Tracing Leadership Journeys of Alumnae of the Peace Centre’s Leadership Institute

The Women’s International Peace Centre runs its Feminist Leadership Institute targeting and training women and young women leaders from armed and post conflict settings as agents of social and political change. The Feminist Leadership
Institute runs training programmes that target women leaders, young women
activists and change agents across different professions and spheres of influence.
Between the years 1999-2021, the Institute training programmes broadly focused
on gender, human rights, and feminist peace and security.

This tracer study tracked leadership journeys of selected institute alumnae and documented their growth, involvement and impact on gender, peacebuilding and social, political and economic development of women in conflict and post conflict settings.

Download this study here: Tracing Leadership Journeys of Alumnae of the Peace Centres’s Leadership Institute– EN

Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Regional Policy Conference

This regional conference was organized as a collaboration between the Great Lakes Region of African members of the Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding (SVNP), under the auspices of the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars Africa Program.

The conference planning, organization and implementation was led by the Women’s International Peace Centre (The Peace Centre), the Centre d’Etudes pour l’Action Sociale (CEPAS), the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR-Rwanda) and the Centre for Conflict Management (CCM) of the University of Rwanda.

Download the Report here: Southern Voices Network for Peacebuilding Regional Policy Conference

Women’s Influence in Post Conflict Governance in South Sudan

The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare (MGCSW) in collaboration with the Women’s International Peace Centre (The Peace Centre) conducted two training sessions on Women, Peace and Security. The training targeted Gender Focal Persons (GFPs) from Government institutions in South Sudan. Both sessions took place at Royal Palace Hotel, Juba, in South Sudan from August 10th – 15th 2019 and September 21st -25th 2020.

This training is part of The Peace Centre’s drive in enhancing capacities to promote development and peace, by monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in South Sudan.

This report highlights the discussions and key training areas: Women’s Influence in Post Conflict Governance in South Sudan 2020

Women Leading Change in Post Conflict Governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan Evaluation Report

The Peace Centre has been implementing a project on “Women leading change in post-conflict governance in Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan” from February 2019 to October 2020. We conducted an end-line evaluation of the women leading change in post-conflict governance in the DRC and South Sudan program, with the intention of assessing the effectiveness of the program; track the changes that have emerged as a result of program implementation, and generate new lessons to inform future programming of the Peace Centre.

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20 Years of Grassroots Women Building Peace

The Peace Centre hosted a 3-day exchange visit with 40 women peacebuilders from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan & Uganda, living as refugees in Uganda to reflect on the past 20 years of implementing the Women Peace and Security agenda.

Discussions during the visit focused on progress, challenges, and opportunities to advance implementation, in a way that addresses the priorities of displaced women. They also exchanged practical experiences, good practices and strategies to support the work of women mediator networks of Adjumani, Yumbe and Kotido.

This report documents the voices and impact stories of women, including young women, who are taking leadership in advancing the women peace and security agenda and contributed to COVID-19 in their communities.

20 Years of Grassroots Women Building Peace Report

Young Women Leading for Peace in South Sudan- Training Report

The Peace Centre, in partnership with Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare and National Transformational Leadership Institute conducted a five-day training for 21 young women between 18 and 35, from various background representing high school graduates, university students and graduates, CSOs, FBOs, NGOs, women’s associations, political parties
and government institutions on women, peace and security from 27th to 31st July 2020 to strengthen young women’s leadership skills, equip them to gather information, conduct gendered analysis of current peace and security issues and engage in advocacy for the implementation of the women, peace and security agenda.

This report highlights the key discussions during the training.

The South Sudan Peace Process- The Role and Prospects for Women Refugees Conference Report

From 25th to 26th February 2020, The Peace Centre with support from FOKUS and UN Women convened a dialogue under the theme “The
South Sudan Peace Process; The Role and Prospects
for Refugee Women” to provide a platform for refugee women to understand and receive updates on the peacebuilding processes, link the refugee women with other women involved in advocacy towards engendering the peace processes in South Sudan and ignite women’s ability to participate in the formal and informal peacebuilding processes right from the refugee settlement for sustainable peace in South Sudan. 

This report shares details of the proceedings of the conference.

 

Journey from the Margins Feminist Movement Strengthening in Uganda.

This learning paper is based on evidence and learning from an intersectional women’s movement initiative delivered through collaboration in 2019 between six Uganda based women’s rights organisations; Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), Mentoring and Empowerment Programme for Young Women (MEMPROW), National Association for Women’s Organisations in Uganda (NAWOU), National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU), Women’s International Peace Centre, (The Peace Centre) and by Womankind Worldwide, within the project Women’s Advocacy for Voice and Empowerment (WAVE) through inclusive platforms in Uganda.

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Rejuvenating the Women Peace and Security Agenda- Towards Participation and Implementation of the UNSCR 1325 NAP South Sudan

Women’s International Peace Centre in partnership with EVE Organization for Women Development and Community Empowerment Progress Organization (CEPO), conducted training under the theme “Rejuvenating the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: Towards participation and implementation of the UNSCR 1325 National Action Planon advocacy for South Sudan National Action Plan on the UNSCR 1325.

The training brought together 25 participants including gender technical staff from the line ministries both at national and state level, women members of parliament from the Transitional National Legislative Assembly and women representatives of the civil society working on the UNSCR 1325 South Sudan NAP.

The training evaluated and audited the implementation of the National Action Plan; enhanced skills in advocacy and effective reporting on the NAP of the UNSCR 1325 and enhanced women’s effective participation in leadership and peacebuilding and strengthening gender perspectives in South Sudan’s states building and reconstruction.

 

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