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GNWP conducts community focused capacity building trainings and media awareness-raising campaign in Liberia

October 2012 By Helena Gronberg As we approach Gbarnga City in Bong County, the GNWP members I am traveling with tell me that we are entering the part of the country that used to be Charles Taylor’s stronghold. Although Liberia has been peaceful for over 10 years, and Charles Taylor is far away having been…

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Towards the Localization of Resolution 1325 in Colombia

By Eléonore Veillet Chowdhury   The plane is small, with exactly two propellers and two wings. It is flying us back to Bogotá from the city of Quibdó, where GNWP held its third Localization of the Resolution 1325 workshop in Colombia. The first workshop took place on September 17 and 18 in Cali, the biggest…

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Implementing Locally – Inspiring Globally: 1325 Localization in Nepal

By Helena Gronberg Training of Trainers – August 23-24, 2012; Kathmandu GNWP is back in Nepal for part two of its Localization and United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820 program, first instigated here in Nepal, in June 2011! GNWP’s Localization program brings together local authorities, such as provincial governors, mayors, district councilors, traditional…

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GNWP Completes indicator training in Freetown; June 13-15

By Helena Gronberg After three intense days packed with sessions on monitoring and the use of indicators, data collection and analysis, developing advocacy strategies, heated discussions and group work, GNWP on Friday concluded its first 2012 training on monitoring the implementation of UNSCR 1325. The training, which took place in Freetown June 13-15, was co-organized by the…

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Local Legislation and Capacity Building Workshop on UNSCR 1325 and 1820; June 19-21, 2012 at Paloma Guest House, Kenema, Sierra Leone

By Selamawit Tesfaye The Local Legislation and Capacity Building Workshop kicked off on June 19 in the Eastern district of Kenema in Sierra Leone. The workshop has the objective of enhancing women’s capacities to participate in discussions and decision-making on peace and security issues. The Deputy Mayor of Kenema City Council Madam Margaret Shiaka spoke at the…

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