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Youth4Peace Online Consultations

On 7 April the Working Group on Youth Peace and Security launched the first in a series of Youth4Peace Online Consultations, which aim to gather inputs by young people and other stakeholders on a broad range of topics connected to the role of young people in sustaining peace, and the UN Security Council Resolution 2250…

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South Sudan Rejects Deployment of Regional Protection Force amidst Worsening Security Situation

By Aïssata Athie On January 11th, 2017, in an unexpected twist, the South Sudanese government announced it would no longer accept the deployment of a 4,000-member Regional Protection Force (RPF), as provided for in United Nations Security Council Resolution 2304, on the grounds that the security situation in the country had “improved.” The RPF deployment,…

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GNWP end of 2016 podcast!

Click here to listen in on the end of year GNWP podcast! We talk about Cora Weiss, the localization program, our Girl Ambassadors for Peace and some exciting events coming up in the year 2017.  

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Historic Arria Formula Meeting on the Synergies between CEDAW and the Women, Peace and Security Resolutions

By Kelly Yzique On December 5th, 2016, the Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the UN in collaboration with the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN and with support from the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) Directorate for International Law organized the Arria Formula Meeting on the…

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Case Studies on civil society’s use of CEDAW GR 30 to solicit greater accountability to the women and peace and security resolutions

Since its adoption in October 2013, CEDAW General Recommendation No. 30 (GR 30) on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations has been providing authoritative guidance to State parties on measures to ensure the protection, respect and fulfillment of women’s human rights before, during and after conflict. GR 30 also serves as a strong…

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