Nov. 21: Roundtable Conference – Women on the Frontline

Please join us from 6:00-­8:30pm on the evening of November 21st at Hazelton Place for a discussion on Canada’s initiatives to integrate women into its domestic and international defence policies. This conference will explore the barriers female combatants face both in their employment in Canada and their operational deployment in Afghanistan. Furthermore, it will consider how commitments to gender equality within the Canadian Forces have a direct and lasting impact on the local women of Afghanistan and the process of peacebuilding. The conference will begin by serving coffee & cookies and will be followed by a reception including wine and hors d’oeuvres.

Speakers:
Kursten Riswold
Dalhousie University

Colonel Jennie Carignan
Chief of Staff of Land Forces Central
Area/Joint Task Force Central

Jo-­Ann Rodrigues
Gender Equality and Conflict
Resolution Consultant

Member Price: $ 30
Non-­Member Price: $ 35
Students: $ 15

Please RSVP by 12pm on
November 20, 2012:
Email: joelle.westlund@atlantic-­council.ca
Phone: (416)-­979-­1875

Sponsored By:
Kathryn E Langley Hope
K E Hope Consultants
Bio Med Nova

NATO Association of Canada

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The NATO Association of Canada strives to educate and engage Canadians about NATO and NATO’s goal of peace, prosperity, and security. The NATO Association of Canada ensures that we have an informed citizenry able to contribute to discussions about Canada’s role on the world stage.