International Women’s Conference on Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors

CTBTO Youth Group • 6 December 2019
Events of Relevance to CTBT Bangkok, Thailand

The “International Women’s Conference on Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors” will be held in Bangkok Thailand, on 25-27 February 2020. The three-day event aims at strengthening women’s participation in peace and Security, Disarmament and preventing the proliferation of WMDs to non-State actors.

Registration are open for early career professionals women with at least two years of work experience in fields relevant to WMD disarmament and non-proliferation.

Full scholarships, including accommodation and travel to Bangkok, are available for eligible applicants from the Global South and the OSCE region. The deadline for applications is on 18 December 2019.

1540 Women’s Conference overview

  • What: International Women’s Conference on Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors
  • Who: organized by The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), in partnership with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • When & Where: 25-27 February 2020, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Why: To promote the role of women in international peace and security, especially in political decision-making and peace processes.
  • Open to: Early career women with at least two years of work experience in fields relevant to WMD disarmament and non-proliferation are eligible to apply to participate.
  • What to expect: The three-day international conference aims at strengthening women’s participation in peace and Security, Disarmament and preventing the proliferation of WMDs to non-State actors. The speakers will also touch on exploring the linkages between gender equality and disarmament, with particular focus on implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) in the Global South. The event seeks to contribute to strengthening capacity of women working in the field, particularly nurturing a gender sensitive approach to the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) and to support equitable participation in disarmament discussions.
  • Scholarship opportunities: UNODA and the OSCE will provide sponsorship for travel and accommodations for up to 80 participants. Priority for travel sponsorships will be given to applicants from the Global South and the OSCE Participating States.
  • Conference website: https://www.un.org/disarmament/1540womensconference
  • Apply and register: www.disarmamenteducation.org
  • Deadline: 18 December 2020
  • Donors: European Union and the United States of America
    Add to Calendar 2020-02-25 00:01:00 2020-02-27 00:01:00 International Women’s Conference on Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors The “International Women’s Conference on Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors” will be held in Bangkok Thailand, on 25-27 February 2020. The three-day event aims at strengthening women’s participation in peace and Security, Disarmament and preventing the proliferation of WMDs to non-State actors. Registration are open for early career professionals women with at least two years of work experience in fields relevant to WMD disarmament and non-proliferation. Full scholarships, including accommodation and travel to Bangkok, are available for eligible applicants from the Global South and the OSCE region. The deadline for applications is on 18 December 2019. 1540 Women’s Conference overview What: International Women’s Conference on Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors Who: organized by The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), in partnership with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) When & Where: 25-27 February 2020, Bangkok, Thailand Why: To promote the role of women in international peace and security, especially in political decision-making and peace processes. Open to: Early career women with at least two years of work experience in fields relevant to WMD disarmament and non-proliferation are eligible to apply to participate. What to expect: The three-day international conference aims at strengthening women’s participation in peace and Security, Disarmament and preventing the proliferation of WMDs to non-State actors. The speakers will also touch on exploring the linkages between gender equality and disarmament, with particular focus on implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) in the Global South. The event seeks to contribute to strengthening capacity of women working in the field, particularly nurturing a gender sensitive approach to the implementation of resolution 1540 (2004) and to support equitable participation in disarmament discussions. Scholarship opportunities: UNODA and the OSCE will provide sponsorship for travel and accommodations for up to 80 participants. Priority for travel sponsorships will be given to applicants from the Global South and the OSCE Participating States. Conference website: https://www.un.org/disarmament/1540womensconference Apply and register: www.disarmamenteducation.org Deadline: 18 December 2020 Donors: European Union and the United States of America Bangkok Thailand UNODA and OSCE UTC public