February 10, 2021 — As part of its support to the UN’s operations, Canada launched the Elsie Initiative for Women in Peace Operations in 2017. This initiative addresses the complexities of gender inequality and helps to promote women’s involvement in UN peace operations.
On Thursday, February 11, at 12:30, Médgine Gourdet, from our Insurance Law Practice Group, will be speaking with Lieutenant Colonel Jaime Phillips, from the Canadian Armed Forces, who is currently on mission in Mali. This one-hour interview, broadcast live via Zoom, will depict the reality of women who take part in these peace operations. The event is organized by the Institut de leadership en gestion, partnering with BPW-Montréal (Business and Professional Women of Montréal), of which Médgine is vice-president.