November 2022

November 2022

Let’s give peace a real chance Local mediation has increased in importance because today with fragmentation and “glocalisation” of conflicts, the whole planet is a constantly changing trouble spot and the road towards peace has needed to adapt. It is very...
May 2022

May 2022

Even 22 years after the UNSCR 1325, which recognised and set out to increase women’s agency in peace processes, the number of women at peace tables as negotiators, mediators or witnesses is less than what is expected. The pictures from the Ukrainian-Russian...
December 2021

December 2021

La possibilité d’une médiation entre l’Algérie et le Maroc nous impose de rappeler que les relations entre les deux pays ont toujours été belliqueuses, chargées de tensions et ponctuées de conflits. Il s’agit de tensions historiques perpétuées dans le temps et tous...
November 2021

November 2021

“I knew what life would look like (…) female season was over.”Khatera, 34 years oldhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/09/world/asia/afghan-war-end-reflections.html Many like me witness the unfolding of the uncertainties that lie ahead under changing government in...
July 2021

July 2021

The State of Palestine’s Basic Law and National Policy Agenda 2017–2022 clearly states that it is the vision of Palestine to promote gender equality. It further outlines that women’s participation in official institutions needs to be strengthened, and underlines the...
June 2021

June 2021

Involving women affected by conflicts in mediation is important. My experience has shown that women are more prone to suffer from the impact of conflicts than men in the same context. Women are aware of the root causes of the conflicts not only because they are part...