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In the pursuit of gender inclusive peace

  • Sep 04, 2017
  • By  Sian Rolls
Delegates to the GPPAC. Delegates to the GPPAC. Photo: Supplied
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A PACIFIC network of peacebuilders committed to progressing commitments to gender inclusive conflict prevention and human security plans to continue more than a decade of work by celebrate the knowledge and strength of their leaders of the network and the role they play in empowering young women: “It’s been ten years since we’ve been working together as part of our first ‘1325’ network that started in late 2006 and formalised in 2007,” shared Sharon Bhagwan Rolls, Executive Producer-Director of femLINKpacific and the Chair of the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC).

“It’s a decade of peacebuilding practice in the Pacific progressing 1325. It’s a good time to reaffirm our collaboration and strategise for the next decade.” During the network’s annual Pasifika Peace Talanoa event, organised as part of the Gender Inclusive Conflict Prevention and Human Security project support by the Pacific Islands Forum Non State Actors programme funded by the European Union. GPPAC Pacific works to foster collaboration on gender, preventative action and human security in peace and security forums in the Pacific region including in humanitarian contexts and to network and develop a gender inclusive regional early warning and early response (EWER) framework with human security and protection indicators to prevent the resurgence of conflicts.

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