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In this section, the PeaceWomen Project aims to highlight news and events related to women, peace and security taking place on a local, national, regional and international levels.

The News Library and Events Calendar can be navigated by themes, country/region, date and/or keyword. Within the News Library and Events Calendar sections, there is the option to submit your own news items and upcoming events. Please remember that news and events must be relevant to women, peace and security.

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  • September 19, 2014
    "Things that Make for Peace" - an International Day of Peace Symposium The event is dedicated to the discussion of the linkages and intersections between peace and various aspects of sustainable development, such as health, food and water.
  • September 12, 2014
    People's General Assembly This September at the UN General Assembly in New York, governments and leaders will meet again to set the next global development agenda. People, especially the poor, seldom have representation in these forums. Instead, these are often dominated by the most powerful interest groups like rich nations and their corporations.
  • September 10, 2014
    Does Gender Matter? A conversation between Senior Leaders To mark the occasion of the launch of the DPKO/DFS Gender Strategy, the Permanent Mission of Finland and the Department of Peacekeeping Operations/ Department of Field Support hosted a discussion titled: Does Gender Matter? A conversation between Senior Leaders

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