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“Women for peace and stability.” Fifth International Conference in Yerevan

On 8th of June in Yerevan launched the “New ways of solving modern challenges”  – “International Conference of Women peacekeepers organized by” Democracy Today “NGO. Traditionally, the day before the conference the annual “International Award for Young Women’s Peace and Human Rights” was awarded.


The conference motto is unchanged – “Women for peace and stability. Peace begins from your house, so “the woman is at the center of the issues and, accordingly, her rights and her role in conflicts. This time, the emphasis was on issues related to gender-based violence during conflicts and wars. In fact, this year the organizers have expanded the geography of participants. Among the participants were from Syria, Colombia, Iraq, Cyprus, Croatia, Serbia, Chechnya, Georgia, Ukraine, Russia, the USA.


Within the framework of the conference panel discussions also took place, which touched on the UN Security Council Resolution No. 1325 on “Women, Peace and Security” and the steps taken towards its implementation by the states.


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