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Podcast GNWP Talks Episode 21: We Should All Be Feminists

In this episode, Shivi Thakur and Hidehiko Yamashita, two Global Network of Women Peacebuilders interns, have an interesting discussion with Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdury, former President of the Security Council and an inspirational champion for sustainable peace and gender equality. A fervent believer in the power of civil society, Ambassador Chowdhury gives some advice on…

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National Consultation pour the effective implementation of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security in Chad

PRESS RELEASE National Consultation pour the effective implementation of UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security in Chad FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE N’djamena, June 17th 2019 – Without the full and effective participation of women, there can never be sustainable peace and development. On June 17, 2019, key actors of peace and security policy in Chad…

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Why must Indonesia’s Youth Vote?

May 22, 2019 by Nur Aisyah Maullidah, Girl Ambassador for Peace – Jakarta   In Indonesia, seventeen percent of children live with nutritional problems, while approximately thirty-one thousand high school teens drop out of school every year because of economic barriers. Furthermore, over one hundred thousand children are child laborers. As a result, poverty, economic…

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Indonesia’s Girl Ambassadors for Peace empower their communities as they empower themselves

Indonesia’s Girl Ambassadors for Peace empower their communities as they empower themselves May 1, 2019 by Mallika Iyer   “We want our cities to be known for their natural beauty, prosperity and peacefulness — not for the recruitment of violent extremists,” was the resounding message from the members of the Girl Ambassadors for Peace (GA4P) in Poso,…

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“Our conflicts are not frozen!” – civil society, national and local authorities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine discuss conflict prevention and Localization of UNSCR 1325

“Our conflicts are not frozen!” – civil society, national and local authorities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine discuss conflict prevention and Localization of UNSCR 1325 April 8, 2019 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos   Conflicts in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus are often described as “frozen.” However, many of the conflicts in the region…

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