Partner Updates

Empowerment Series for young parliamentarians: Briefing on youth, peace and security (IPU logo)
November 23, 2022
Empowerment Series for young parliamentarians: Briefing on youth, peace and security
The United Nations Security Council resolution 2250 (2015) on Youth, Peace, and Security unanimously adopted in December 2015 was the first to recognize the essential role young people play in promoting and maintaining peace and security. Building on these resolutions the IPU works with young...
Push forward: 10 ways to end violence against women (UNW logo)
November 22, 2022
Push forward: 10 ways to end violence against women
Violence against women and girls remains the most pervasive human rights violation in the world, affecting more than 1 in 3 women—a figure that has remained largely unchanged over the last decade. Global emergencies, crises and conflict have further intensified violence against women and girls and...
Moving towards the Gender Equality Index Bosnia and Herzegovina 2022 (Picture: UN Women)
November 22, 2022
Moving towards the Gender Equality Index Bosnia and Herzegovina 2022
The Gender Equality Index developed by the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) in 2013, is recognised in the European Union as an important tool for analysing the state of gender equality in a society as well as comparing current trends and the current situation at the European Union (EU...
During the week-long training in Kigali, the fellows unpacked all facets of being a young, African female leader (UNDP Picture)
November 21, 2022
Learning to lead: what does it mean to be a young, African, female leader?
Insights from the second cohort of African Young Women Leaders (AfYWL) fellows during a leadership training that took place in Kigali, Rwanda, from 17 to 21 October 2022. A leader is visionary, selfless and committed to transformation. She is compassionate, resilient, and proud to be a nurturer. A...
International IDEA
November 17, 2022
Video: Promoting the role of youth in political and democratic spaces
Participants of the fourth Women Constitution-Makers Dialogue, held in October 2022.
November 17, 2022
Building Women’s Expertise and Comparative Knowledge of Decentralization Processes: Fourth Annual Women Constitution-Makers’ Dialogue
TRANSFORMING CONSTITUTION-BUILDING In a global context of democratic backsliding and growing intrastate and interstate conflicts, the imperative of women’s full and equal participation in constitution-building and peace processes is more urgent than ever. Yet in practice, women’s representation at...
Participants of National Forum on Women in Politics activities
November 17, 2022
Women representation in 2022 Fijian Elections
The 2022 Fiji general election, for 55 seats in the Parliament, will take place on 14 December 2022. So far 316 provisional candidates have been named from 8 of the 9 political parties of which 55 are women—17 per cent of the total number. The figure is likely to increase with more provisional...
Promoting the role of youth in political and democratic spaces (International IDEA)
November 11, 2022
Promoting the role of youth in political and democratic spaces
The first Summit for Democracy, held in December 2021, brought together leaders from government, civil society, and the private sector to set out an affirmative agenda for democratic renewal. Between the first and second Summit, the ‘Year of Action’ is an opportunity for governments to begin to...
The 10-Point Action Agenda: Advancing gender equality in crisis settings (10PAA) - UNDP
November 11, 2022
The 10-Point Action Agenda: Advancing gender equality in crisis settings (10PAA)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has developed a 10-Point Action Agenda for Advancing Gender Equality in Crisis Settings (10PAA), a roadmap to guide its development programming towards results that will help transform and advance gender equality in crisis contexts and achieve the...

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