4th Annual IFJP Conference, June 17-19, 2015 at the University of Queensland
The Difference that Gender Makes to International Peace and Security
The keynote address to the fourth International Feminist Journal of Politics will be delivered by Gaynel Curry, Gender and Women's Rights Advisor to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
Ms Gaynel Curry is the Gender and Women’s Rights Advisor for the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in New York. In this capacity she works closely with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and provides substantive supports to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its causes and consequences, UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, especially women and children and the UN Working Group on Discrimination against Women in law and practice. Ms Curry leads OHCHR’s engagement with the Commission on the Status of Women and in other inter-governmental bodies where there is a focus on women’s rights. She represents her office on the Advisory Panel of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, the UN Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict and the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality.