Post-conflict and Transitional Participation

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Don’t negotiate women in Pakistan
While we women welcome the initiative of talks taken by the government and stand in full solidarity with them, we would like to clearly state that women will not be a negotiating chip this time. We have dealt with the Taliban for over a decade and...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Drude Dahlerup
Speaking on exchanges between Scandinavian students and students from the Arab States and regime changes as opportunities for gender equality during the International Conference for Women in Parliament, Algeria, in December, 2013
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
DPKO/DFS-DPA Joint Guidelines on Enhancing the Role of Women in Post-Conflict Electoral Processes
"Conflict affects women and men differently. In post-conflict contexts, numerous political, socio-economic, ideological and psychological obstacles prevent women from participating fully in political life and in electoral processes." The objective...
Monday, August 12, 2013
Democratic Republic of the Congo's women hold key to lasting peace
Not a week goes by without reports of fresh fighting in the eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Violence and destruction have ravaged the Great Lakes region of Africa for two decades, claiming more than 5 million lives. Yet...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Denmark: Helle Thorning-Schmidt is Denmark's first woman PM
Denmark has elected its first female prime minister, ousting the right-wing government from power after 10 years of pro-market reforms and ever-stricter controls on immigration. Near-complete official results showed a left-leaning bloc led...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Drafting and Adopting National Action Plans for the Implementation of Resolution 1325 in the Countries of Southeast Europe
In the lead up to this year’s ten year anniversary in October of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) there has been a global push to increase the number of National Action Plans on implementation. In our region of Southeast Europe NAPs are...
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Democracy At The Local Level
This handbook provides practical suggestions for designing systems of local governance through decentralization, autonomy, and building linkages across international borders. It also provides details on policies for managing culturally diverse...
Friday, February 29, 2008
Defence Reform and Gender
This tool aims to introduce political and implementation actors to the need for a gender perspective in the conduct of defence reform activities.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Development, Women and War: Feminist Perspectives
In these series of articles policy makers, practitioners, and academics discuss long-running conflicts around the world and highlight women's experiences and potential to contribute both to war and peace.
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Democracy and United Nations Peace-Building at the Local Level: Lessons Learned
This report explores the linkages between local democracy and peace-building in determined contexts. It highlights some conclusions on the issue within United Nations peace-building efforts.
Friday, November 16, 2007
Democracy & Political Participation in the Context of UNR 1325
This opinion piece describes UN Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and the role of women in conflict zones. It also discusses challenges faced by women running for elections in post-conflict countries.