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
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.