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Karen McMinn Visiting Scholar

Transitional Justice Institute
Research Institute
Transitional Justice Institute
Karen McMinn

Karen McMinn works as a gender consultant and analyst on women, peace and security (WPS) issues. Based in Northern Ireland, Karen has been active in the field of women's empowerment for over 35 years, and played key roles in the development of women's agency during periods of social and political unrest and violent conflict in the region.

Karen holds an MA in Peace and Conflict Studies.  Karen is an experienced researcher and evaluator of WPS policy implementation globally and nationally with expertise in: the development and evaluation of National Action Plans on UNSCR 1325; research and advocacy on the obstacles to women's participation and leadership in peace and security processes in conflict and post conflict societies; and Gender Based Violence policy and services.

Recent advocacy work includes participation in expert workshops on WPS for NATO, the OSCE and the European External Action Service in Ukraine, Vienna and Brussels as well as presentations to UN Permanent Missions in New York.

Research publications

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