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Girl Ambassadors for Peace Program Commences in Torit, South Sudan

 In May 2015, GNWP replicated its Girl Ambassadors for Peace program in Torit, South Sudan, a program piloted in Eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A group of 30 girls and young women participated in the two-day workshop with the hope of continuing their education, through literacy training, and also by increasing…

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Highlights from Meetings During the 14th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325 in New York, NY

Women Redefining the Terms of Peace Negotiations: shared experiences and next steps towards just and sustainable peace in Colombia and South Sudan; Negotiating a Better Peace Meeting   November 28, 2014, New York, USA –Mr. Geir O. Pedersen, Ambassador of Norway, moderated the Women Redefining the Terms of Peace Negotiations meeting at the United Nations on Friday,…

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Localizing UNSCR 1325 in Liberia

January 2014 by Cerue Konah Garlo and Helena Gronberg With financial support from the Folke Bernadotte Academy of Sweden through The Global Network for Women Peacebuilder (GNWP) a team of ten women set out to test the power of UNSCR 1325 in two counties/provinces (Bong and Grand Bassa) in Liberia. Using a model referred to…

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GNWP and its members and partners launch the UNSCR 1325 and 1820 NAP Localization Guidelines in Nepal

By Helena Gronberg On May 7, 2013 at a ceremony in Kathmandu, the Global Network of Peacebuilders and its Nepali members 1 and partners launched the UNSCR 1325 and 1820 Nepal NAP Localization Guideline. The ceremony, which gathered some 100 participants from six districts, as well as government partners, the donor community and UN agencies, was a much…

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Japan develops its National Action Plan on Resolution 1325

By Mavic Cabrera Balleza Around 80 representatives from Japanese government agencies, such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, civil society organizations and academe took part in a seminar on the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security held at Josai International University in Tokyo on April 20, 2013. Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio…

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