Mavic Cabrera-Balleza coordinates the International Women’s Tribune Centre’s human security, human rights and peace building programme. She conducts workshops for and with national ministries on women, government agencies, parliamentarians, the security sector, women’s groups, media and academe towards the full implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 and 1820 on Women, Peace and Security. She facilitates discussions on national action plans on UNSCR 1325. She produces local language radio programmes on Resolution 1325 in various countries in Africa and Asia that draw attention to sexual and gender-based violence in conflict and post-conflict situations and how this could be addressed using existing legal instruments. She initiated the peace building cyberdialogues project of IWTC that combines the power of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) with the broad reach of community radio to promote women’s participation in decision-making on peace and security issues. She’s also active in advocacy work to influence policies that concern women, media and the new ICTs.
Mavic is also the president the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters - Women’s International Network (AMARC WIN). She is also a board member of the Asian Communication Network and a member of the Oversight Panel for UNDP’s Information Disclosure Policy. Mavic has a master’s degree in Communication Research with cognate on women’s studies.