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Building Global Peace & Intercultural Dialogue

Widad was featured in the October 2015’s Peace Now Newsletter under the Peace Speaks. Peace Now aims to enact a global resolution for the establishment of infrastructures to support a Culture of Peace. Read More

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Marking 2013 World Refugee Day

On the occasion of the 2013 World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20, Widad underscored the significant contributions of resettled refugees to their new communities. Read More

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The Culture Of Peace Statement

In 2010, Widad addressed the UN Fourth Biennial Meeting of States, held in New York to consider the implementation of the Programme of Action to prevent, combat, and eradicate the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in all its aspects. Read More

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Securing An Effective Arms Trade Treaty

In 2008, Dr. Widad addressed the United Nations First Committee and emphasized the importance of adopting and implementing a robust and effective, legally binding Arms Trade Treaty. Read More

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Breaking The Link Between Guns & Masculinity

On 3 March 2008, Widad took part in a discussion panel titled “The Impact of Guns on Women’s Lives,” organized by the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (ODA) and IANSA. Widad addressed the audience on “Breaking the Link Between Guns and Masculinity.” Read More