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Fostering economic participation of vulnerable groups including IDPs in the Sea of Azov region

U-LEAD with Europe Programme

NO WOMEN, NO PEACE: THE GIZ-KAIPTC “INSPIRING AFRICAN WOMEN LEADERS IN PEACE & SECURITY PROGRAMME” AND ITS AIM TO CLOSE THE GENDER GAP IN THE AFRICAN PEACE & SECURITY SECTOR

Proyecto Fortalecimiento del Estado de Derecho
en América Central

Mujeres en la construcción de paz – Resolución 1325 ONU –

Mujeres en la construcción de paz – Resolución 1325 ONU – Objetivo General Conocer en qué consiste la Resolución 1325 en el impulso de una cultura de paz con perspectiva feminista, reconociendo a las mujeres como constructoras de paz y

Voces de mujeres centroamericanas: Juntas para la transformación

Para poner en primer plano las mujeres y su rol crucial en la transformación de las sociedades centroamericanas, escucharemos a mujeres de distintos sectores y países que han sido involucradas en proyectos GIZ del Portafolio SICA y que han participado

Estrategias de Género en GIZ Colombia

Como parte de los eventos de la Semana de Género, GIZ Colombia hará una serie de conversatorios. En el primer conversatorio del 8 de marzo, los Programas Propaz II y Paz Comunal, le cuentan al equipo de GIZ Colombia, como

Experience sharing

Experience sharing by projects and the HR Department on how they integrate gender/promote gender equality in their work.

Gender promotion messages

With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as background we will share gender promotion messages every day throughout the Gender Week.

Safe Access to Digitalization for Women in Syria

LA BÚSQUEDA DE LAS PERSONAS DADAS POR DESAPARECIDAS EN COLOMBIA TIENE ROSTRO DE MUJER: LAS BUSCADORAS

PAZ COMUNAL: Incidencia política de las mujeres como aporte a la buena gobernanza municipal para la paz

Proyecto ROLESSS

Concurso de Género de la GIZ 2022 Postulados: Asesor y coordinadora del Programa S I Frontera. Proyecto ROLESSS (Redes de Orientación y Liderazgo para la Superación del Sufrimiento Social). Lugar de ejecución: municipios fronterizos de Cúcuta y Villa del Rosario

Encuentro de mujeres líderes constructoras de paz

El Encuentro forma parte del programa de actividades preparado por el Servicio Civil para la Paz (ZFD) junto con las Organizaciones Contraparte en Conmemoración del Día Internacional de la Mujer. Este evento tiene el objetivo de visibilizar y celebrar los logros

Gender Indicators Governance and Conflict

The sectoral department: 4C GOvernance and Conflict is starting a process of collection and analysing of gender indicators for further programs / projects in development cooperation. For  more information please contact pia.honerath@giz.de

NICD – Roles of Female Ex-Combatants in Sustaining Peace

Network International Cooperation in Conflicts and Disasters (NICD) and the Sector Programme “Promoting Gender Equality” invite you to a webinar on Roles of female Ex-Combatants in Sustaining Peace in collaboration with the Berghof Foundation and the GIZ project Youth for a

How to grow women-led ventures

Women face special challenges when starting and growing a business. Accelerators provide mentorship and training. However, many are unduly tailored to the needs of men. Including more women as mentors, investors, and jury members can help to attract more women

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Why donors should be more gender-sensitive in their programming

Women have suffered disproportionately from the economic fallout of COVID-19, shows a new policy brief by the DCED Working Group on Women’s Economic Empowerment. Although donors adjusted operations and issued new support in response, they should also adopt and promote a multidimensional and

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Feminist Foreign Policy

When? Wednesday, 9. March 2022, 16.00 – 17:00 CET Where? Berlin, GIZ Representation, online via Live Stream  With? Dr. Günter Sautter, Director General, Federal Foreign Office Marthe Wandou, Cameroonian Gender and Peace Activist Laureate of the Alternative Nobel Prize 2021

(Un-)Learning Gender – Responses for LGBTI Inclusion in Times of COVID-19

When? Thursday, 10. March 2022, 14:30 CET Where? Online via Teams With? Dr. Jürgen Zattler (BMZ), Prof. Dr. Uta Ruppert (Goethe University Frankfurt), Evelyn Schnauder (Goethe University Frankfurt), Dr. Julia Ehrt (ILGA World), Élysse Marcellin (Independent Researcher) Exactly one year

Violencia de género durante la pandemia por COVID-19

8 March | 16.00 CET | Workshop for Gender Group Mexico and CSOs |
Discussion of the effects of confinement on men and women, as well as the actions and challenges of care from the perspective of organized civil society.

Leadership in Fragile Contexts – The Role of Women in Peacebuilding

4 March | 16.00 – 17.30 CET |
Which countries and individuals are exemplary for the participation of women in foreign
policy? Which responsibility does German foreign policy bear? How do women perceive their
role on the foreign policy stage and are their demands heard? What special challenges arise
in fragile contexts? These are some of the questions we would like to explore at our event.

