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Amena Jafari
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Maliha Chishti speaks at a 2016 TEDx event in Toronto.

Dr. Maliha Chishti is a researcher specializing in war and post-conflict peacebuilding. As the former director of the Hague Appeal for Peace at the United Nations, Maliha helped to initiate the historic Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security. Her work on this landmark resolution was recognized by the University of Toronto’s ‘Great Minds’ alumni campaign. Maliha implemented one of the first training and capacity-building programs for women in post-conflict Afghanistan and served as the Social Impact Consultant for Canada’s first and largest ‘signature’ aid project in Kandahar Afghanistan. She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Decolonizing Peacebuilding: Lessons Afghanistan.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx