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7 October 2005

Why is a gender perspective important for peace negotiations? Find out more and look at international examples, including Colombia and West African countries, in the 5th section of the Toolkit.
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Global news:

In January 2005, 1000 women (representative of many thousands of such women) from more than 150 countries were nominated all together for the Nobel Peace Prize. Here the initiators of the project respond to the announcement that this year's prize was awarded jointly to the UN's International Atomic Agency and its director Mohamed ElBaradei.

Nobel peace prize announcement - 1000peacewomen respond (1000peacewomen.org, 07/10/05)
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Via feministing: there are reports that in Afghanistan a women's rights activist, Malalai Joya, has won a seat in parliament.
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From our archive:  "The United Nations reform drive" (Julie Mertus, openDemocracy.net, 16/09/05)
Julie Mertus on UN reform and human rights.
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Resource: feministblogs is a community of weblogs concerned with feminism, which describes itself as "an alternative to the malestream media".

Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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