Mallika Iyer

United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), United States

Mallika Iyer is the Asia Programs Coordinator and Humanitarian Action Specialist for the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. She oversees Asia-based Women, Peace, and Security programs designed to further the implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions 1325, 2250, 2419, the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women, and the Sustaining Peace Agenda in conflict-affected communities.

She is responsible for the coordination of GNWP’s Young Women Leaders for Peace Program in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Ukraine, and the Philippines, which promotes young women’s meaningful participation in political decision-making, preventing violent extremism, peace processes, and the development and implementation of humanitarian action. As a part of her advocacy for inclusive peacebuilding for women and youth, Mallika coordinates the Beijing+25 Women, WPS-YPS Action Coalition, consisting of over 100 women’s rights and youth organizations from across the world.

Mallika Iyer is the Asia Programs Coordinator and Humanitarian Action Specialist for the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. She oversees Asia-based Women, Peace, and Security programs designed to further the implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions 1325, 2250, 2419, the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women, and the Sustaining Peace Agenda in conflict-affected communities.

She is responsible for the coordination of GNWP’s Young Women Leaders for Peace Program in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Ukraine, and the Philippines, which promotes young women’s meaningful participation in political decision-making, preventing violent extremism, peace processes, and the development and implementation of humanitarian action. As a part of her advocacy for inclusive peacebuilding for women and youth, Mallika coordinates the Beijing+25 Women, WPS-YPS Action Coalition, consisting of over 100 women’s rights and youth organizations from across the world.

The FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum is a series of events on current and overarching challenges and trends in peacebuilding. With the Peacebuilding Forum, we want to provide future-oriented impulses for the development of peacebuilding and strengthen the visibility and importance of the policy field in its entirety.

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