Month: November 2016

C4SI Demo Day: GMAP’s Team Presents their Innovation

Back in September, students enrolled in Collaborate for Social Impact (C4SI), an experiential program that challenges students to answer real-life problems identified by international organisations. GMAP was one of the challenge-setters for this year’s edition of C4SI. We gave the team quite the challenge: we asked them to find an innovative way to communicate the impact […]

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Busy month in the field for GMAP!

In the past month GMAP has been busy in the field. A Non-Technical Survey (NTS) training of trainers was conducted with the GICHD on 18-27 October in Bogotá, Colombia. During the exercise on gender and diversity considerations in NTS, participants really got into their roles!             Tajikistan was the next stop. […]

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Yemeniettes: Women and Innovation in Conflict-Ridden Yemen

On November 8th, as part of the Geneva Peace Week, the Gender & Diversity Hub (G&D Hub) organised the screening of Yemeniettes. The documentary follows the journey of young Yemeni girls on their entrepreneurial journey to bring solar-powered lanterns to their country. Set against the backdrop of a country facing many challenges such as high […]

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Celebrating Maison de la Paix Gender & Diversity Hub

For the last ten years, GMAP has been actively working to make sure that women, men, girls, and boys are equally safe from mines/explosive remnants of war, and benefit equally from mine action. GMAP has tried over the years to provide various stakeholders in the security sector with essential information on gender and diversity. Being […]

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