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21st International Meeting of Mine Action National Programme Directors and United Nations Advisors

Last week was the 21st International Meeting of Mine Action National Programme Directors and United Nations Advisors (NDM-UN). Held at the United Nations Office at Geneva, this yearly meeting gives the opportunity to delegates and advisors to exchange best practices and lessons learned in mine action. This year’s theme was “Advancing Protection, Peace and Development”, […]

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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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UNSCR 1325 and Women & Armed Conflict – Infographic

GMAP helps mine action organisations better implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security – which means increasing female participation in mine action and encourage and support stakeholders to record, measure, and report on women’s employment and participation. By doing this, GMAP is supporting the inclusion of females as active agents in conflict […]

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