Ms. Vanda Proskova is a graduate student of International Law coming from the Czech Republic. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of PragueVision Institute for Sustainable Security, and Co-Convener of Youth Fusion.
She was the head coordinator of the international Bertha von Suttner conference in Prague in October 2019. For this occasion, she has also managed to organize a newly-translated Czech edition of Lay Down Your Arms!, a very influential book by von Suttner which was previously not available to the Czech-speaking audience.
In the most recent months, Vanda has focused on gender balance in peace and security, as well as sustainable security and development. She spoke at countless events on these issues. Along with the members of the Abolition 2000 Youth Network, she has put together multiple educational and youth-focused webinars. She has started working on PNND’s Gender, Peace and Security program and coordinated the Women’s Appeal for Human Security, public health, peace and sustainable development which was signed by 250 women leaders from over 50 countries.