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GNWP welcomes young woman from South Sudan as 2018-2019 new Cora Weiss for Peacebuilding Fellow

GNWP welcomes young woman from South Sudan as 2018-2019 new Cora Weiss for Peacebuilding Fellow November 23, 2018 by Mallika Iyer Edited by Katrina Leclerc The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) is proud to introduce Nyuon Susan Sebit, the third recipient of the Cora Weiss Fellowship for Young Women Peacebuilders. The Cora Weiss Fellowship…

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Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security: 2018 Side Events

Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security – October 2018 Side Events Global Network of Women Peacebuilders’ List of Events     Wednesday, October 24, 10 am – 12 pm, “Leadership from the ground up: Local women’s perspectives on Sustaining Peace” Organized by Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), UN Women, Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), and…

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Strengthening synergies between CEDAW and Women, Peace and Security Resolutions

20 September, 2018 The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Resolutions, together with other human rights treaties and International Humanitarian Law, provide a comprehensive framework for the protection and promotion of women’s rights, including in armed conflict. Yet, while the expansion of…

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Happy International Youth Day from the Girl Ambassadors for Peace!

      On behalf of our Girl Ambassadors for Peace (GA4P) in Indonesia, Philippines and the Democratic Republic of Congo, we wish you a happy International Youth Day! GNWP and its partners are proud to support young women in peacebuilding!   For more info on the GA4P, please see: gnwp.org/program/girl-ambassadors-for-peace/   De la part de…

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18 years on, have we fulfilled the promise of Resolution 1325? – An interview podcast with Cora Weiss, one of the drafters of Resolution 1325

18 years on, have we fulfilled the promise of Resolution 1325? – An interview podcast with Cora Weiss, one of the drafters of Resolution 1325 July 25, 2018 by Naima Kane and Shalini Medepalli* The UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) is one of the most groundbreaking international laws…

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