peacebuilding Tag

02/08/2021 - Maelle Salzinger - Mali’s past efforts to implement the Women, Peace and Security Agenda have been criticized for their lack of implementation and failure to reach women in remote communities, but a new National Action Plan provides the opportunity for more inclusion. ...

26/07/2021 - Vicky Kapogianni - European peacebuilding is a complex ongoing exercise to prevent conflict and promote a multi-nodal development as a vehicle for achieving sustainable peace. The EU Global Strategy aims to improve previous mechanisms, set up new instruments and strengthen its synergy with Members and partners via a joined-up approach and legally...

05/07/2021 - Victor Lachenait - In Central Asia, the prevention of acts of violent extremism is gradually incorporating long-term development strategies, including youth ownership as a core element. Fostering the mutual integration of Prevention of Violent Extremism work and of the Youth, Peace and Security agenda, young people’s agency at the community-level is being acknowledged...

7/06/2021 - Natalia Urzola and Maria Paula Gomez - Colombia is facing two challenges: a peacebuilding process after over 50 years of armed conflict, and the devastating climate change effects. Deforestation acts as a cause and intensifier to both crises; however, the Government has failed to sufficiently address it. Meaningful participation from relevant stakeholders...

16/02/2021 - Celina Del Felice - During the inauguration of US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on 20 January, the first-ever American youth poet laureate, Amanda Gorman read an inspiring poem....