By Kawkab al-Thaibani
The world witnessed a first step towards peace in Yemen after a week-long consultation in Sweden in December, 2018. That meeting saw delegations from both the Government of Yemen and Asnar Allah (the Houthi) present at the negotiating table for the first ...read more
December 4 - 6, 2018
2018 has been a year of historic change on the Korean Peninsula where the threat of nuclear war has been eclipsed by the prospect of finally ending the 70-year Korean War with a peace process and a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula.
In 2018, Korean leaders, Kim Jong Un, ...read more
Following the Paris Peace Forum, 12 countries have begun a political process to provide democratic guarantees for news, information and freedom of opinion based on a new Declaration on Information and Democracy issued by the Commission on Information and Democracy — an initiative of Reporters ...read more
After four years of devastating war, the people of Yemen demand peace. It is women who are the most-affected by the war and their voices need to be heard in the peace negotiations. We, as the Women for Yemen Network, call for women to be represented in peace talks, starting with the upcoming meeting ...read more
Yazidi-Iraqi activist Nadia Murad and Congolese gynaecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege have received this year's Nobel Peace Prize for their incredible work against sexual violence in conflict to end the use of rape as a weapon of war. Both are strong campaigners who have highlighted the stories of ...read more
Nobel Peace Laureates call on Honduras to ensure a fair trial in the murder of land defender Berta Cáceres
Ottawa — 19 September 2018
The Nobel Peace Laureates of the Nobel Women's Initiative call on the Honduran government to ensure that there is a fair and just trial for those individuals being charged with the murder of Berta Cáceres, land and human rights defender assassinated in her home on March ...read more
Civil society statement on the occasion of the Women Foreign Ministers Meeting
21-22 September 2018, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
We, the undersigned organizations, call on Women Foreign Ministers gathered in Montreal, on the eve of the High-Level General Debate of the 73rd Session of ...read more
Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams spoke at the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) meeting at the United Nations in Geneva last week to highlight the growing dangers of fully autonomous weapons and support the call for a global ban.
"Simply continuing with a mandate of more deliberation ...read more