During key moments in history, women have been protagonists of great changes that have shaped our society, from great revolutionary women, to the women that day to day built peace after a conflict.
Nowadays, Ireland and Mexico continue to place great importance on these themes. As current members of the UN Security Council, Ireland and Mexico are the co-chairs of the Council’s informal working group on Women, Peace and Security.
Speakers: Focusing on the women that have played a key role in the independences of Ireland and Mexico, and how they are remembered. There will also be a link to the modern role of women and our two countries as part of the WPS agenda. Interventions will be followed by moderated Q&A
• Carmen Saucedo
• Sinead McCoole of D/TCAGSM and mná100
• Michael Hogan – Irish-American based in Mexico who has written a book on revolutionary women.
• Pre-recorded video by influential Vice Minister at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Martha Delgado
This St Brigid’s Day event is a programme brought to you by the Department of Foreign Affairs.