SIGBI has been invited to be part of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, which will take place at ExCel, London on 10-13 June 2014. This is a major initiative by William Hague, UK Foreign Secretary, who will co-chair the summit with Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
This is an exciting opportunity for SIGBI, we will be hosting a panel session on Tuesday 10th June 6.30pm – 8pm and we also have a stand in the Marketplace throughout the event.
SIGBI will be holding a panel session on Tuesday 10th June 6.30pm – 8pm Hall N20/21, Building a Future after Conflict, which will be chaired by SIGBI President, Margaret Oldroyd. Speakers are still to be confirmed, but are likely to be:
- Lois Kemera, Sierra Leone, Project Leader, Project Sierra A Family and A Future
- Anne MacDonald OBE, Federation Coordinator, Project Sierra A Family and A Future
- Judge Sabina Arbia, former Registrar of the ICC and Chief Prosecutor at the UN ICT post Rwanda genocide
- Ann Garvie, International President, Limbs for Life in partnership with IRC
- Kate Moore MBE, Project Independence in partnership with Women for Women International
Please see the invitation to attend this panel, and if you can make it we will be delighted to welcome you..
SIGBI has a stand in the Marketplace throughout the event.
How to Attend?
We would love to see you at the summit. The Fringe is free to attend and prior-registration is not required.
Full details at http://sigbi.org/2014/global-summit-london/