Project profile — Gender, Peace and Security Funding Window in Myanmar


Nordic International Support Foundation
2017-02-14 - 2019-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Myanmar (100.00%)


• 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)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (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)


The project aims to strengthen the ability of civil society to strategically plan and implement projects aimed at increasing the substantive participation of women and gender inclusion in the peace process at the sub-national level in Myanmar. It supports emerging organizations to help them influence the peace process as well as provide technical support to organizations so they are well-equipped to take advantage of opportunities and be at the forefront of advocating inclusive coherent strategies be used to implement the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased meaningful and sustained engagement of civil society and women’s organisations around Gender, Peace and Security (GPS) through actions inside the formal peace process, and those designed to influence it from outside; and (2) improved capacity of civil society and women’s organisations to engage in and towards the peace process on GPS issues.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $71,326
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
20-02-2019 Disbursement $121,867
31-03-2019 Disbursement $33,748
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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