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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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The Girl Ambassadors for Peace Celebrate International Youth Day!

  English: In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly declared August 12th as International Youth Day. The role of young people is imperative in peace-building and countering violent extremism. This year’s International Youth Day focuses on the role of young people in eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable consumption and production—all critical elements of peace-building. GNWP…

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GNWP Welcomes second Cora Weiss Fellow on Peacebuilding

New York City, USA – July 18, 2017 – The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) is pleased to welcome Prativa Khanal from Nepal as the second recipient of the Cora Weiss Fellowship for Young Women Peacebuilders. Khanal, who holds a Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B) and is currently in the final stage of her…

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Nepal drafts 2nd National Action Plan on Resolution 1325, ensures budget

Kathmandu, Nepal, June 5, 2017  “A plan with no budget is like a car without fuel,” stated Mr. Gajendra Kumar Thakur, Secretary of the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR) during the opening session of the workshop on Costing and Budgeting the National Action Plan (NAP) on the UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820…

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Policy Briefing on the Nexus of Economic Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security in Afghanistan

On March 15th 2017, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) in partnership with the Afghan Women’s Network (AWN), Cordaid and the Permanent Missions of Finland and Australia to the UN organized the policy briefing on the Nexus of Economic Empowerment and Women, Peace and Security in Afghanistan at the One UN Hotel in New…

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