The AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, Mme Bineta Diop has, since joining 2018’s ‘A Day in the Life of a Refugee’, conducted joint solidarity missions with the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms. Amina Mohammed in Africa to revitalize the role of women in peace, security and development, particularly in conflict zones and humanitarian settings.
She has also participated in further global events, focused on these issues. See photos:
From left to right: the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J. Mohammed, the Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, Bineta Diop, at Joint African Union/United Nations solidarity visit to Mugunga Camp in Eastern Congo
Refugee women, men and children, Joint African Union/United Nations solidarity visit to Mugunga Camp in Eastern Congo.
From left to right: AU Special Envoy, Bineta Diop and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, during the joint AU UN solidarity mission to Mugunga Camp in Eastern DRC
AU Special Envoy Bineta Diop meeting with refugee women, girls and children, survivors of Boko Haram, in UN camp in Maiduguri, Northern Nigeria.
Mme Diop participating in ‘A Day in the Life of a Refugee’ at Davos, 2018
After participating, Mme Diop spoke spontaneously, and powerfully, to other participants.
Mme Diop during the debrief of ‘A Day in the Life of a Refugee.’