Category: Publications

  • ‘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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Pre-Elections Press Briefing by the WSR-Nigeria

    Press Briefing By the Women’s Situation Room-Nigeria The Women’s Situation Room is a process that engages women in collaboration with youth, engage and lobby key stakeholders to actively support their call for peaceful elections. We get our mandate from UNSCR 1325 which reaffirms that women must be involved in peace processes and peacebuilding. The process […]

  • Statement on the Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Elections

    Press Release on Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Elections Issued: By the Women’s Situation Room-Nigeria   |  Date: Saturday, 11th April 2015 The Women’s Situation Room-Nigeria (WSR-Nigeria) is observing the elections for the Governorships and the State Houses of Assembly in nine states covering the six geo-political zones in Nigeria. The WSR-Nigeria perceived that with the announcement of […]

  • Statement by the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) Flagbearer, Sierra Leone

    Press Statement on the 2012 Presidential Election – Freetown, Saturday 24 November 2012 By Julius Maada Bio Brig. (Rtd.) Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP) 2012 Presidential Candidate Fellow Sierra Leoneans, on 23rd November, 2012, the Chairperson of the National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced results of the November 17, 2012 Presidential Elections in favour of the […]