Gender Meets Tech: Young Iraqi startups develop digital solutions to end gender-based violence

11 March 2021 | 13.00 CET | virtual public event |
Two GIZ project will discuss their jointly implemented online hackathon to find innovative digital solutions to prevent violence against women and girls in Iraq.

NICD Learning from the Field – IRC Approach Engaging Men through Accountable Practices to Reduce Gender Inequalities and Promote Non-Violence

10 March | 13.00- 14.30 CET  | Virtual event – participate via MS-Teams |
EMAP is an approach to prevent gender-based violence through a structured process of overcoming violence-related gender stereotypes. IRC members are going to share valuable field experiences from different contexts and important lessons learnt.

CONFLICTOS AMBIENTALES Y VIOLENCIA DE GÉNERO

Fecha: 11 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Camilo de la Garza (Alianza Mexicana – Alemana de Cambio Climático GIZ) | Itzá Castañeda y Eugenio Fernández – Consultores especialistas | Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT) Duración y Horario: 09:00

MIGRACIÓN FORZADA DE NIÑ@S Y ADOLESCENTES NO ACOMPAÑADAS

Fecha: 12 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Jerome Martin – Fondo Conjunto México-Alemania (GIZ) | Miguel Macias – Coord. de iniciativa regional de migración (Save the Children México) | Selvia Vargas – Experta en género (Save the Children México) Duración y

MESA DE DISCUSIÓN SOBRE LA POLÍTICA PÚBLICA NACIONAL PARA LA PREVENCIÓN, ATENCIÓN Y SANCIÓN DE LA VIOLENCIA DE GÉNERO

Fecha: 12 de marzo, 2020. Participantes: Karina Blanco (Iniciativa Agenda 2030) |Secretaría de Gobernación (SEGOB) |Oficina de la Presidencia de la República (OPR) Duración: 13:00 – 15:00 hrs (2 horas) Lugar: Sala de talleres – Agencia GIZ México Objetivo: Contribuir

Knowledge Café: Women, Peace and Security | Was bedeutet die Agenda Frauen, Frieden, Sicherheit für unsere Arbeit?

Was bedeutet die Agenda Frauen, Frieden, Sicherheit für unsere Arbeit? 2020 wird das Jahr der Gleichberechtigung der Geschlechter mit so vielen Jubiläen wichtiger internationaler Vereinbarungen wie noch nie zuvor: 5 Jahre Agenda 2030 (Agenda 2030 +5), 20 Jahre VN Resolution 1325

Women in Media – Workshop in the Framework of the GIZ-CPS Kenya Project “UMOJA-Radio for Peace”

•• A two-day workshop for community journalist women and the Catholic Radio stations to discuss matters of leadership and policies in our media houses. In our newsrooms, sexual harassment and sexual violence is a problem and most of our stations

Kyrgyzstan: Rule of Law

Portfolio of GIZ Kyrgyzstan has a project that works on a regional level with the goal of ensuring equality for all in legal system – Rule of Law. This project is important because it ensures that no person can be

Colombia: COSIENDO COLCHAS – mujeres de Colombia trabajan para prevenir la violencia de género

Mujeres enrutadas y más empoderadas’ es un proyecto que trabaja con mujeres víctimas del conflicto para que sanen cosiendo y tengan una fuente de sustento económico. En el campo uno no sabe qué es eso de género”, cuenta Melfi Rojas,

Colombia: THE COLOURS OF POST-CONFLICT

A MEMORY PROCESS WITH LGBTQI VICTIMS OF THE ARMED CONFLICT CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Despite the advances on LGBTQI rights in Colombia, there is still a widespread lack of knowledge about the impact of the armed conflict on members of the

Colombia: Pathways to Equity and Peace in Colombia

Building Capacities for Peace – FORPAZ Context and Initiative The Colombian armed conflict has had a devastating impact on society and has caused innumerable victims. The consequences have been particularly severe for women, reinforcing the conditions of vulnerability they have

Women, Peace and Security – Opportunities and Challenges in the Implementation of UN Resolution 1325

Women, Peace and Security: Opportunities and Challenges in the Implementation of UN Resolution 1325  Strengthening the Women and Peace and Security Agenda is one of the main focuses of Germany’s membership in the UN Security Council in 2019/20. The aim

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Let’s talk Gender – from local to national, on and offline!

GIZ Colombia and APC (Presidential Office for int. Cooperation) launched their gender publication and participated in an international campaign for Women in Rural areas of Latin America From the fifteen stories that brought to life the publication Junt*s transformamos Colombia

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Cambodia: DEALING WITH SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN CONFLICT AND RECONCILIATION

GIZ CIVIL PEACE SERVICE IN CAMBODIA CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The mass crimes committed by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in the period of 1975 to 1979 are well known. Under the command of a radical communist regime, the entire country

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Nepal: A GENERATION’S DREAM OF TRANSFORMATION COMES TRUE

SUPPORT OF MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN THE PEACE PROCESS IN NEPAL CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender inequality was one of the root causes of 10 years of armed conflict in Nepal. In the current post-conflict context, the Nepali-German Support of Measures to

