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Staff Accountant (remote)

Staff Accountant (remote)

The ICAN team seek a Staff Accountant to work remotely, part-time to provide support to ICAN’s Finance Director. Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@icanpeacework.org.

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Outcome Document from the Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues Series on Innovative Solutions for Feminist Financing for Peacebuilding

Outcome Document from the Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues Series on Innovative Solutions for Feminist Financing for Peacebuilding

The lack of quality financing for peacebuilding is a major challenge to sustainable peace. Quality financing is adequate, flexible, predictable, and sustainable financial mechanisms for local women peacebuilders who are the first responders to crises and best positioned to advance sustainable peace in their communities. This outcome document from the multi-stakeholder dialogues series on innovative solutions for feminist financing for peacebuilding outlines five key priorities moving forward.

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ICAN’s Annual Report 2021

ICAN’s Annual Report 2021

ICAN is pleased to announce the release of our 2021 Annual Report. Find out about our mission, approach, work and reflections on a challenging year, including our response to the crisis in Afghanistan and developments in the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL).

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ICAN Welcomes New Member of the Board of Directors, André Mundal

ICAN Welcomes New Member of the Board of Directors, André Mundal

It is with immense pleasure that the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) Board of Directors and staff welcome André Mundal in joining the Board of Trustees. At a time of increasing complexity and insecurity globally, where the work of ICAN and its partners – women peacebuilders around the world in the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL) – is even more urgent and necessary, André’s contributions and experiences will be immensely valuable.

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Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Where Do We Go From Here? Reflections on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

In response to the UK’s plan to host an international conference on the ten-year anniversary of their preventing sexual violence in conflict initiative (PVSI), members of the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL) shared their reflections during our weekly community check-in call. Despite mention of conflict related and other sexual violence (CRSV) in 8 security council resolutions since 2008, there remains substantial gap in implementation with the Secretary General’s reports indicating low levels of compliance by conflict parties.

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Race, Power and Peacebuilding

Race, Power and Peacebuilding

Race, Power and Peacebuilding aims to explore and to understand how racism manifests itself in the peacebuilding sector. This report has been produced by Peace Direct in collaboration with the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) and United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY).

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Upcoming High-Level Hybrid Roundtable: Innovative Solutions for Feminist Financing for Peacebuilding

Upcoming High-Level Hybrid Roundtable: Innovative Solutions for Feminist Financing for Peacebuilding

ICAN together with GPPAC, GNWP, Kvinna till Kvinna, Permanent Missions of Bangladesh, Ireland and Sweden to the United Nations, UN Women, WILPF and WPS-HA Compact cordially invite you to a high-level hybrid roundtable on Innovative Solutions for Feminist Financing for Peacebuilding, to take place on 26 April 2022 at 1:15-2:45pm EDT as part of discussions surrounding the High-Level Meeting on Financing for Peacebuilding.

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