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We are all a piece of peace: Young women leaders call for greater inclusivity for sustainable peace

We are all a piece of peace: Young women leaders call for greater inclusivity for sustainable peace October 30, 2018 by Alexandria Kazmerik* Edited by Katrina Leclerc and Mavic Cabrera-Balleza On October 26, 2018, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) launched the new name of the Girl Ambassadors for Peace program: Young Women for...

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Leadership from the ground up – Executive Summary of the Report on Women Civil Society’s Perspectives on Sustaining Peace

Leadership from the ground up – Women Civil Society’s Perspectives on Sustaining Peace Download the Executive Summary here For any questions about GNWP’s work on Sustaining Peace, please contact agnieszka@gnwp.org Executive Summary Following the review of the UN peacebuilding architecture in 2015, in 2016, the UN General Assembly and Security Council adopted twin resolutions (UNSC...

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After 50 Years of Conflict: Colombian Journalists Discuss Their Roles in Building a Peaceful Society

After 50 Years of Conflict: Colombian Journalists Discuss Their Roles in Building a Peaceful Society October 9, 2018 by Kelly Yzique Zea* Bogota, Colombia   “Colombian media need to stop portraying women as victims of war but instead as survivors and peacebuilders.” This was the  the resounding message among the participants who attended a workshop on the media and...

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Empowering Young Women to Become Leaders and Agents of Peace

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 an education. They do not have a voice, and only speak when spoken to. With...

Award Highlight : Livia Foundation Award

The prizes are awarded spirited individuals, who pioneers new processes in conflicts and approach those peacefully and creatively. GNWP received the Livia Foundation Award in 2016.