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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.
Blue Banner is a Mongolian non-governmental organization established in 2005 to promote nuclear non-proliferation and Mongolia's initiative to turn the country into a nuclear-weapon-free zone (NWFZ).
Over the past 16 years, the United States of America and its allies have spent tremendous amount of resources both in blood and treasure to stabilize and rebuild Afghanistan. Both of the past two administrations including the Trump one have not historically understood Afghanistan and the region around it. All of these administrations were either too confident or optimistic, expecting a quick fix for and an early exit from Afghanistan. While no fix has proven to be effective, Afghanistan continuous to be America's endless and most expensive war.
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