16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence 2021- ICGBV Conference: From Awareness to Accountability

To mark the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in 2021, the Irish Consortium on GBV held a conference entitled ‘From Awareness to Accountability’.

Our session was moderated by Caoimhe de Barra, Chair, ICGBV and CEO, Trócaire. A video message was shared from Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason, Irish Ambassador to the United Nations. A keynote address given by Julienne Lusenge, Director, SOFEPADI and FFC, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Our panel was moderated by Amany Qaddour, Regional Director, Syria Relief and Development.


  • Marcela Sanchez, Director, Colombia Diversa
  • Dr. Rouba Mhaissen, Director, Sawa for Development and Aid
  • Angelina Nyajima Simon Jial, Executive Director, Hope Restoration South Sudan
  • Caoimhe ní Chonchuir, Permanent Representation of Ireland to the UN