British Consulate General to Host End Sexual Violence in Conflict Panel

June 4, 2014 17:00 pm

by Eric The Younger · 1 comment

From the Press Release:

ATLANTA (2 June 2014) – The British Consulate General in Atlanta will sponsor a speakers panel at The Carter Center to raise awareness to End Sexual Violence in Conflict on Tuesday, 10 June. There will be a networking reception with drinks and appetizers before the panel begins at 6pm. 

This event is free and open to the public, but due to limited seating and fire code safety, all attendees are requested to kindly RSVP to[email protected].  Join British Consulate General’s Facebook event page to share the event with your friends and family.

WHAT:                      End Sexual Violence in Conflict Speakers Panel

SPEAKERS:            Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, British Consul General

Emma Wade, Foreign and Security Policy Counsellor at British Embassy DC

PANEL:                    Prisca Uwigabye, Survivor of 1994 Genocide in Rwanda, Refugee Family Services

Angela Williams, Founder of VOICE Today, Inc.

Brock Nicholson, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations

Karin Ryan, Human Rights Program Senior Project Advisor at The Carter Center

Pamela Scully, Emory University Professor of Women’s Issues & African Studies

Leif Coorlim, CNN Freedom Project Executive Director

WHERE:                  The Carter Center

Cyprus Room

453 Freedom Parkway

Atlanta, GA 30307

*Enter at the Executive Office entrance and check-in at the front desk for directions to the Cyprus Room.

WHEN:                    Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Networking Reception        6:00-7:00pm

Speakers Panel                   7:00-9:00pm

Press Availability                 9:00-9:30pm

*Emma Wade, Foreign and Security Policy Counselor at British Embassy in Washington, DC, will be available                                             for press interviews before event to promote the panel.

The Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict Speakers Panel is brought to the public with the support of The Carter Center, Institute for Developing Nations at Emory University, Field of Hearts, Refugee Family Services, Homeland Security Investigations, VOICE Today, and many other partner organisations.

jiminga June 5, 2014 at 7:32 am

End violence in war. Interesting concept.

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