On May 4, 2021, Tarja Halonen, former President of Finland and Chair of the Lancet-SIGHT Commission on Peaceful Societies through Health and Gender Equality, participated in a live studio session titled “Bridging health, peace and security: The role of trust and community engagement” at the 2021 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development.
COVID-19: A Critical Moment to Embrace the Power of Health and Gender for Peace in Conflict-Affected Settings
On December 15, 2020, the Lancet-SIGHT Commission on Peaceful Societies through Health and Gender Equality previewed its research for the first time during the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC), an annual event to discuss high priority global health issues and propose recommendations to improve health for the world population.
What is the role of health and gender equality in contributing to peaceful, just, and inclusive societies? In partnership with The Lancet, SIGHT (Swedish Institute of Global Health Transformation) at The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is hosting an independent and international Commission on peaceful societies through health and gender equality.