Category: News

  • ‘Peace is in our hands’ – Women take the Lead to Rebuild Trust

    ‘Peace is in our hands’ – Women take the Lead to Rebuild Trust

    Rebuilding trust after traumatic experiences of civil war and devastating violent conflicts in the region, the idea of the ‘Women’s Situation Room’ (WSR) was born out of urgent necessity in preparation for peaceful presidential elections in Liberia in 2011. A women- and youth-led approach to mitigating, reducing and managing violence during the electoral cycle, including conflict […]

  • Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in uncertain times – What’s New?

    Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in uncertain times – What’s New?

    The session will explore how peacebuilding actors, with particular emphasis on intra-State and local actors, ensure that their efforts in stabilizing peace and promoting security and development generate maximum and more sustainable desired impact. This task, conceptually and operationally challenging under normal circumstances in a developing country context, is currently made more challenging under the […]

  • ‘They lie to us…’ – Liberian Gang Youth talks about Rebuilding Trust

    ‘They lie to us…’ – Liberian Gang Youth talks about Rebuilding Trust

    The most pervasive pattern of gang violence and organised crime in Liberia which stems from the 14year civil war is the involvement of state / political actors in developing structures that sponsors disenfranchised youth (violent disrupters) to perpetrate negative acts of political vigilantism during elections. With time, these aggressive activities have transcended elections to everyday […]

  • Geneva Peace Week 20

    Geneva Peace Week 20

    The Geneva Peace Week 2020 has been officially launched and the program for the peace week is now live. This year is a brand new edition, moved entirely online. #GPW20 aims to amplify the global voices, expertise, and wisdom that we need to collectively pursue creative solutions to the most difficult peace and security challenges we […]

  • IMP!ACT FOR PEACE TRAINING

    IMP!ACT FOR PEACE TRAINING

    We received lots of nominations and applications for the Imp!act for Peace training and after a careful selection process, we have identified our 30 Finalists! What is Imp!act For Peace? The imp!act for peace-training is a 5 day long entrepreneurial training developed to support young people to become changemakers in their communities. In December 2019 […]

  • Cllr. Chesson-Wureh Elected Co-chair of FemWise ECOWAS

    Cllr. Chesson-Wureh Elected Co-chair of FemWise ECOWAS

    The Establishment Coordinator at the Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women’s Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and Security; Cllr. Dr. Yvette Chesson-Wureh has been elected Co-chair of FemWise-ECOWAS during an ECOWAS meeting which was held in Abidjan, La Cote D’Ivoire on November 7, 2019. She chairs the regional network with Ms. Alice Goza of […]

  • Geneva Peace Week 2019

    Geneva Peace Week 2019

    Walking back from the brink: Questions and answers for a new generation of peacebuilding As peace and security challenges multiply, Geneva Peace Week creates the space for concrete action in a rapidly changing world. The week will discuss peacebuilding in Europe, the interrelationship between humanitarian work, human rights, and peace, and the definitions of truth […]

  • Geneva Peace Week 2019

    Geneva Peace Week 2019

    We are proud to be one of more than 100 organizing partners of the 2019 @GenevaPeaceWeek. The draft programme is now online. Head to genevapeaceweek.ch/programme to start planning your #GPW19 today!

  • History of the ABIC Pink Panthers

    H.E. Helen Clark (former UNDP Administrator – middle); Cllr. Chesson-Wureh; former Liberian Gender Minister (extreme left); Pink Panthers The Pink Panthers All Girls Motorcyclist Project is an initiative of the Angie Brooks International Centre (ABIC) for Women’s Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and Security intended to economically empower young girls. The origin of the project […]

  • Statement by the Women’s Situation Room – Liberia on the Conduct of the October 10, 2017 Presidential and Representative Elections in Liberia

    Statement by the Women’s Situation Room – Liberia on the Conduct of the October 10, 2017 Presidential and Representative Elections in Liberia Distinguished ladies and gentlemen of the media, on October 10, 2017 Presidential and Representative elections were held in Liberia. The Women’s Situation Room (WSR) – Liberia is pleased to release this preliminary position […]