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Friday, April 12, 2019
Colombia : In spite of the conflict & continued violence, disappearances, femicide, women weave the social fabric of communities for leadership, resilience, peace
In Colombia’s southern province of Putumayo, a group of women is stitching together social fabric despite an alarming number of ongoing threats and acts of violence against them. Fifteen days before her wedding in 1990, Sandra* was kidnapped and...
Monday, June 06, 2016
Combating Terrorism, Regional Conflicts, and Migration Challenges in the Middle East and Africa
The Women’s Foreign Policy Group will host on June 20th an event around the theme “Celebrating Women Leaders benefit luncheon on Combating Terrorism, Regional Conflicts, and Migration Challenges in the Middle East and Africa”. This year, the event...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Conference Report 2011 | Women Forging a New Security: Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict
In May, 2011 over one hundred remarkable women from around the world met in Montebello, Canada to develop strategies to stop the use of rape as a weapon in conflict situations.  The discussions were rich, the stories shared were intense, and the...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
COIN, resilience, and a new approach to conflict: Interview with Victoria Fontan
Victoria Fontan is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the UN University for Peace in Costa Rica and author of “Decolonizing Peace” (2012) and “Voices from Post-Saddam Iraq” (2008). She is now undertaking her third PhD in the Department of...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Courage Under Fire: The Role of Women in Conflicts, Transitions and Security
The 8th Annual Harvard Women’s Law Association Conference Courage Under Fire: The Role of Women in Conflicts, Transitions and Security Friday, February 7, 2014  Harvard Law School ———— Register here! ———— For more information, visit
Friday, November 22, 2013
CEDAW General recommendation No. 30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations
1. The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women decided at its forty-seventh session, in 2010, pursuant to article 21 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, to adopt a general...
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Constitution building after conflict: External support to a sovereign process
This policy paper aims to contribute to an ongoing discussion of constitution building in two ways. The first is to expand this discussion beyond expert groups in order to include the views of practitioners, given that constitution building is a...
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Colloquium 2011 "Across Conflict Lines: Women Mediating for Peace"
Distinct from negotiators who advocate on behalf of a specific group, mediators don’t represent parties to a conflict. Track One mediators convene, structure, and organize negotiations, intervening when necessary to move the process forward. Track...
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills and Organizational Management
This report documents a workshop organized to train Iraqi women leaders in managing NGOs, strengthening communications skills, and participating in conflict-resolution processes.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007
Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills And Organisational Management
Location: Istanbul, TurkeyUNFPA-sponsored 5-day Capacity Building Workshop Facilitators: Lesley Abdela (, Fotini Sianou, Eleni KyrouWelcome Address by Sahir Abdul Hadi, UNFPA Representative highlights UNFPA’s role in...
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Conflict Trends, on Women, Peace and Security (Issue 3/2003)
This issue of "Conflict Trends, on Women, Peace and Security" contains several articles that seek to stimulate debate regarding the positive contributions that women make on peace and security issues in Africa. The authors address two main issues...
Monday, February 12, 2007
Conflict and a Gendered Parliamentary Response
This article advances the argument that parliaments confronting situations of crisis and recovery benefit from integrating a gender perspective into their core functions. It argues that women and men are differently affected by conflict, and that a...