03 October, 2014
WOMEN’S AGENCY OF PEACEMAKING WILL START ITS ACTIVITIES IN 2015.
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The project planning meeting of Peace Dialogue NGO’s project Women’s Agency of Peacemaking took place on September 30th and October 1st, 2014 at Peace Dialogue NGO office. The project aims at activating and involving conflict-affected women from Caucasus region in peacebuilding and civil processes, as well as creating a multilayered dialogue between the conflict-affected women, civil society and decision makers.
A number of individuals and NGO representatives active in Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh were invited to take part in the project planning meeting, to become familiar with the main objectives of the project and to discuss future opportunities for cooperation. Among the invitees were representatives of “Women Resource Center”, “Society without Violence” (Yerevan), “Educational and Training Center in Stepanakert” (Stepanakert), “Young Tavush” (Ijevan) organizations as well as individuals from different cities of Armenia.
The meeting was coordinated by Dr. Elisa Tarnaala, an expert of Finnish organization “Crisis Management Initiative” (CMI).
During the two-day workshop the participants had an opportunity to learn about the practice of women involvement in peacebuilding processes and the history of peace movements in Estonia, Finland, and Latin American countries such as Argentina and Columbia in the second half of 20th century. more»