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Disarmament – Feminist Perspectives on Peace Policies and Security

23.06.2022 - 24.06.2022, Bern

Together with our worldwide network of activists, we are organising a series of workshops on feminist peace policy, disarmament and demilitarisation. The third event is taking place from 23-24 June 2022 in Bern. more...

Roundtable with women from the Donbas/s

17.05.2022 - 17.05.2022, Bern

What are the consequences of the war in Ukraine for the everyday life of the people there and how do they cope with it? What are the visions for peace and security? Together with the University of Bern and KOFF, we invite to a round table where Ukrainian, Russian and Western European women share their perspectives on these questions. more...

Strengthening women's effective participation in peacebuilding

30.03.2022 - 30.03.2022, zoom

We cordially invite you to the international launch of the publication "From transition to transformation. Strengthening women's effective participation in peacebuilding and transitional justice processes", in which we explore with our partners in Colombia, Nepal and the Philippines questions such as: How can women's participation in peace processes be strengthened? more...

Centering Care in Women, Peace and Security

21.09.2021 - 21.09.2021, virtual, Zoom

The civil society monitoring of Switzerland's 4th National Action Plan on the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on "Women, Peace and Security" reaches another important milestone. Join us for this conference that investigates how care relates to women’s participation and to peacebuilding. Keynote speaker is the Liberian Nobel Peace Prize laureate and peace activist Leymah Gbowee. more...

Feminist Futures - Politics of Possibilities (I) & (II)

02.07.2021 - 03.07.2021, zoom

The COVID19 pandemic has made the failures and weaknesses of the militarised, capitalist system very obvious. It has exposed and deepened the divide between rich and poor, between those who are served and those who serve, with a few having economically benefited in unprecedented ways; the world’s majority people are suffering more acutely. Gender-based violence has increased tremendously worldwide and militarised responses, including squelching political dissidence, appear to be the norm in many places. Examples of feminist futures do exist, however. more...

Gender-Based Violence and its Intersectionalities

10.04.2021 - 24.04.2021, online

Gender-based violence is an epidemic widespread throughout Latin America and the world. It does not differentiate between social class, race, ethnicity, educational level, age, geographic location, or religion. The series of conversations seeks to promote a culture of peace, citizenship, and human rights, based on gender equity and its intersectionalities. The goal is to join efforts in Latin America and beyond to achieve peace, security, and social justice. more...

PWAG Asia Feminism Forum

21.11.2020 - 28.11.2020, online

International Dialogue on Democracy Transformation and Feminism in Asia more...

Feminist Perspectives on the Responsible Business Initiative

20.10.2020, cfd, Falkenhöheweg 8, 3001 Bern

The Responsible Business Initiative will be put to the vote on 29 November. It demands what should be self-evident: that internationally active companies based in Switzerland can be held accountable for environmental damage and human rights violations abroad. more...

Panel discussion

17.09.2020, Bern

Focus on two key political topics: gender justice and climate justice more...

"Feminist Yearning, Imagining, and Organizing for a Just Peace and Genuine Security"

14.07.2020 - 15.07.2020, virtual

Two days are dedicated to feminist peace at the 7th South South Forum on Sustainability. Join in in the discussions with feminists from around the world! more...

"Challenging Militarized Responses in the Time of Corona"

24.04.2020 - 25.04.2020, Online

PeaceWomen Across the Globe is a co-sponsor and -organiser of this international feminist teach-in that takes place online and in two sessions on 24 and 25 April. Sign up now! more...

"Women’s voices in coming to terms with the civil war in Nepal”

30.11.2019 - 30.11.2019, Zurich

Panel discussion with Susan Risal, director of Nagarik Aawaz, Nepal and Mithra Akhbari, programme manager, PeaceWomen Across the Globe, about the role of women in the Nepal peace process and working with women affected by sexualised and gender-specific violence. more...

"Opportunities and challenges of peace processes: How Colombia, Nepal and the Philippines are working towards sustainable peace"

27.11.2019 - 27.11.2019, Bern

Panel discussion with experts from Colombia, Nepal and the Philippines: the three countries are at different points in their peace processes. What are the differences and similarities? What role do women play in reconciliation and reconstruction? What can the countries learn from each other so that peace in their countries lasts? more...

Women, Peace & Security. Reclaim Prevention!

18.09.2019 - 18.09.2019, Bern

This conference will bring together civil society, academia and state institutions to discuss violence prevention in the framework of the Swiss National Action Plan (NAP) 1325. It will highlight critical perspectives on Preventing Violent Extremism, the implementation of NAPs and the future of Women, Peace & Security in Switzerland and beyond. more...

Dealing with the Past in Colombia: Gender, Truth and Justice

16.05.2019, Bern

Roundtable on gender-just dealing with the conflict in Colombia more...

Film screening and discussion with Alejandra Miller Restrepo

16.05.2019, Bern

Film screening and discussion with Alejandra Miller Restrepo, member of the Truth Commission in Colombia. The event will take place on 16 May 2019 at the PROGR in Bern at 6 pm. more...

Effective participation of women in peace processes - Women's PeaceTable in Switzerland

02.11.2017 - 02.11.2017, Berne, Switzerland

The last of the thirty Women's PeaceTables will take place in Switzerland. PWAG has invited Miriam Coronel Ferrer to Switzerland to participate in this. more...

Peace expert Miriam Coronel Ferrer in Switzerland

30.10.2017 - 03.11.2017, Switzerland

At the invitation of PWAG, the peace expert will be in Switzerland from 30 October to 3 November 2017. more...