What’s going on in WPS? A weekly update (November 16 2020)

WPSN-C members share events, publications, and other resources on our members-only mailing list. Highlights are shared weekly.

Feminist Foreign Policy public webinars

The Feminist Foreign Policy Working Group is organizing two public webinars on Wednesday, November 18 from 12:00-1:30pm EST and from 7:00-8:30pm EST.

The webinar will be the same at both times, so please register for only one.

Simultaneous English/French interpretation will be provided. 

The deadline to register is Tuesday, November 17 at 7pm EST. 


Further information about the current consultation on Canada’s Feminist Foreign Policy and other ways to participate can be found here.

Virtual Film Screening: Monday, November 30th 12pm EST

Nobel Women’s Initiative is joining with the filmmakers of NASRIN for a virtual, online screening of the newly released documentary about the life and work of Nasrin Sotoudeh, Iranian human rights defender.

NASRIN is an immersive portrait of one of the world’s most courageous human rights activists and political prisoners, Nasrin Sotoudeh — and of Iran’s remarkably resilient women’s rights movement. It was filmed in Iran by women and men who risked arrest to make this extraordinary documentary. 

After the film there will be a live panel discussionfeaturing the filmmaker Jeff Kaufman, Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi, and Iranian activist Maryam Shafipour. The panel will be moderated by international human rights lawyer, Amanda Ghahremani.
Register here to watch the film.
Watch the trailer here.

Job opportunities

Gender and Diversity Advisor, Geneva Center for Humanitarian Demining

The Global Network for Women Peacebuilders have opportunities for:

Research & Advocacy #Intern

Peacebuilding Communications Intern

3 Peacebuilding Program Interns for Africa & MENA, Asia, and Eastern Europe and South Caucasus.

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