Hend Maaytah

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:15

Hend Maaytah is a humanitarian and development aid professional with 12 years of experience working with international and national organisations in Jordan. She is a Senior Programme Manager at Mercy Corps Jordan, with a wide range of expertise, including in child protection and psychosocial support for refugees. Hend played a key role in the establishment of Mercy Corps’ MHPSS programming model in Jordan.

Yolanda van den Broek

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:14

Yolanda is the co-founder of the International Institute for Community Based Sociotherapy and has over 20 years of experience in the MHPSS sector. She worked in various contexts including the Netherlands, Cameroon, Chad, and other post-conflict settings. After experiencing first-hand how community-based sociotherapy is positively changing lives and contributing to more peaceful communities, Yolanda endorses the participants’ statements that community-based sociotherapy is THE answer to more peaceful and inclusive societies.

Corita Corbijn

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 15:02

Corita Corbijn is working as Peacebuilding Advisor with ZOA, an organisation working in conflict and post conflict countries on relief and recovery. She is providing support to ZOA country offices and partners with their peacebuilding work, including with community based MHPSS, informal justice systems and gender-based violence.

Remco Slim

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:59

Remco Slim is product manager at ESG research firm Sustainalytics where he is responsible for its Global Standards Screening which assesses whether companies have complied with international norms in areas such as the environment, human rights, labour practices and business ethics standards. Next to this he is also an active member of the NJCM, the Dutch section of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), in the working group Human Rights & Business.

Anne Stikkers

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:57

Anne Stikkers is a specialist in environmental and social due diligence. After gaining experience at the UN on the Business & Human Rights agenda, she has since worked to put this into practice. Currently, as the head of Sustainability Credit Risk at ABN AMRO she screens and engages with the bank’s corporate clients on their environmental and social risk management and performance.

Mark van Dorp

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:56

Mark has a background in economics, with 25 years of experience in responsible and conflict-sensitive business, value chain analysis and business & human rights. Mark has worked with companies, UN organizations, IFC, NGOs and governments in Africa, Latin-America and the Middle East. In 2017, Mark founded Bureau Van Dorp, specializing in fragile and conflict-affected settings. He is closely involved in the Human Security Business Partnership project of LSE IDEAS.

Marcel Smits

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:55

Marcel is the CEO of FCS Impact and Director of the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) in NL that has partnered with LSE-Ideas and the UN Human Security Unit on the Human Security Business Partnerships. Prior to this, he was the Policy Specialist on Private Sector and Conflict at Oxfam NL. Marcel has over 20 years experience working on sustainable social and economic development in Fragile and Conflict-affected States.

Mary Martin

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:54

Dr. Mary Martin is Senior Policy Fellow at the Department of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Director of the UN Business and Human Security Initiative at LSE IDEAS. Her monograph, ‘Corporate Peace. How global business shapes a hostile world’, published in 2020, looks at examples worldwide of private sector impacts on peace and human security.

Justice for Women: Legal Empowerment & Social Accountability

Submitted by Melissa Krassenstein on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 14:50

Integration of Legal Empowerment (LE) and Social Accountability (SA) offers an innovative framework for advancing justice for women and girls. Through examining pilot experiences and lessons learned, this session will explore harnessing the potential of an integrated LESA approach to address emerging challenges in Security and Rule of Law (SROL).