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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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Building capacities for mediation among women in Asia

APWAPS is building cooperation with Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB), an international NGO that promotes skills for peace and mediation. Three of our colleagues from APWAPS affiliates had the opportunity to attend the MBB training, “Women in Peace Building: Enhancing Skills and Practices” and the global mediators congress in Bucharest, Romania, on 20-26 March 2015. Participants included Jurma Tikmasan of Tarbilang

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Expanding use of CEDAW GR 30 to promote accountability on women, peace and security

APWAPS co-hosted a training on the use of ‘CEDAW General Recommendation 30 on Women in Conflict Prevention, Conflict and Post-conflict Situations’ on 15-16 December 2014. This was an important event to build awareness and knowledge among women activists in Asia on the use of this instrument, and focused on women activists from countries that will be reporting to CEDAW in

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Asia-Pacific women directly address regional peace and security concerns to 1325 review

Asia-Pacific Women’s Alliance for Peace and Security (APWAPS) co-hosted the first regional CSO consultation for the Global Study on the Implementation of SCR 1325 in February 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.  The event was a collaboration between APWAPS, Saathi Nepal, Cordaid, GNWP and UN Women. This consultation was the first regional civil society forum convened by renowned rights advocate, Radhika Coomaraswamy,

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Final Call for Public Submissions for the Global Study on Women, Peace and Security

As part of the Global Study on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), UN Women and WILPF PeaceWomen have partnered to provide an open forum for Civil Society Organizations/Research Institutes to contribute inputs within their areas of expertise and experience in the form of short substantive policy briefs or papers focusing on strategic recommendations. The Global Study on WPS is part of the Security Council

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Association of War Affected Women

Organisation name Association of War Affected Women Address # 09, Riverdale Rd., Anniewatta, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka Website  www.awawsl.org Social media Association of War Affected Women Contact person / email Visaka Dharmadasa / venuwan@sltnet.lk, visaka@awawsl.org Related activities on women, peace and security AWAW has worked on WPS issues for the past 15 years we have done extensive programs on UNSCR

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