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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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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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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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