Protection through prevention: a focus on survivors of conflict-related sexual violence

25 May 2022

Within the framework of the Protection of Civilians Week, this is an interactive virtual event organised by the UN Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict (of which UN Women is a member) in partnership with CARE International, and co-sponsored the Permanent Missions of Spain, France, and the United States. It will be held on 26 May 2022, 11:30am - 1:00pm (NY time). 

This event features the following speakers and panelists: 


  • Ambassador-at-large for Feminist Foreign Policy of Spain
  • Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict
  • Permanent Representative of France to the UN in NY


  • Dr. Jenna Russo, Director of Research and Head of the Centre for Peace Operations, the International Peace Institute
  • Ms. Angelina Nyajima Simon, Executive Director, Hope Restoration South Sudan
  • Ms. Danaé van der Straten Ponthoz, Head of Advocacy and Policy Global Survivors Fund

This event will be moderated by Senior Policy Advisor to Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield.