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This community on the Peace Portal features stories from Gender Experts working on peace and conflict prevention. This includes stories on the roles women are playing all over the world to prevent conflict as well as the importance of including women in peacebuilding and conflict prevention. Stories also include why it is key for women to have access to education and the impact this has on peace and conflict prevention.
GPPAC and WFM-IGP are relaunching a new and improved version of the betterpeace.org website that covers the work of the UN's Peacebuilding Commission (PBC). Check out the website for an introduction to the work of the PBC on peacebuilding and conflict prevention in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, the Central African Republic and beyond and background information on the UN's peacebuilding architecture. This website is hosted and created through the Peace Portal.
Madrid City Council has launched a WORLD FORUM ON URBAN VIOLENCE AND EDUCATION FOR COEXISTENCE AND PEACE to focus and lay the foundations to work against urban violence. A Forum allowing to outline the different types of urban violence and discuss channels and ways to prevent, tackle and, if possible, eradicate it. It is a Forum to spread thoughts and practices that allow us to transform the cultures of violence into cultures of peace. The Forum will take place in Madrid 19-21 April 2017.
Japan Center for Conflict Prevention is an international NGO with its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. Through thier field offices in Africa and the Middle East, they run a wide variety of projects, ranging from community safety, research and training in peace and security, prevention of and response to gender based violence, to youth de-radicalization with strong focus on capacity-building.
Join the Peace Boat this Summer! The Summer Program focuses on "Peace Education and the Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America." Participants joining this summer program will learn about meaningful development experiences and efforts in the Latin American region to maintain peace, traveling to Panama, Nicaragua and El Salvador.
The project "Whole of Society Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding", or WOSCAP aims at enhancing the capabilities of the EU for implementing conflict prevention and peacebuilding interventions through sustainable, comprehensive and innovative civilian means. You can visit the project website at www.woscap.eu