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Remarks by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous, at the UN Security Council briefing on the maintenance of peace and security of Ukraine.
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The International Conference “NEVER MORE URGENT: Investing in Women’s Leadership in Politics and Peacebuilding,” organized by the Regional Women’s Lobby in Southeast Europe (RWLSEE) and UN Women, with the support of the Government of Sweden, took place on 8 December in Thessaloniki. The conference marks the 21st anniversary of United Nations resolution 1325 and is dedicated to promoting the Generation Equality Compact on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Affairs (WPS-HA).
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Civil society representatives from the Balkans, South Caucasus and Central Asia called for a permanent coalition or network of women civil society organizations (CSOs) in the region to convene on a regular basis to consult on building sustainable peace in the region.
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Ketevan Chumbadze, Deputy Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia (MFA), is a member of the Georgian delegation to the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and is engaged in the security working group.
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Davbekova Ashyrgul, 49, is the leader of a self-help group in a village on the disputed Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border. Her group promotes participation of women in community development and peace-building processes.
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(Skopje, 28 November 2019) – Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing+25), the Regional Women’s Lobby in Southeast Europe (RWLSEE) and UN Women held an International Conference in Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia, as part of a Swedish Government supported initiative aimed at supporting peace-building efforts in Kosovo and the entire Western Balkans region.
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The Be my Face exhibition, portraying stories of conflict-related sexual violence survivors, kicked off the Festival. Held in the Hotel Grand, Pristina, it was the site 20 years ago of numerous conflict-related sexual violence crimes.
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In a regional conference on women’s participation in peace and European integration, women politicians, parliamentarians and civil society from countries in region, and UN Women representatives called for a greater role of women in peace processes and European integration in the region of Western Balkans.
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Partesh and Klokot, Kosovo [1] - Members of the Regional Women’s Lobby for Peace, Security and Justice in South Eastern Europe (RWLSEE) took part in a two-day international conference on how women at the local level can play a greater role in peace-building. Participants from seven countries of the region explored ways to promote women, peace and security, with a focus on multi-ethnic municipalities of Partesh and Klokot in southeastern Kosovo. They analysed common challenges and ways...
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When I finished high school, I wanted to go to law school, but my father told me that practicing law was not for women. This is how I entered the faculty of political and social studies. Actually, I was thinking about being a soldier at that time, which is why I contacted the recruitment commission of the Ministry of Defence several times during my studies at the university. I became interested in their educational process and wanted to enrol when they opened an opportunity to individuals with...
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Remarks by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Opening Session of the Workshop on the Rights of Internally Displaced Women and Women Affected by Conflict in Recovery and Peacebuilding in Kyiv, Ukraine
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In 2016, 28 women were successfully trained to participate in and collaborate on various cross-border issues, including disputes over shared natural resources.
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Governments should ensure refugee women’s participation in decisions that affect them, say participants at UN Women-Oxfam “Women on the Move” workshop.
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Civil society representatives from Europe and Central Asia say more measures are needed for more women to have leadership roles in peace negotiations and in the security sector.
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Low numbers of women in senior security positions in peace negotiations a major concern, according to experts at a UN Women-OSCE meeting.
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With support from UN Women, women leaders in the Balkans are putting gender issues at the centre of politics and fueling women’s empowerment in order to bring peace and stability to the region.
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Through summer schools and special youth workshops, students and teachers across Kyrgyzstan are learning how to empower girls and become young gender activists in their own schools and communities.
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In the course of a bilateral meeting with the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Peace building Support Judy Cheng-Hopkins H.E. President of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva has expressed her gratitude to UN Women and other UN agencies for timely assistance in reconstruction of the Southern region of the country, which became flash point of interethnic conflicts June last year.
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The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Central Asia and the head of the UN Centre for Preventive Diplomacy Miroslav Jenča has discussed women’s peacemaking and peacebuilding efforts in Kyrgyzstan with the representatives of Women’s Peace Network in the course of his visit to Osh.