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GNWP: Amplifying Women’s Voices towards sustainable and inclusive peace

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) is a coalition of women’s groups and other civil society organizations from Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, Eastern and Western Europe and the Middle East and Arab World, mostly from conflict-affected countries. GNWP Board, management and staff are experts in advocating for women’s leadership to be at…

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Ensuring adequate and predictable funding on the implementation of WPS resolutions

In advocating for more dedicated financing for the implementation of the WPS resolutions, GNWP is knocking on two doors: that of donors to increase the funding and make it predictable and accessible to civil society; and that of national governments to allocate funding from their budgets. At the international level, GNWP has been at the…

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Empowering young women to become leaders and agents of peace

Young women are often subject to double marginalization – as women; and as young people. In many societies and families, they are the last to eat, to speak, to receive education. They do not have a voice, and only speak when spoken to. With little or no education or training, young women and girls are…

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Local voices in global spaces: influencing international norms and standards

GNWP, with support from UN Women, is leading an effort to ensure women’s civil society voices are reflected in the global policy debates around the Sustaining Peace agenda – both by adding their voices to the discussions about the agenda, and by ensuring that these global discussions are transformed into concrete and necessary actions at national and…

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Full cycle implementation of the Women and Peace and Security (WPS) resolutions

GNWP supports civil society, governments, development partners and other key stakeholders at national and local levels to effectively implement UNSCR 1325 and the supporting WPS resolutions. The first step of this “full cycle” support is the support to national stakeholders, including government and civil society. GNWP enhances civil society’s capacity to participation in 1325 National…

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