African women making a difference on peace and security

African women are on the move in an extraordinary way, and are determined to make their voices heard and their influence count – particularly on issues of peace and security.

Tags: Peace and Security, Gender Mainstreaming, AU Summit, Gender is my Agenda Campaign (GIMAC), Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa (SDGEA)

Strategies for 2010- AU Year for Peace

Greater women empowerment, training on gender issues, reform of legal systems and a sanction imposition are some of the strategies the Africa Union (AU) should adopt in 2010: the Year for Peace, according to gender experts meeting ahead of the AU summit.

Tags: AU Year for Peace, 2010, Women Empowerment, Peace and Security, UNSCR 1325 action plan

The third African Union (AU) pre-summit on gender

The third African Union (AU) pre-summit on gender begun this Friday 22/01/2010 at the headquarters of the AU Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The pre-summit will have two segments.

Tags: AU Summit, Peace and Security, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)