1 December 2016
KOFF Roundtable on Empowering women to act for their rights in Israel
The roundtable aimed to shed light on the current situation of Arab women in Israel based on the longstanding engagement of the Kayan - Feminist Organisation with Arab communities in northern Israel. The event took place within the framework of the international Campaign of 16 Days against Gender Based violence. Further information.
swisspeace, cfd, PWAG, Frauen für den Frieden, 2016
Women, Peace, Security - reloaded
Alternative report from a civil society and gender perspective on the National Action Plan 1325 on gender, peace and security. Impulse for actors in politics, administration and civil society. Download the report in English and German.
7 March 2016
National Action Plans: Challenges and Opportunities
Annemarie Sancar participated in a workshop on "National Action Plans: Challenges and Opportunities" organized by EPLO. She gave an input on the civil society report of the Swiss NAP, which is elaborated by the Swiss NGO working group on women, peace and security. Program.
Der Bund, 30 November 2015
«Ich dachte, das syrische Regime fällt bald»
Interview with Syrian human rights expert Laila Alodaat on the occasion of the event series "Women Peace Security - reloaded", which took place from 27-28 November 2015. Link
27-28 November 2015
Panel Discussion and Symposium on Women, Peace and Security
Together with several partners, KOFF/swisspeace organised the event series "Women Peace Security - reloaded" including a panel and a symposium to critically reflect on the limits and (missed) opportunities of the UN agenda on Women, Peace and Security. Both events provided support for the preparation of the shadow report of the Swiss NAP on UNSCR 1325. Photos of the events