IADB held a Conference on “Women, Peace and Security”

The Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) held the Conference “Women, Peace and Security”, with the objective of disseminating successful experiences and lessons learned regarding gender mainstreaming in the Armed Forces and Security Forces of the Americas.

The activity was held on June 16, 2021, and was attended by the Ambassador of the United States of America, Mrs. Jean E. Manes, the Second Civilian Commander of the U.S. Southern Command, representatives of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS), the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Armed Forces of the IADB member countries, Think Tanks related to the subject, Institutions associated with the IADB, and more than 8200 people from 39 countries.