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Women and Conflict Prevention

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.

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New Book

Civil Society, Peace and Power

This book provides insights about the expanding role of civil society in building sustainable peace. The focus is on multi-stakeholder, systems-based approaches to peacebuilding and human security that involves diverse civil society groups, government agencies, intergovernmental organisations, and security forces. 
 
 

Report

UN SRSG Report on Protecting Children Affected by Armed Violence in the Community

Protecting children from the impact of armed violence in the community is a priority concern for the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Violence against Children and is being pursued in cooperation with a wide range of partners  within  and beyond the United Nations.

The report provides an overview of the problem, case examples, and practical suggestions for solutions

 

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Organisation

Japan Center for Conflict Prevention

 

 

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. 

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Paper

Toward a new multilateralism

The multilateral development system has evolved over time and continues to
evolve. Initially, it was organised by a small group of like-minded countries with a
common vision and principles, and was designed to share the financial burden of
development cooperation and to implement programs of support in an effective
way. This paper briefly identifies some of the key characteristics of the emergence of a"new multilateralism." It offers a number of practical recommendations on how to get the best out of the multilateral development system in an increasingly complex environment. 

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Whole of Society Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding

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