Peace

Peacebuilding in the “new” Gambia: Implementing a participatory, inclusive and local-ownership approach to conflict and development analysis

Gambian President Adama Barrow announced a four-year development plan to lay the foundations for sustainable economic growth. The main objective of the 2018-2021 National Development Plan (NDP) is to “deliver good governance and accountability, social cohesion, national reconciliation and a revitalized and transformed economy for the wellbeing of all Gambians.” On May 22, 2018, the government of The Gambia held a donor round table meeting in Brussels to present this plan. Ahead of this round table Interpeace, through its International Peacebuilding Advisory Team (IPAT), supported the…

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Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action

The 2018 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development addressed the politics of peace by assessing how different policies, processes and tools can be used to overcome political obstacles to building and sustaining peace. Interpeace and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation hosted a two-part session on May 8 and 9, entitled: “Youth, Peace and Security: Moving into Action.”

Young people make up a quarter of the world’s population and many are already engaged in efforts to promote more peaceful and inclusive societies and prevent conflict. Despite the fact that they bring new and important…

Youth at the centre of peacebuilding: Director of Interpeace USA presents Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security to the UNSC

On Monday 23 April, an Open Debate on Youth, Peace and Security was held at the United Nations Security Council, on the eve of the High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace organized by the President of the General Assembly. On this occasion, Graeme Simpson, Director of Interpeace USA, presented the main findings and recommendations of the Progress Study conducted to support the implementation of Resolution 2250 (2015) on Youth, Peace and Security. Mr. Simpson was joined by Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth; Sophia Pierre-Antoine, member…

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Palestinian Youth Challenges and Aspirations

This report was commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Peace- building Support Offi 뤘 ce (PBSO) with funds from the Swedish International Development Coopera- tion Agency (Sida). The report was developed as a contribution to the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security mandated by Security Council Resolution 2250. The research and consulta- tions for this report followed the key research questions and methodology developed for the Progress Study.

The content of this report does not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations.

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Youth, Peace and Security in the Northern Triangle of Central America

This report was commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) with funds from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The report was developed as a contribution to the Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security mandated by Security Council Resolution 2250. The research and consultations for this report followed the key research questions and methodology developed for the Progress Study.
The content of this report does not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations.

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La Directrice générale condamne le meurtre du journaliste Zeeshan Ashraf Butt au Pakistan

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30 Mars 2018

La Directrice générale de l’UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, a demandé aujourd’hui aux autorités pakistanaises de traduire en justice les auteurs du meurtre du journaliste Zeeshan Ashraf Butt. Reporter pour le journal local en langue ourdoue Nawa-i-Waqt, il a été abattu le 27 mars à Begowalal, dans la partie orientale de la province pakistanaise du Penjab.

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La Directrice générale condamne le meurtre de trois journalistes indiens commis en l’espace de 24 heures

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29 Mars 2018

La Directrice générale de l’UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, a condamné aujourd’hui le meurtre de trois journalistes en Inde : Naveen Nischal, Vijay Singh et Sandeep Sharma.

« Je condamne avec fermeté les meurtres de Naveen Nischal, Vijay Singh et Sandeep Sharma », a déclaré la Directrice générale. « Le public s’en remet aux journalistes pour obtenir des informations qui lui permettent de prendre des décisions éclairées. Une presse libre indépendante et pluraliste est la pierre angulaire de toute démocratie ».

L’éthique et la bioéthique pour le développement durable

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Les 22, 23 et 24 mars 2018 a eu lieu le 12ème sommet mondial des comités d’éthique et bioéthique à Dakar (Global Summit of National Ethics/ Bioethics Committees). Plus de 200 représentants des comités d’éthique et de bioéthique nationaux de 100 pays, des membres d’organisations internationales telles que l’OMS, l’UNESCO, ainsi que des représentants du gouvernement sénégalais ont participé au sommet dont le thème était :

Démarrage d’une étude sur la promotion du football féminin international

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28 Mars 2018

Dans le contexte de la Coupe du monde féminine de football qui débutera en France en juin 2019, l’UNESCO, l’Union nationale des footballeurs professionnels (UNFP) et l’Institut de relations internationales et stratégiques (IRIS) ont décidé de s’engager ensemble sur la question de la promotion du football féminin au niveau international.

Enabling young people’s meaningful participation to build peace – Progress Study on Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) is now published

UN Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) was the first resolution to acknowledge the critical role young women and men play in the sustainability and promotion of international peace and security. As a response to Resolution 2250, in August 2016, UN Secretary-General appointed Graeme Simpson, Director of Interpeace USA, to develop a progress study on youth’s positive contribution to peace processes and conflict resolution.  This progress study will help recommend effective responses on how to give youth a greater voice in decision-making at local, national, regional and…

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