February 06, 2019 @ 16:00 – February 06, 2019 @ 17:30
International Conference Centre (CICG)
Rue de Varembé 17
in Geneva 1211

This discussion will be the third in a series, taking forward issues raised at recent IOM and CARE events seeking to amplify women’s voices and increase their participation in humanitarian action.
The aim is to provide safe space for frank dialogue on overcoming perennial blocks and challenges to gender equality in humanitarian management and service delivery.
The format will be separate thematic discussion tables, each with a cross-section of humanitarian actors and member states. Recommendations on next steps will be subsequently presented in plenary, with insights and commentary from an invited panel.


  • Maria Butler, Director of Global Programmes at the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
  • Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, human rights lawyer
  • Joachime Nason, Head of the Humanitarian Aid and Migration Section, EU Delegation to the UN in Geneva
  • Dylan Winder, Humanitarian and Protracted Crisis Counsellor and Team Leader at the UK MIssion to the UN in Geneva
  • Hong-Won Yu, Counsellor, Humanitarian Affairs, Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN in Geneva