It's time to re-set the peace table

International Peace Institute
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 19:00
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
General Women, Peace and Security
Conflict Prevention
Peace Processes
Reconstruction and Peacebuilding
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The International Peace Institute has launched a project aimed at enhancing the participation of women in peace processes at all levels: "From the dinner table to the boardroom table, women’s participation in decision-making is increasing in societies around the world. But the peace table still lags behind, despite many international commitments requiring women’s equal representation. Women are recognized for building peace in their communities, but only 9% of delegates in formal peace processes are women and 2% of high-level mediators are women. The quality of peace may be suffering as a result"

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It’s time to re-set the peace table