Podcasts

Episode 24: Elimination of Gender-Based Violence

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders welcomes its 4th Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow, Heela Yoon! On the International Day for the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence, GNWP interns sat down with Heela of Afghanistan to discuss her journey on advancing the rights of young women. Tune in to hear more about Heela’s work & how young…

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Episode 23: Peace Day 2019

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders wishes you a happy International Day of Peace 2019! Today is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace within and among all nations and peoples. The theme of this year’s Day of Peace is “Climate Action for Peace.” To celebrate, we have a special GNWP Talks 1325 podcast with…

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Episode 22: Youth Day 2019

GNWP wishes everyone a Happy International Youth Day! In this celebratory episode of GNWP Talks, Shivi Thakur and Eliza Beckerman-Lee, two Global Network of Women Peacebuilders interns, sit down with Sophia Garcia, Bianca Pabotoy, and Lynrose Jane Genon, three long-time members and ambassadors for GNWP’s Young Women for Peace and Leadership program to talk about…

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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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Episode 20: Peace Exchange Participants

In this episode, Shalini Medepalli, a Research and Advocacy Intern, talks to Tea Jaliashvili (from Georgia) and Maria Dmytrieva (from Ukraine) about their role as Peace Exchange Participants, the importance of Localization and what next steps need to be taken to successfully implement UNSCR 1325. The podcast takes place in Moldova, so the importance of…

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Episode 19: Cora Weiss

  In this interview podcast, Cora speaks to Research and Advocacy interns Shalini Medepalli and Naima Kane about some of the highlights of her involvement in the global peace movement –the Vietnam War protests and banning of nuclear testing as well as international solidarity work such as the African-American Students Foundation. She also speaks about…

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Episode 18: Young Women for Peace and Leadership are the Leaders of Today

Young Women for Peace and Leadership (formerly the Girl Ambassadors for Peace) discuss youth leadership.     Please find below the transcript for Rhoda’s interview Can you tell me a little bit about yourself? Hello, I am Rhoda Mae Kasil from the Philippines,  a member of the Girl+ Ambassador for Peace, I am 24 years…

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Episode 17: International Youth Day 2017

Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow discusses International Youth Day with other GNWP members.

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Episode 16: NAP Costing and Budgeting in Nepal

Discussions of the National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 Costing and Budgeting workshops in Nepal.

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Episode 15: Cora Weiss Fellowship

GNWP members discuss the Cora Weiss Fellowship for Young Peacebuilders and how it encourages the development of young peacebuilders that share the same goals as Cora Weiss.

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Episode 14: Canadian Students Talk CSW61

Girl Ambassadors for Peace Program Coordinator, Katrina Leclerc, interviews students from the University of St. Boniface and the University of Winnipeg in Canada about their experiences during the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61).

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Episode 13: 16th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325

Intern Mati Maravanyika sat with Patience Ikpeh and Kelly Yzique to discuss the 16th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325 October 2016 events.

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Episode 12: Reflections on 2016

Communications and Advocacy intern Mati Maravanyika sat down with the GNWP Team to reflect on 2016.

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Episode 11: Global Acceleration Instrument

Members of the International Coordinating Team talk to GNWP’s CEO Mavic Cabrera-Balleza, explains the importance of the Global Acceleration Instrument.

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Episode 10: Localization in Kenya

Members of the International Coordinating Team, Lori Perkovich, Grace Felten and Lauren Von Eckartsberg, discuss Localization of UNSCR 1325 in Kenya.

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Episode 9: Localization in Sierra Leone

Members of the International Coordinating Team, Lauren Von Eckartsberg and Erin Quinn, discuss GNWP’s recent Localization of UNSCR 1325 in Sierra Leone.

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Episode 8: Localization of UNSCR 1325 in Liberia

Erin Quinn discusses the recent follow up Localization of UNSCR 1325 in Liberia.

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Episode 7: The Role of Media for Goal 16 & the Sustainable Development Goals

GNWP reflects on the UN Commission on the Status of Women’s event on the role of the media in attaining the Sustainable Development Goal 16 and the overall Agenda 2030.

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Episode 6: Canadian Students Talk CSW & Events

The University of Winnipeg Global College students who participated in the UN Commission of the Status of Women 60th session discuss their feedback from the events. Students also discuss GNWP’s involvement and why the event is important to them.

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Episode 5: Girl Ambassadors for Peace

A discussion about GNWP’s Girl Ambassadors for Peace program, and its start in the DRC and South Sudan.

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Episode 4: Localization of UNSCR 1325

A brief discussion of the Localization program and how it works to bridge the gap between policy discussions, implementation and action on the ground on Women, Peace and Security issues.

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Episode 3: GNWP in Ethiopia & Colombia

GNWP members discuss travelling to Colombia and the signing of the Peace Agreement there. Members also talk about their trip to attend summits in Ethiopia and what GNWP learned.

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Episode 2: Reflections 2015

In the second episode of GNWP Talks 1325, the GNWP International Coordinating Team looks back the year 2015 in terms of core projects, milestones achieved and lessons learned. Check it out!!

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Episode 1: “Tweet for Peace” Tweet-a-thon

The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) launches its first Podcast about its first ever Tweet-a-thon called “Tweet for Peace”. GNWP is calling on all women peace activists and human rights defenders, policy makers, practitioners, media and other stakeholders to answer the question: “What does 1325 mean to you?” The consistent use of the hashtags:…

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