Female Faces of Conflict: Women at the Foreground of War, Peace, and Change

March 9, 2023 | 17:00 h - 18:30 h

The recording of the event available here.

“Exchange, celebrate, inform”: In celebration of International Women’s Day, the City of Bonn hosted an event in cooperation with the Network Gender@International Bonn and its new member, ZEF, at the University of Bonn. The event highlights the situation and contributions of women in times of crises and violent conflict. 


  • Katja Dörner, Mayor of Bonn
  • Andrea Meza Murillo, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
  • Elvan Isikozlu, Head of Advice and Scientific Transfer, Bonn International Centre for Conflict Studies (BICC)
  • María Cárdenas, Research Associate at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
  • Olga Demianenko, Head of International Affairs, City of Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Elizabeth Ndunda, PhD. candidate at ZEF, University of Bonn (Kenya)
  • Dr. Dennis Lucy Aviles Irahola, ZEF Gender Group, University of Bonn

Moderation: Amanda Coulson-Drasner, Deutsche Welle Environment

More information about International Women´s Day 2023 (in German)