May 7, 2019

The speakers were as follows:

Opening remarks by Dr Juliet Colman, Director of SecurityWomen and Welcome from Commander Karen Baxter, National Coordinator for Economic Crime at City of London Police

Professor Caroline Kennedy-Pipe on 'Women in Security - the Academic Arguments'

First Panel discussion moderated by Robert Parker, Director of Policy and Communications at Saferworld

            Lucy D’Orsi, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Specialist Operations Metropolitan Police London

            Bayartsetseg Jimid, Former State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia

            Daniel de Torres, Head of Gender and Security Division, DCAF, Geneva

            Jon Christian Moller, UN Police Adviser, Norwegian Mission to the UN

Second Panel discussion moderated by David Wardrop, Chair, UNA Westminster

            Major Seitebatso Pearl Block, South African National Defence Force, formerly MONUSCO (DRC) - recorded message

            Sophie Hedenstierna, Analyst, Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations

            Lieutenant Colonel Rachel Grimes MBE, Staff Officer leading on Women, Peace and Security, UK Army

            Michael Folkerson, Political Officer, Canadian High Commission to the UK

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Our partners for the Conference were the Canadian Government Defence Engagement Programme and the City of London Corporation who generously supported the event, and Women in International Security (WIIS) UK

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