Project profile — Women Peacebuilders’ Network on the Korean Peninsula

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Overview

Overview

Women Peacebuilders’ Network on the Korean Peninsula - Overview
CA-3-P006532001
$460,689
NOBEL WOMEN'S INITIATIVE (CA-CRA_ACR-2855596193)
2018-08-07 - 2019-07-31
Closed
Country / region • Korea, Republic (50.00%)
• Korea, Democratic People's Republic (50.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Women’s equality organisations and institutions (15170) (50.00%)
• Conflict Prevention And Resolution, Peace And Security
Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution (15220) (50.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (principal objective)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project seeks to strengthen the active and meaningful participation of women in the peace process on the Korean Peninsula by supporting a collaborative network of women peacebuilders from Northeast Asia and other key stakeholder countries. Project activities include: (1) holding a Northeast Asian regional roundtable with grassroots women’s organizations to discuss shared strategies on the Korean Peninsula peace process; (2) delivering capacity building, outreach and training to grassroots women’s organizations on women’s engagement and role in peace processes; (3) forging connections between women’s groups in South Korea, North Korea and other key countries working towards peace on the Korean Peninsula; and (4) identifying champions on women’s inclusion in peace processes.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased active and meaningful engagement, participation and influence of women contributing to the peace process on the Korean Peninsula; and (2) enhanced expertise and cohesion of women contributing to the peace process on the Korean Peninsula.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of the end of the project (March 2021) include: (1) increased active and meaningful engagement, participation and influence of women contributing to the peace process on the Korean Peninsula. Also, 75% of network members indicated an increase in the influence of women peacebuilders on official processes in the Korean Peninsula; and (2) enhanced expertise and cohesion of women contributing to the peace process on the Korean Peninsula. Also, 88% of the project recipients reported an increase in knowledge. The Women Peacebuilding Network produced 16 consensus-building recommendations. Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic’s challenges, the project successfully made significant progress in influencing peace-related policies and increasing women’s participation in peace processes.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
Transactions
Transaction Date Type Value
22-01-2021 Disbursement $170,264
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Related information

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Women Peacebuilders’ Network on the Korean Peninsula - Related information
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