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Young Women And Girls in Indonesia Want Their Voices Heard in Promoting Peace, And Preventing Violent Extremism

By Mavic Cabrera-Balleza and Prativa Khanal* Today, December 9, 2017, the second anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) shares this blog that highlights the organization’s work with young women and adolescent girls in Indonesia under its program Girl Ambassadors for Peace…

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Youth Dance 4 Peace: Celebrating the Power of Youth in Winnipeg, Canada

News Release Youth Dance 4 Peace: Celebrating the Power of Youth For immediate release Ottawa, November 28, 2017 – Senator Marilou McPhedran, Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid, Members of Parliament Kevin Lamoureux, Doug Eyolfson, Robert-Falcon Ouellette and Daniel Blaikie, the Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre and Make Music Matter will be co-hosting a round dance…

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No Money No NAP—GNWP launches the NAP 1325 Costing and Budgeting Manual

No Money No NAP—GNWP launches the NAP 1325 Costing and Budgeting Manual   by Katrina Leclerc Predictable and adequate funding is a necessary condition for effective implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women and Peace and Security (WPS). Yet, seventeen years after the Resolution was adopted, only 16 out of the…

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UN Member States, With Exceptions, Pay Lip Service to Women & Peacekeeping

By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Oct 31 2017 (IPS) – A UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution adopted on 31 October 2000, underlying the role of women in peacekeeping, has long been described as both historic and unprecedented. But 17 years later, there are widespread expressions of disappointment over the mostly non- implementation of the resolution…

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Armenian media discuss their role in advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Armenian media discuss their role in advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda   Aghveran, Armenia – September 10, 2017 by Dinah Lakehal   “The role of the media is to dismantle stereotypes about armed conflicts, such as the one in Nagorno-Karabakh,” states Ann Mkrchtyan, Journalist from Journalist.am during the workshop on Media and the…

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