The country truly lives up to its nickname, ‘land of 1,000 hills’. Surely traveling the country is enough to develop a deep appreciation for the natural wonders of Rwanda, but on this trip I was able to leave with something much more valuable; an understanding of the current social climate in Rwanda, 25 years post genocide.
One year into the United Nations’ new strategy for gender parity among staff members at all levels, a gendered backlash has emerged, even as parity has been achieved at the highest echelons of the world body.
On October 22, Professor Jennifer Trahan gave a speech at the UN in the Trusteeship Council as part of the Program of the 29th Informal Meeting of Legal Advisers on a panel entitled “Preventing and Punishing Atrocity Crimes – Reflections
On July 3 and 4, Professor Jennifer Trahan delivered two speeches at the symposium entitled “Legislating Peace: from the Outlawry of War to the Crime of Aggression.” Prof. Trahan presented “From Nuremberg to Kampala to New York: The crime of aggression” on July 3 at
Anne Marie Goetz Clinical Professor, Center for Global Affairs, School of Professional Studies, New York University. She has written on gender mainstreaming, gender and conflict, and on gender in UN policies (including the UN’s World Conferences on Women). A range
At a high-level panel discussion on September 17, 2018, marking the one-year anniversary of the Gender Parity Strategy, participants were cautiously optimistic, but called for renewed support.