Project profile — Indigenous Women Building Peace in Colombia

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Indigenous Women Building Peace in Colombia - Overview
Conciliation Resources
2017-03-09 - 2019-03-31
Country / region • Colombia (100.00%)
Sector • Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security
Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution (15220) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (principal objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
Description and results


This project aims to support the growing National Commission of Indigenous Women in Colombia (CONAMIC) as a network that can contribute to building peace and fostering post-agreement security in Colombia, by strengthening the capacities and the legitimacy of Indigenous women as agents of change in their own communities and at the national level. Project activities include: (1) providing training on monitoring the implementation of Colombia's Peace Agreement and localization of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security; (2) reporting on UNSCR 1325 and implementing the Peace Agreement from an Indigenous women's perspective; and (3) building the organizational capacity of CONAMIC.

Expected results

The expected outcome for this project includes: increased participation of Indigenous women in the implementation of the Colombian peace process.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of the end of the project (March 2019) include: (1) 29 Colombian Indigenous women increased capacity at monitoring and documenting the implementation of the Colombian Peace Agreement; and (2) 28 Colombian Indigenous women take part in tasks related to the implementation of the Colombian Peace Agreement through their membership in the women's Indigenous organization "National Council of Indigenous Women of Colombia".



Original budget $225,508
Planned Disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
18-07-2018 Disbursement $116,584
23-11-2018 Disbursement $64,948
27-03-2019 Disbursement $11,447
31-03-2019 Disbursement $26,755
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