The event will explore how a comprehensive peacebuilding approach that includes global and local perspectives can address the root causes of violent extremism.
The event, held in partnership with the German Foreign Office and the Center for Feminist Foreign Policy, explored the added value and contributions of women peacebuilders and civil society organizations, the threats they face, as well as the effective strategies for states and other entities to support and protect this sector
ICAN and WASL partner with German Foreign Office and the Center for Feminist Foreign Policy to discuss protection needs and strategies for women peacebuilders.
The joint report by the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be launched in Cameroon on June 12th with an evening lecture: “The Invisible Women of Violent Extremism” hosted by the Commonwealth Secretariat in Douala, Cameroon. The report, Invisible Women: Gendered Dimensions of Return, Rehabilitation, and Reintegration from Violent Extremism, draws on the expertise of members of the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL)
ICAN and the Permanent Missions of Canada, the UK, Norway and South Africa to the UN at the Better Peace Symposium
ICAN in partnership with the Missions of Canada, the United Kingdom, Norway and South Africa to the United Nations will host a 2-day expert-level working group meeting (EGM) in New York, featuring several WASL partners.