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Ensuring Greater Support for Women’s Initiatives for Building Peace: APWAPS in GAI

Since August 2016, APWAPS has been serving one of the four CSOs in the board of Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) for Women Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action. The establishment of GAI was a follow up to the recommendation of the Global Study 1325. The aims is to address the financing gaps and create greater synergies between different sources of

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Help women human rights defenders to help women human rights defenders!

APWAPS is supporting a survey initiated by women human rights defenders who live and work in countries in Asia Pacific. The initiative is part of a regional process led by Urgent Action Fund for Women Human Rights (UAF) towards establishing a sister fund in the region.   Aside from the new fund development, the survey aims to inspire collective reflection

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Gender Equality Network – Myanmar

Organisation name Gender Equality Network Address No 48, 6A, New University Avenue Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar Website – Social media http://www.facebook.com/genmyanmar Contact person / email gen.phyuphyu@gmail.com, gen.vijaya@gmail.com, gen.kaythi@gmail.com Related activities on women, peace and security As the Gender Equality Network is the active interagency network with more than 122 members including INGOs, NGOs/ CSOs and technical resource persons. GEN

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International Women’s Development Agency – Australia

Organisation name International Women’s Development Agency Address Level 1, 250 Queen St Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia / PO Box 64, Flinders Lane VIC 8009 Website http://www.iwda.org.au Social media Twitter: @iwda Facebook: International Women’s Development Agency – IWDA YouTube: International Women’s Development Agency LinkedIn: International Women’s Development Agency Contact person / email Sharon Smee, Research and Policy Advisor / ssmee@iwda.org.au Related

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APWAPS co-hosting workshop on action for SDGs and WPS resolutions

Next week in Seoul, Republic of Korea, APWAPS will cooperate with the Korea International Cooperation Agency to host 2-day workshop.  This joint workshop will take stock of the critically important processes for women’s rights in the context of sustainable development and women, peace and security that culminated in 2015. It will provide an opportunity to examine the new commitments emerging

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ASEAN, international community must act now to save Rohingya lives

ASEAN, international community must act now to save Rohingya lives   The Women Peace Network – Arakan (WPN-A) urgently calls upon the international community, including ASEAN governments, to act immediately to save and protect the Rohingya women and children who are currently trapped at sea. WPN-A also calls for urgent action to address the root causes of the humanitarian disaster

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Report Roundtable Discussion on ASEAN Women’s Blueprint and Alternative Regionalism on 20-21 April 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Report by Carla Natan In 2015, ASEAN will be integrated as a regional community and against this backdrop, APWLD organized a rountable discussion on ASEAN Women’s Blueprint and Alternative Regionalism to discuss the situation of ASEAN from economy and geopolitics. The discussion aimed to give a space for women of different sectors to discuss about their experience with ASEAN, see

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