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12th of January

GPPAC Alert: Bolivia

In this second GPPAC Alert, Theo Roncken of Acción Andina and GPPAC analyse the features of social conflict during the ‘Evo years' (2006-2016) – including the motivations, actors and opportunities for transformation that they represent.  The Bolivia Alert explores the historical context and socio-economic and political developments that frame the current situation from the perspective of state-society interactions in Bolivia.

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11th of January

UN Blog: New UN Secretary General outlines his strategy for sustaining peace: Prevention is in everyone’s interest

In his first public speech to the Security Council, the new Secretary General of the UN Antonio Guterres outlined his strategy in the area of peace and security. The occasion was an open debate arranged by Sweden, a new member of the council and a strong proponent of the conflict prevention agenda at the UN. Mr. Guterres cemented the suggestion he also ran his campaign on; that prevention conflict and sustaining peace must be at the center of all of the UN's activities.

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22th of December

UN Blog: Can the incoming UN Secretary-General deliver gender equality?

Just days from taking over from Mr. Ban Ki-moon on January 1st, the incoming UN Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Guterres is putting together his team of senior UN staff. This week, he appointed Mrs. Amina Mohammed, Nigeria's current environment minister, as Assistant Secretary-General.

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24th of November

16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

GPPAC is participating in the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign with theme "From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All." For the Campaign, our members in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ghana, and Uganda are organising various events to raise awareness of this issue. We will also organise a Twitter Teach-in to showcase how education and conflict prevention can strengthen each other.

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