The Central African Republic: The Situation on the Ground, Women and Peacekeeping
Barrie Freeman, United Nations, MINUSCA
Co-sponsored with the National Democratic Institute

Washington, DC—On November 16, 2015, Barrie Freeman, political affairs director for the UN's Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), spoke to the WFPG about peacekeeping and women in the Central African Republic. In her remarks, Freeman discussed the "forgotten conflict" that has left 2.3 million people, nearly half the population, in need of humanitarian assistance. The event was co-sponsored by the National Democratic Institute and moderated by Sandra Pepera, director for Gender, Women and Democracy at NDI.


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Sandra Pepera of NDI, Barrie Freeman of
MINUSCA and WFPG President Patricia Ellis


Sandra Pepera moderates the discussion


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Patricia Ellis, Sandra Pepera and Barrie Freeman


Barrie Freeman address the WFPG


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WFPG audience listening to the discussion


Nancy Hedin asks a question

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