Security, Peace, Rights & Equality: at Humphrey, Monday, Aug 3, 10 a.m.

Security, Peace, Rights & Equality with Manal Omar

Monday, August 3
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Cowles Auditorium

All welcome.  No registration required.

Keynote
Manal Omar is the acting vice president for the Middle East and Africa Center at the United States Institute for Peace. Previously, she was the Regional Program Manager for the Middle East for Oxfam – Great Britain, where she responded to humanitarian crises in Palestine and Lebenon, and supported work in Yemen, Iraq, and Egypt. She also previously served as the Regional Coordinator for Afghanistan, Iraq, and Sudan with Women for Women International.

She was named among Top 500 World’s Most Influential Arabs by Arabia
Business Power in 2011 and 2012, and among the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World by Georgetown University and The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in 2009. In 2007, Islamic Magazine named her one of the ten young visionaries shaping Islam in America.

A program of Forward Global Women.  Global Forward Women fosters and
nurtures the development and growth of women leaders to become active
peacemakers promoting co-existence. They envision a world where women
are actively engaged in conflict resolution and peacemaking.

Co-sponsored by the Center on Women and Public Policy, World without Genocide, the Minnesota International Center, Shir Tikvah, Minnesota Senate President Sandy Pappas, and the University of Minnesota Human Rights Center.





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