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  1. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International: The Women PeaceMakers Program 2010

    The Women PeaceMakers Program offers an opportunity for women leaders who want to document, share and build upon thei

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 106
  2. Call for Participation: Publication on Assessing Women's Participation in Peacemaking, Peacekeeping, and Early Post-Conflict Peace-Building

    Global Action to Prevent War (GAPW), Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the NGO Working G

    Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 288
  3. BLOG: Another Year for MINURSO Doing Nothing In Western Sahara

    The Saharawi Women would like to express their disagreement and their concern on the recent UN Security Council&acute

    Monday, May 3, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 398
  4. MEDIA: UN Seeks to Increase Police Women at its Peacekeeping Mission

    More than 13,000 police officers from around the world are serving at UN peacekeeping and political missions.

    Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 400
  5. VIDEO: The Importance of Women's Leadership in Conflict Resolution

    At the Club of Madrid's 2008 conference on Global Leadership for Shared Societies, Ambassador Swanee Hunt, chair of t

    Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 506
  6. INTERACTIVE: Gender Training for Peacekeepers Map

    The UN-INSTRAW (as part of UN-WOMEN) Gender, Peace and Security programme is pleased to announce the launch of the ne

    Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 514
  7. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Peacebuilding & Development Institute in Sri Lanka, Professional Training Programmes; October – December 2010

    PDI-SL Professional Training Programmes; October – December 2010

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 551
  8. STATEMENT: The United States in UN Peacekeeping: Strengthening UN Peacekeeping and Conflict Prevention Efforts

    Increasing the effectiveness of UN peacekeeping is one of the highest priorities for the United States at the

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 606
  9. FACEBOOK: United Nations Police Division Female Global Effort

    Company Overview:

    Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 631
  10. RADIO: Group to Advise on Role of Women in Peace Making is Launched in Asia

    Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 651
  11. CAMPAIGN: Support Women as Peacebuilders

    Almost 10 years ago, on October 31, 2000, the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 1325, calling for wo

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 669
  12. AUDIO: On Patrol with Female Peacekeepers in Liberia

    Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, has pledged to have 10 per cent of women on every peacekeeping

    Monday, October 11, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 674
  13. BLOG: Peacekeepers Inspire Liberian Girls

    It is break time at the Victory Chapel School in Congo Town.

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 812
  14. ANALYSIS: The Saviour is Feminine: UN Peacekeeping Forces

    The number of Peacekeeping Operations (PKOs) around the world has increased by more than 400 per cent over the last 2

    Thursday, December 9, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 824
  15. INTERVIEW: Being at the Table: Interview with Carolyn McAskie

    Carolyn McAskie had a long and distinguished career with the United Nations, her positions including Assistant Secret

    Friday, December 31, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 844
  16. PROGRAM: UNOCI Runs Awareness-raising Session for Women in Nagnenefoun on Preserving Peaceful Post-Election Environment

    The United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), in collaboration with the Grenier International NGO, con

    Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 878
  17. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: International Conflict Research Institute Summer School

    *****FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE – 25th March, 2011*****

    Monday, January 31, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 948
  18. BLOG: End impunity for U.N. Peacekeepers Who Rape and Abuse

    Those who use rape as a weapon of war in volatile regions across the world must be punished, says the United Nations,

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 165
  19. ANALYSIS/PETITION: Next Steps to Protect

    On Monday, April 18, Citizens

    Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 175
  20. VIDEO: There is a Women's Spring Beginning

    A newly published study in the American Journal of Public Health estimates more than two million women have been rape

    Monday, June 6, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 279
  21. Call For Papers: Conflict Trends 'Nexus between Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding'

    The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is presently soliciting contributions for the

    Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 300
  22. Kofi Annan Centre Introduces MA in Gender and Security

    The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) is introducing a Master of Arts in Gender, Peace a

    Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 376
  23. REPORT LAUNCH AND DISCUSSION: Should the UN Be Using Private Military and Security Companies?

