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Date and Location

December 4, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM ET
Rubenstein 414ab (ellwood Democracy Lab) + Virtual Via Zoom



​​​​​​This panel moderated by Khatuna Salukvadze will feature expert practitioners working on peace processes across the globe, including the 2022 Ethiopian-Tigray peace negotiations and the implementation of the 2016 Colombia Peace Agreement. Participants will reflect on their experiences navigating gender dynamics in the negotiation and mediation process, the implementation of gender provisions, and the connections between advancing gender equality and transforming violent conflict.

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This event is co-sponsored by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School and the Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School. 

Persons with disabilities who would like to request accommodations or have questions about physical access may contact Laura Botero at laura_botero@hks.harvard.edu or 617-384-7575 in advance of the program or visit.​

Speakers and Presenters

​​Véronique Dudouet, Senior Advisor, Bergohf Foundation

Devanna de la Puente, Gender Advisor, United Nations Verification Mission, Colombia

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, AU mediation panelist for Ethiopia; Former Executive Director, UN Women

Khatuna Salukvadze, Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) Fellow, Harvard University​



Additional Organizers

​The Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School