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Local Legislation and Capacity Building Workshop on UNSCR 1325 and 1820; June 23 – 25, 2012

Sahara Hotel, Bo, Sierra Leone  By Selamawit Tesfaye The second workshop for GNWP’s Local Legislation Capacity Building project took place in Bo, the second largest district in Sierra Leone. Bo prides itself as being the cleanest district in Sierra Leone and even enforces a mandatory cleaning day the last Saturday of each month. And truly…

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Local Legislation and 1325 Workshop Concludes in Kissy, Sierra Leone (June 27-29, 2012)

By Helena Gronberg  GNWP’s third workshop on Capacity Building and Local Legislation and 1325 & 1820 that took place in Kissy (Sierra Leone, Western area) from June 27 to 29 concluded yesterday. Kissy, which is part of Freetown City, lies in the Eastern part of Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. The traffic from the west of…

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Towards More Effective Women in Decision making Training on UNSCR 1325 Advocacy and Implementation in South Sudan

June 27 – 29, 2012; South Sudan Hotel, Juba By Selamawit Tesfaye Operation 1325 of Sweden and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders in partnership with the Eve Foundation co-facilitated the workshop on 1325 National Action planning in South Sudan among civil society organizations and some government representatives from June 27-29, 2012. The training workshop was…

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Localization of SCR 1325 and 1820 in the Philippines

By Kristine Lim Ang The successful implementation of localization and capacity building workshops on United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 and 1820 in the Philippines in 2011 led the Global Network on Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) to conduct follow-up workshops, and introduce a new series of workshops in the country, between March 2012 and October…

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