    Summary by Amanda Barrow

    Monday, July 16, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 430
  24. DOCUMENTARY: Side by Side: Women, Peace and Security

    A new documentary launched by UN Women, Side by Side: Women, Peace and Security, interviews activists, peacekeepers,

    Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 444
  25. STATEMENT: Security Council Extends UN Peacekeeping Force in Lebanon for Another Year

    The Security Council today extended the mandate of United Nations peacekeepers in southern Lebanon until 31 August 20

    Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 458
  26. APPEAL: UN-African Union Mission Calls for End to Hostilities in Darfur Town

    The head of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, known by the acronym UNAMID, has called

    Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 459
  27. BLOG: Day 3: A Small Piece Of War By Your Ear

    DR Congo has a bloody history of colonisation and slavery, and its current situation is characterised by extremely gr

    Monday, December 10, 2012 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 541
  28. BLOG: Expanding the Training of Female Peacekeepers

    In 2011, President Obama signed Executive Order 13595, which created the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Se

    Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 663
  29. TRAINING: Malian Armed and Security Forces Gear Up to Better Protect Women and Children in Conflict Situations

    “I didn't know that a soldier could or should play a role in protecting and helping the civilian population, es

    Monday, March 25, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 667
  30. CONFERENCE: Announcing Moving Beyond Militarism & War: Women-driven Solutions for a Nonviolent World

    We are very excited to invite you to join us online from May 28-30 for the Nobel Women's Initiative's fourth biennial

    Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 706
  31. STATEMENT: Lakshmi Puri's Remarks at TICAD V: "Women's Role in Sustainable Growth and Development, Peace and Security in Africa"

    “Women's role in sustainable growth and development, peace and security in Africa,” Remarks by Lakshmi Pu

    Sunday, June 2, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 711
  32. CONFERENCE/MEETING: Determined to Save Succeeding Generations from the Scourge of War

    On Thursday, June 6th, 2013, DPI/NGO Relations, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Switzerland at the Unite

    Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 720
  33. RESEARCH: Empowering The Forgotten Heroines of Peacebuilding – the Somali Women

    The role of women in peacebuilding has long been underestimated in Somaliland.

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 772
  34. CONFERENCE/MEETING: Use of Private Military and Security Companies by the United Nations

    As WILPF's March 2013

    Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 803
  35. STATEMENT: Speech of the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga, at the inauguration of the Kosovo Women Police Officers Association

    Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 840
  36. STATEMENTS: Joint Position on Draft Resolution "Assistance technique et renforcement des capacités en matière des droits de l ́homme en République Démocratique du Congo"

    Security Council Resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889, 2016

    Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 861
  37. INITIATIVE: At Geneva II Talks in January, It Is Not Enough to 'Add Women and Stir'

    The campaign to ensure women's equal participation at the peace talks on Syria in January has become more urgent, as

    Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 864
  38. STATEMENT: 10 Point Manifesto on Conflict and Post Conflict Issued by Arab Regional Network on Women, Peace & Security

    The Arab Regional Network on Women, Peace, and Security, which was launched in October 2013 and is composed of women

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 895
  39. The voice of South Sudan's women must be heard to give peace a chance

    I recently travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the summit of the African Union to talk about peace with South Sud

    Monday, February 23, 2015 - 15:00
    Initiatives91 216
  40. I Love the U.N., but It Is Failing

    This New York Times opinion piece by former United Nations assistant secretary general for field support, Anthony Ban

    Friday, March 18, 2016 - 00:00
    Initiatives93 825
  41. Activist in Residence Programme

    The Activist in Residence Programme is looking for applicants for a three month funded fellowship at the Centre for W

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 00:00
    Initiatives93 880

    In Lebanon, the UN Interim Force (UNFIL) has launched a new initiative to ensure a gender perspective is present in t

    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 21:30
    Initiatives96 438
  43. Tanenbaum's Peacemaker in Action Nominations

    This initiative by Tanenbaum calls for nominations for their Peacemaker in Action award.

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 00:00
    Initiatives98 278
  44. Is The UN Sending The Wrong People To Keep The Peace?

    This article is a four-part series that tries to investigate why some UN peacekeepers become predators.

    Friday, August 4, 2017 - 00:00
    Initiatives99 743
  45. How Much Does A UN Soldier Cost?

    This article looks at the costs behind countries contributing troops to UN peacekeeping missions. 

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 00:00
    Initiatives101 322