On behalf of the Arab Institute for Women (AiW), the ABAAD Resource Center for Gender Equality and the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH), we are delighted to invite you to a webinar on gender and COVID-19 to strengthen regional discussion and networking among those interested and involved in the topic in the Middle-East and North Africa region.
We look forward to hearing about your work and experiences to support further collaboration.
Date and time
Wed, June 9, 2021 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EEST
The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Lina Abirafeh, Executive Director of the Arab Institute for Women (AiW).
The panel format will start with brief talks by invited speakers about the most pressing elements of the gender and COVID-19 response from their perspective – ranging from the global agenda, to lessons learned from early and ongoing local research. This will be followed up with a facilitated discussion bringing out key priorities for the region with further inputs from the audience.
Dr. Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss, Director of the Title IX Office, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
Ms. Jana Mourad, Gender Studies Research Specialist, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
Mr. Anthony Keedi, ABAAD Resource Center for Gender Equality, Beirut, Lebanon
Dr. Jamal Nasher, Coordinator – SDGs & Gender, Equity and Human Rights, WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
Ms. Anna-Rita Ronzoni, GBV Technical Officer, WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
Mr. Rodrigo Montero, Regional Programme Manager, UN Women Regional Office for Arab States, Cairo Egypt
Dr. Michelle Remme, Research Lead, United Nations University International Institute of Global Health (UNU-IIGH), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Please register for this event to save your spot:https://www.genderhealthhub.org/articles/consultation-on-gender-and-covid-19-research-in-middle-east-and-north-africa/
Zoom details will be sent to registrants shortly before the event date.