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From Best Practice Example to a Standard Practice: Conference on the Localization of UNSCR 1325 and Supporting Resolutions

Kathmandu, Nepal, 8-10 February 2018 By Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos An increase in the number of women running for local elections in Nepal and the Philippines. Regular and systematic assessment of mayors’ and other local authorities’ implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). Better response to and prevention…

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Girl Ambassador for Peace in DRC receives scholarship to study medicine!

We wish to congratulate Bénédicte, Girl Ambassador in South Kivu, for her scholarship in medicine! We are proud of your accomplishments!   “My dream is to become a gynaecologist doctor to help other women, especially in rural areas, that suffer from gynaecological health issues and that do not have access to medical services due to…

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Ukrainian Media Discuss Their Role in the Implementation of Resolution 1325 and Formulate a Media and Communication Strategy

Kyiv, Ukraine – December 7 & 8, 2017 By Kelly Yzique Zea “The Ukrainian society needs to be aware of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women and Peace and Security.  I have been working as a journalist for 15 years but this is the first time I have heard of this resolution. It is…

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Georgia Responds to the Lingering Impact of the War Through Localization of Resolution 1325

Georgia – December 12, 2017 By Prativa Khanal Georgia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) on the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women and Peace and Security in 2012, the first post-Soviet country to do so. The first NAP, approved by the Parliament of Georgia, covered the period 2012-2015. Georgia is now…

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Global Appeal on the Marawi Siege, Extra Judicial Killings and Human Rights Violations in the Philippines

December 10, 2017 – International Human Rights Day On the occasion of the 2017 International Human Rights Day, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders and Miriam College Center for Peace Education are re-circulating this Global Appeal on the Marawi Siege, Extra Judicial Killings and Human Rights Violations in the Philippines signed by 192 concerned individuals…

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