Updates from the UN

Updates on current developments, discussions and events related to peacebuilding and conflict prevention in and around the UN in New York. GPPAC's UN Liaison Officer reports on relevant news from the UN policy arena and analyzes how developments at the Headquarter impact local civil society actors and their inclusion in UN's peace and security activities.You can read the blog here.

News

All the latest events and activities from our network are published on this page.

Democratic Backsliding: Should the Peacebuilding Community be Concerned?

By Mallika Joseph, GPPAC Policy Advisor Studies indicate that there has been democratic backsliding in recent years in as many as 25 countries, including the United States. The reasoning is that...

Time to End the Forgotten War, Time to Sustain Civil Society Dialogue Initiatives in the Korean Peninsula

By Darynell Rodriguez Torres, GPPAC Executive Director Exactly a year ago, I had the opportunity to visit the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for the first time. The political climate...

Children with Cameras in Hands Leading Kyrgyzstan toward a Peaceful Future

The GPPAC project "Cameras in Hand: transformation and empowerment of Kyrgyzstani girls and boys" started in February 2018 in 4 regions of Kyrgyzstan. This project is unique due to the innovative...

GPPAC in the Media

All the latest news about and from GPPAC published in the Media are linked here.

TRT World Interviewed Executive Director GPPAC on Colombian Peace Process

On 21 June, TRT World interviewed the Executive Director of GPPAC, Darynell Rodriguez Torres, on the peace process in Colombia. Watch the full interview here.

Protecting Mali’s Peace. On The Role of Civil Society in Mali

In this article of the Global Observatory, GPPAC's UN Liaison Officer Minna Hojland writes about the role of civil society for peace in Mali.

Now time for Indonesia to build peace on Korean Peninsula

In this article Peter van Tuijl (senior adviser of Kemitraan and former Executive Director of GPPAC) states five reasons why Indonesia should consider developing a new diplomatic initiative to...

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