1 Programme Summer School Women Peace and Security Challenges and Achievements Discover the world at Leiden University 8-19 June 2015
2 Partners This summer school is organized by the following partners with the kind support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands: The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies is dedicated to research, teaching and training in public international law. The Grotius Centre combines the expertise of Leiden Law School with the everyday practice of the international courts and tribunals in The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice. The Grotius Centre offers two LL.M. programmes in Public International Law, various courses in the Leiden Law School Bachelor s programme, the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, The International Criminal Law Moot Court Competition as well as summer schools and training courses for students and professionals. Oxfam Novib One person in three in the world lives in poverty. Oxfam is a worldwide development organization that mobilizes the power of people against po verty. Around the globe, Oxfam works to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive. We save lives and help rebuild livelihoods when crisis strikes. And we cam paign so that the voices of the poor influence the local and global decisions that affect them. Oxfam Novib is affiliated to Oxfam, a confederation of seventeen independent like-minded organizations. Together we work in over 90 countries on sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice. In all we do, Oxfam works with partner organizations and alongside vulnerable women and men to end the injustices that cause poverty. Oxfam Novib is proud to co-host The Hague Women, Peace and Security Summer School 2015, for the 6th consecutive year. Women Peacemakers Program Women Peacemakers Program is an activist organization that eradicates violent resolution of conflict and promotes the inclusion of female voice and leadership in nonviolent conflict resolution processes. Important values of the organization include gendersensitivity, acting nonviolence, community building and innovation. Women s Initiatives for Gender Justice The Women s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women s human rights organization that advocates for gender justice through the International Criminal Court (ICC) and through domes tic mechanisms, including peace negotiations and justice processes. We work with women most affected by the conflict situations under investigation by the ICC. WO=MEN WO=MEN is a large, diverse member-based network with over 170 human rights and development organizations, entrepreneurs, academics and gender experts working together for equal rights for men and women worldwide. The network works closely with the Dutch military as well as the NATO German/Dutch Military Corps and the Dutch police. WO=MEN coordinates, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Dutch National Action Plan (NAP) 1325 on Women, Peace & Security. The NAP 1325 is a unique collaboration between a broad coalition of actors to strengthen the efforts of women in conflict affected areas.
3 Programme week 1 Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June MODULE 1 SETTING THE SCENE MODULE 1 SETTING THE SCENE Coffee and Registration Opening Lecture Masooma Yousufzai Policy Officer Women, Peace and Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Let s Walk the Talk Your Goals for Women, Peace and Security Deborah Wright Conflict Transformation Adviser, Oxfam Novib. Liesbeth van der Hoogte Conflict and Humanitarian Adviser, Oxfam Novib. Merle Gosewinkel Senior Program Officer, Lunch Introduction to UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security Liesbeth van der Hoogte Conflict and Humanitarian Adviser, Oxfam Novib Visit of the Mauritshuis Gallery Welcome dinner Conflict Theories and Related Concepts Liesbeth van der Hoogte Conflict and Humanitarian Adviser, Oxfam Novib Women, Peace and Security and Conflict Transformation in Practice Deborah Wright Conflict Transformation Adviser, Oxfam Novib Lunch Gender and Conflict and Feminist Theories Prof. Dubravka Zarkov Associate Professor in Gender, Conflict & Development, International Institute of Social Studies. Wednesday 10 June MODULE 2 INTERNATIONAL LAW & GENDER JUSTICE Women and International Law Christine Tremblay PhD-candidate on Women and International Law, Leiden University Internationally Recognized Women s Rights Prof. Cees Flinterman Honorary Professor of Human Rights, Utrecht University and Member of the CEDAW ( ) Lunch CEDAW in International, Regional and National Law Marjolein van den Brink Lecturer in Law, Utrecht University Group work
4 Programme week 1 Thursday 11 June Friday 12 June MODULE 2 INTERNATIONAL LAW & GENDER JUSTICE MODULE 2 INTERNATIONAL LAW & GENDER JUSTICE Briefing at the International Criminal Court Lunch The International Criminal Court and Gender-Based Crimes Danya Chaikel Legal Officer, Women s Initiatives for Gender Justice The Women s Initiatives for Gender Justice Theory of Change The Promotion of Gender Justice through Grassroots Partnerships Lovely Dhillon Acting Senior Director, Women s Initiatives for Gender Justice Introduction to Transitional Justice Marieke Wierda Policy Advisor Rule of Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs The Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Efforts to Address Gender-Based Violence Professor William Schabas Professor of Human Rights and International Criminal Law, Leiden University Lunch Transitional Justice and Gender Professor Dina Francesca Haynes Professor of Law, New England Law, Boston.
5 Programme week 2 Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June MODULE 3 WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN PRACTICE MODULE 3 WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN PRACTICE Deepen the Understanding of UNSCR 1325: What Does the Resolution Mean in Practice? Exercise / Group Work Including Women s Rights and Gender in Peace Agreements Presentation / Exercise / Group Work How to Include a Masculinities Perspective in Peacebuilding Presentation / Exercise / Group Work Active Nonviolence: Providing Alternative Ways of Building Peace Presentation / Film screening / Exercise / Group Work Gender-Sensitive Active Nonviolence: How to Assure to Include a Gender Aspect on All Levels Wednesday 17 June MODULE 4 SKILLS, TOOLS AND EXCHANGE Communication & Negotiation Skills Sami Faltas - Senior Lecturer, University of Groningen / Centre for European Security Studies Communication & Negotiation Skills Sami Faltas - Senior Lecturer, University of Groningen / Centre for European Security Studies.
6 Programme week 2 Thursday 18 June MODULE 3 WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN POLICY AND PRACTICE Introduction to WPS in Dutch Foreign Policy and National Action Plan 1325 Joris Greeven - Coordinator Woman, Peace and Security, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs WPS in Mission: Perspectives of the Police and the Dutch Army Joke Florax - Project Manager Gender, Netherlands Police Academy. Björn De Heer - Chief J9 Civil Military Co-operation and Gender Advisor for Operations, Dutch Ministry of Defence (tbc) Friday 19 June MODULE 3: WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN PRACTICE Counterterrorism Measures and their Effects on the Implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda Women Peacemakers Program Evaluations and Conclusions Certification Ceremony Farewell Dinner at the beach How to Lobby? Workshop: National and International Lobby for WPS Elisabeth van der Steenhoven Director, WO=MEN. Laila Ait Baali Political Coordinator, WO=MEN Working on WPS Civil Society Perspective Successes, Challenges and Lessons Learned Elisabeth van der Steenhoven Director, WO=MEN. Laila Ait Baali Political Coordinator, WO=MEN.
7 Addresses Course Venue Farewell Diner Leiden University, Faculty Campus The Hague Schouwburgstraat 2, Room A VA The Hague Restaurant Bora Bora Strandweg JK The Hague Lunch The International Criminal Court Restaurant Het Kabinet Lange Houtstraat CV The Hague Maanweg AB The Hague Welcome Dinner Plein CS The Hague Royal Mauritshuis Gallery Restaurant Very Italian Pizza Kettingstraat AM The Hague
8 Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies Leiden University, Campus The Hague Koningin Julianaplein AA The Hague P.O. Box EE The Hague The Netherlands
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