4 November 2020 – 11.00 (CET) – Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies – Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa (online on Webex)

Partner: Agency for Peacebuilding (AP)

Funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI)


11.00-11.10 – Institutional welcome

  • Anna Loretoni, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Scuola Sant’Anna, Pisa
  • Maria Teresa Di Maio, Head of section for UN peace and security, DG for Political Affairs, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs


PANEL I: Charting the Future of the WPS Agenda post-2020

Keynote speech – Soumita Basu, South Asian University, New Delhi

Bridging different perspectives: an open debate on the WPS future

  • Maja Bova, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs – CIDU, Rome

  • Laura Davis, European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO), Brussels

  • Francesco Strazzari, Scuola Sant’Anna, Pisa

Q&A session (30 min)
Chair: Laura Berlingozzi, Scuola Sant’Anna, Pisa


PANEL II: Whose Agenda? Understanding inclusion and participation in the WPS Agenda

Keynote speech – Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, London School of Economics and Political Science

The project Enhancing Women’s Participation in Peace and Security (WEPPS):

  • WEPPS in the Balkans and North Africa: cross-case findings – Clara della Valle, Scuola Sant’Anna, Pisa
  • Going online: challenges and opportunities for the WPS Agenda – Bernardo Monzani, Agency for Peacebuilding (AP), Bologna

Voices from the field:

  • Kika Babić-Svetlin (Agency for Gender Equality, Ministry of HR and Refugees, BiH)
  • Fatima Outaleb (Union de l’Action Féminine, Morocco)
  • Boutheina Hammami (Gender specialist for IOs and previously consultant to UN Women in the framework of the WPS Agenda, 2018-2019, Tunisia)
  • Majilinda Behrami (Kosovo Women’s Network)

Q&A session (30 min)
Chair: Elisa Piras, Scuola Sant’Anna, Pisa

16.40-16.45 – Final remarks

If you would rather not use Vimeo and have a preference for decentralised networks we have you covered. All WEPPS videos are available on the Inter Planetary File System network (IPFS). More details on ipfs.io

[last update 2020-11-09T18:00CET – Note: public access to Room 3 will not be possible due to the recent decree about Covid-19 prevention]