16 February 2006 --
A main topic of discussion at the launch of the Peace Studies Institute was “Women in an insecure world: The challenge and the response”. Ismail Serageldin introduced the subject and then moderated a panel discussion devoted to the issue. The discussion heard Betty Williams, David Arkless, Rama Mani, Shafik Gabr and Theodore Winkler. H.E. Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak lauded the role of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) for their excellent work in publishing the book: Women in an insecure world.