Tue, 14 Sept | Webex

A Critical Discussion of Switzerland’s Security Policy Report 2021

Together with Ambassador Pälvi Pulli we discuss Switzerland’s current Security Policy Report and critically reflect on some of its key elements applying a gendered perspective with inputs from experts from the field.
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A Critical Discussion of Switzerland’s Security Policy Report 2021

Time & Location

14 Sept, 12:30 – 13:30
Webex

About the event

This event critically reflects on Switzerland’s current Security Policy Report and discusses some of its key elements applying a gendered perspective. The document outlines strategic challenges and trends in foreign, security and defence policy issues in and around Switzerland - and how Switzerland intends to tackle them. We will discuss key findings of this year's Security Policy Report and have a closer look at two particular highlights set by the report: cyber security and the inclusion of women in international peacekeeping.

Speakers:

  • Pälvi Pulli, Ambassador, Head of Security Policy, Department for Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS)
  • Renata Hessmann Dalaqua, Programme Lead Gender and Disarmament, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
  • Violeta Zairi, Legal Advisor, Swiss Armed Forces International Command (SWISSINT)

Moderated by:

  • Julia-Silvana Hofstetter, President Women in International Security (WIIS) Switzerland

The event is co-organized by Women in International Security (WIIS) Switzerland and foraus – Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy.

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