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“Empowerment goes Digital” auf dem Digital Gateway

Empowerment goes Digital! Digital technologies open up undreamt-of possibilities and at the same time harbour the risk of reproducing or even exacerbating existing inequalities. Our new Trend-Topic provides suggestions on how this can be avoided, shows what kind of gender-specific differences

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EmpowHERment! Economic empowerment of refugee women: Unleash potential – transform societies

Lama Ahmad © GIZ/C. Cannizzo (Berlin, March 11, 16:30 – 18:30 o’clock) Flight and displacement cannot just increase gender-specific risks for women, but also open up new room for maneuver: in fragile contexts, gender relations can be renegotiated and tasks

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Civil Peace Service: Women – Actors for Peace

On March 1st, the Civil Peace Service (CPS) of GIZ started the Facebook Campaign Women – Actors for Peace. Throughout the month, we will post information regarding this topic. On March 8th, two of our CPS advisors in Guatemala will take

Sexual Harassment in the workplace – and how to defend yourself

The International Women’s Day is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women while calling for gender equality.  GIZ Laos wants to use this occasion to bring into focus an issue that some might want to cover: sexual

Gender Week and Competition Colombia

We just launched our Gender Competition 2018 in Colombia! All programs in Colombia are invited to present their contributions to the Sustainable Development Goal 5 of the Agenda 2030. invitation competition gender week. (in spanish)    

Nicaragua: The “glass ceiling” for women also exists in National Human Rights Institutions

At first glance, the world of ombudsman institutions in Latin America is female: The majority of the staff is female and in almost all institutions, there is a specialized unit dealing with women’s rights. Yet, this reality is different: While

Botswana: Operationalization of UNSCR 1325 in the SADC Region

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE The GIZ Peace Security and Good Governance Programme (PSGG) commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) supports the Southern African Development Community (SADC), one of the five Regional Economic Communities in Africa.

Bonn: Women, Peace and Security – Preventing War and Sustaining Peace

Genderweek – „Women, Peace and Security: Preventing war and sustaining peace“ UN Security Council Res. 1325 calls for more support for women’s participation in peace negotiations and in post-conflict reconstruction. Germany’s role in the implementation of Res.1325 and the on-going

Comic on sexual abuse in peacekeeping missions

The short Comic by Jan Grebe and Bourahima Zongo tells the Story of Ama who is raped by a soldier, getting pregnant and therefore is expelled from her Family home. The aim of the Comic is to indicate legal failures prosecuting

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The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) opens a Child Care Room for Staff Members

With the assistance of the GIZ Support, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has developed a comprehensive Gender Policy. The Policy seeks to enable KAIPTC staff who are either nursing mothers or parents of young children to balance

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Impact du Genre au niveau des partenaires directs ou indirects de la GIZ/RDC

Concernant la semaine Genre, la GIZ/RDC organise des interview auprès de ses partenaires directs ou indirects pour savoir l’impact du Genre dans leurs activités ou même leurs vies. Ses interview seront enregistrés sous forme d’un vidéo de 5 à 10

“Gender is not only about women and children”

The Qacha’s Nek GIZ PISA team will address the issues of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and child labor. The overall goal will be, to provide young people at the PISA office in Qacha’s Nek with Information about GBV in their

Women and the New Humanitarian Agenda – attend the event

Last year’s World Humanitarian Summit was a first step towards recognising the central role of women in humanitarian crises. Women are not only disproportionally affected by humanitarian disasters, with over 75 percent of the 125 million people in need of

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Shaping Our Future Through Conversations that Matter : ’Gender Equality in the Changing World : Planet 50-50 by 2030′

Event Documentation: Café Tables at GIZ India’s Gender Café Event were discussing issues pertinent to both men and women of a changing world: Empowerment of women through digital solutions; Gender sensitive communications, ‘Addressing women’s safety’ ‘Role and involvement of Men in

Gender in Conflict-Affected Areas- an opportunity to learn

Webinar “Applying a Gender Lens to Responsible Business Practices in Conflict-Affected Areas” According to the World Bank, 2 billion people live in countries where development outcomes are affected by fragility, conflict and violence. Sustainable development comes under threat in conflict-affected

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Yemen: No business as usual – strengthen Yemeni Business Women in times of war

CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Since 2015, Yemen is in a full-blown armed conflict with men and women struggling to nourish themselves and their children. Due to the security situation the Private Sector Development Project (PSDP) is fully implemented in the Business

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Colombia: Excombatientes, masculinidades, feminidades y la paz – Como producir zapatos o yogures puede cambiar roles de género y apoyar a la reconciliación y a la paz

El contexto El Centro de Reconciliación de Florencia es una casa que se encuentra en un barrio vulnerable del municipio de Florencia. Caquetá en uno de los departamentos más afectados por el conflicto armado en Colombia. El barrio la Ciudadela,

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Africa Regional: Gender Mainstreaming within the African Peace and Security Architecture

The GIZ Support Project to the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has supported the KAIPTC in developing a Gender Policy, which was officially launched in September 2014 and is being implemented by the KAIPTC since September. Gender has

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