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.

GPPAC: Women Are Paramount to Peacebuilding

Although women have always been involved in peace and security, origins of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) framework can be traced back to the adoption of the landmark UN Security Council...

The Fragility of Peace in Ukraine and Beyond: From Reaction to Prevention

Written by: Kateryna Gryniuk - GPPAC Project Coordinator Youth Empowerment Kyrgyzstan Being Ukrainian these days can be compared to being on an emotional roller coaster. During the last 4,5 years...

From Notorious Fighter to “Peace Ambassador”

By Patrick Bwire – GPPAC Regional Liaison Officer – Eastern and Central Africa Center for Conflict Resolution (CECORE) Achia (middle) during a learning visit for "Kaabong peace ambassadors" in...

GPPAC in the Media

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

Alert 2013! Report on conflicts, human rights and peacebuilding

Alert 2013: an interesting report on conflicts, human rights and peacebuilding. This report by the School for a Culture of Peace, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona analyzes the state of the world...

Increase in North commercial sex

Published in Colombo Gazette. Visaka Dharmadasa from the Association of War Affected Women in Sri Lanka outlines the gendered impacts of conflict in the country, making the direct linkage between...

Book Review: Give Peace a Chance

Published by Building Peace (http://buildingpeaceforum.com/2013/09/book-review-give-peace-a-chance/) Book Review: Give Peace a Chance Darynell Rodriguez Torres, is the Program Manager for Policy...

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