Building Regional and International Consensus Workshop: African Women and Peace Building – 20 August 2013


First Session Panel from left to right –

  • Fatima Swartz,Chairperson, ACTION Support Centre, Steering Committee
  • Abshiro Said Haji Mohamed, South African Somali Women’s Network
  • Zeenat Adam, DIRCO, Director, Horn of Africa and Indian Ocean Islands
  • Isabella Matambanadzo, Zimbabwean feminist activist  & SALO Ref. Group

Ambassasdor Lindiwe Zulu

Second Session –

Keynote Speaker: Ambassador Lindiwe Zulu, International Relations Adviser to the SA President: Topic: “Women’s challenges in African countries struggling with conflict.”

Click on the link below to view the Policy Dialogue Report for this session:

SALO Policy Dialogue Report – African Women and Peace Building

Natural resource geopolitics at centre of African conflicts – 9 August 2013

Natural resource geopolitics were at the centre of understanding why Africa had become a battleground affected by conflicts that were marginalising Africans and preventing them from reaching their full potential, Southern African Liaison Office (Salo) board member Richard Smith said last month at the Building Regional and International Consensus workshop, hosted by Salo, in Pretoria.

He noted that, Continue reading