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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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YOUth are Part of the Narrative! Young women and LGBT youth leaders in the Philippines mobilize to ensure youth voices in the elections, charter change and the Bangsamoro Organic Law

YOUth are Part of the Narrative! Young women and LGBT youth leaders in the Philippines mobilize to ensure youth voices in the elections, charter change and the Bangsamoro Organic Law April 1, 2019 by Mallika Iyer, Lynrose Genon, and Cynthe Zephanee Nietes   The Philippines is at a critical juncture with major political events unfolding…

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Local women’s participation is a necessary ingredient for the success of the implementation of the peace agreement in the Philippines

Local women’s participation is a necessary ingredient for the success of the implementation of the peace agreement in the Philippines March 27, 2019 by Mallika Iyer Edited by Mavic Cabrera-Balleza   The conflict with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) has been framed purely from a militaristic point of view,”…

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Fulfilling the promise of women’s rights instruments: Strengthening the synergies between CEDAW and Resolution 1325 for more effective implementation

Fulfilling the promise of women’s rights instruments: Strengthening the synergies between CEDAW and Resolution 1325 for more effective implementation Geneva, Switzerland – March 7, 2019 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos In order to achieve sustainable peace, women must be meaningfully included in conflict prevention, conflict resolution and peacebuilding. The Convention for the Elimination of all forms…

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“Women are our everything” – implementing UNSCR 1325 in Kherson, Ukraine

“Women are our everything” – implementing UNSCR 1325 in Kherson, Ukraine February 26, 2019 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos   Sharing the border with Crimea, as well as with Zaporizhia – one of the oblasts affected by the violence in Eastern Ukraine – Kherson, an oblast in southern Ukraine has faced multiple security challenges. These include…

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