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NGO Working Group on Women, Peace & Security

The Burundi NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security advocates for the equal and full participation of women in all efforts to create and maintain peace and security.The NGOWG serves as a bridge between women’s human rights defenders working in Burundi and policy makers, international and sub-regional NGOs and U.N. Agencies.The NGOWG coalition members are:

1.FONTAINE-ISOKO FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE AND INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT

2.BURUNDI LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM

3.DUSHIREHAMWE

4.RESEAU FEMME ET PAIX

5.SYNERGIE DES PARTENAIRES POUR LA PROMOTION DES DROITS DE LA FEMME

6.ASSOCIATION POUR LA DEFENSE DES DROITS DE LA FEMME/ADDF

7.ASSOCIATION DES JURISTES CATHOLIQUES DU BURUNDI

8. COLLECTIF DES ASSOCIATIONS ET ONGS DU BURUNDI/CAFOB

9.CENTRE DES FEMMES POUR LA PAIX/CFP

10. MUKENYEZI MENYA

11.NTURENGAHO

12.CENTRE SERUKA

13.ASSOCIATION POUR LA PROMOTION DE LA JEUNE FILLE BURUNDAISE

14.AFRABU

15.FORUM DES FEMMES DU BURUNDI

16.FAWE

17.WAP/RAP

18.ASSOCIATION DES FEMMES JOURNALISTES

19.ASSOCIATION DES FEMMES PARLEMENTAIRES DU BURUNDI

20.ASSOCIATION DES FEMMES JURISTES.

The majority of them are working at both local and national level. The main areas of their activities are: Advocacy and Capacity building for women political participation whereas others are fighting against gender based violence.

The capacity building for NGOWG is a strategic choice with added-value on the UNSCR 1325 NAP and the NEW DEAL principles implementation in Burundi. This is why Fontaine-ISOKO, DUSHIREHAMWE and BLTP are proposing this project build on the following objectives.
Overall objective:

  • To strengthen the Civil society’s participation in the UNSCR 1325 NAP implementation and engendering development process through the New Deal principles within Burundian international cooperation programme.

And specific objectives:

  • To facilitate the working group institutional and organizational development
  • To build the capacity on communication and advocacy for full implementation of the UNSCR 1325 and the New Deal
  • Consolidate the NAP 1325 funds tracking as well as and the  interventions’ coordination  within the NGO Working group,  the Steering Committee and international actors on NAP and the New Deal

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Focus group on women leadership
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Focus group on women leadership