with the greeting of the President of the Chamber of Deputies Roberto Fico.
Numerous the speakers present, such as Hon. Marta Grande President of the Commission for Foreign and Community Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies, Ambassador of Canada in Italy Alexandra Bugailiskis, President of the WIIS Association Irene Fellin, Ambassador Staffan De Mistura, former UN Special Envoy for Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon and the activist for women's rights, the Kurdish yazida girl Lamya Haji Bashar, ISIS survivor and winner of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2016 who witnessed the brutalities suffered by ISIS.
As a woman and as a High Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government, mrs. Kader, present at the event, had the opportunity to meet Amb. De Mistura, President Marta Grande and Ambassador Bugailiskis with whom she was able to discuss the current situation in the Kurdistan Region and bear witness to the commitment and sacrifice of Kurdish women in the fight against the terrorists Da'esh, indispensable contribution to guarantee peace and security in the area.