The nature of conflict: Is International Law Working?

08/12/2021 05:00 pm 08/12/2021 07:00 pm Australia/Melbourne The nature of conflict: Is International Law Working?

The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law and the Centre for Gender, Peace and Security at Monash University are delighted to co-host a panel discussion on ‘The nature of conflict: Is International Law Working?’. This is the second panel discussion in this two-part series, the first of which considered ‘Women and International Peace and Security in Afghanistan’.

In recent times, there have been an increasing number of targeted attacks on civilians in Afghanistan, many of which target. The conflict in Afghanistan is complex and longstanding, involving many international, as well as non-international actors. As a starting point, this event will discuss the nature of the conflict. The panellists will also consider the extent to which international law protects women and civilians more broadly.


Panellists

  • Moderator: Felicity Gerry QC, Barrister Australia and UK (moderator)
  • Onaba Payab, American University of Afghanistan
  • Sayed Madadi, Representative of the Government of Afghanistan / Afghan Peace Council
  • Mary Akrami, Director of Women Safe Houses
  • Hasina Safi, Minister of Women's Affair in Afghanistan

Other speakers

  • Jacqui True, Director Centre for Gender, Peace and Security
  • Azadah Raz Mohammad, PhD Candidate at Melbourne University
  • Other Monash student(s) from Afghanistan

Event Details

Date:
12 August 2021 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue:
Online via Zoom

Description

The Castan Centre for Human Rights Law and the Centre for Gender, Peace and Security at Monash University are delighted to co-host a panel discussion on ‘The nature of conflict: Is International Law Working?’. This is the second panel discussion in this two-part series, the first of which considered ‘Women and International Peace and Security in Afghanistan’.

In recent times, there have been an increasing number of targeted attacks on civilians in Afghanistan, many of which target. The conflict in Afghanistan is complex and longstanding, involving many international, as well as non-international actors. As a starting point, this event will discuss the nature of the conflict. The panellists will also consider the extent to which international law protects women and civilians more broadly.


Panellists

  • Moderator: Felicity Gerry QC, Barrister Australia and UK (moderator)
  • Onaba Payab, American University of Afghanistan
  • Sayed Madadi, Representative of the Government of Afghanistan / Afghan Peace Council
  • Mary Akrami, Director of Women Safe Houses
  • Hasina Safi, Minister of Women's Affair in Afghanistan

Other speakers

  • Jacqui True, Director Centre for Gender, Peace and Security
  • Azadah Raz Mohammad, PhD Candidate at Melbourne University
  • Other Monash student(s) from Afghanistan


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Events Team
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