This event, organised by UNIDIR and UN Women during the General Assembly First Committee, drew on recent roundtables to explore opportunities to expand the capacity of women in the fields of security, foreign policy, and disarmament in the Middle East.
The discussion was held in Arabic and English with simultaneous translation. The event is part of UNIDIR series of regional discussions on gender and disarmament.
Transcript of the event in English
Transcript of the event in Arabic
A recording of the event is also available on the UNIDIR YouTube channel (see below).
Ambassador Leena Al-Hadid, Permanent Representative of Jordan to the UN, OSCE, and Vienna-based International Organizations
Ambassador Lana Nusseibeh, Assistant Minister for Political Affairs and Permanent Representative for the UAE to the UN
Ambassador (ret.) Nabeela Al-Mulla, American University of Kuwait
Mona Ali Khalil, Director, MAK Law International and former Senior Legal Officer of the UN Office of the Legal Counsel
Moderator: Mina Al Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief, The National, UAE
Anita Bhatia, Assistant Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director of UN women
Dr. Robin Geiss, Director, UNIDIR
Wednesday 27 October 2021 8:15-9:45 EDT (New York time) | Online