Programs

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Inspiring Locally, Implementing Globally: Localization of UNSCR 1325 and 1820

GNWP’s Localization Program is a strategy that guarantees effective implementation of UNSCR 1325 and its supporting resolutions. It is a bottom-up approach to policy-making that aligns local, national, regional and international policies and community-driven strategies to ensure local ownership, participation and links among communities, civil society organizations and government. The Localization Program allows for direct engagement…

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Support to National Action Planning on UNSCR 1325 and 1820

GNWP enhances civil society’s capacity to participate in 1325 National Action Plan development and implementation. It has worked with civil society groups in Afghanistan, Burundi, Guatemala, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Sierra Leone, South Korea and South Sudan. GNWP’s activities in support of National Action Planning processes include: providing advice in the drafting of the NAP and…

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Girl Ambassadors for Peace

Girl Ambassadors for Peace: Read. Lead. Build Peace. Young literate women and girls in conflict-affected areas become Girl Ambassadors for Peace by undergoing a training series on how to conduct literacy education, leadership, and the principles of UN Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 and 1820. The Girl Ambassadors for Peace then travel to rural communities…

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Civil Society In country and Global Monitoring of UNSCR 1325

GNWP’s 1325 Monitoring Project is the first CSO initiative that regularly monitors the implementation of the Women and Peace and Security resolutions. The outcomes are powerful advocacy tools that provide women peace activists with an evidence-based instrument to advocate for better implementation of UNSCR 1325 and 1820. GNWP members and partners from Afghanistan, Armenia, Canada,…

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Advocacy around CEDAW General Recommendation 30

GNWP’s advocacy has been instrumental in the development and adoption of the CEDAW General Recommendation (GR) 30. GR 30 is the first CEDAW GR specifically on Women in Conflict Prevention, Conflict and Post-conflict Situations. GNWP and its member organizations provided critical input to the draft of GR 30. GNWP also actively participated in advocacy efforts…

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