Project profile — Empowering Women for Peacebuilding


Women’s Learning Partnership for RiDevelopment and Peace
2017-12-06 - 2019-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Iraq (20.00%)
• Jordan (20.00%)
• Libya (20.00%)
• Nigeria (20.00%)
• Lebanon (20.00%)


• Government And Civil Society, General: Human rights (15160) (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)
• 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)


The project aims to increase the influence in decision-making on peace and security of women from conflict-affected areas in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, and Nigeria. To do so, the project provides training and mentoring to grassroots women’s organizations working in conflict-affected regions. Training and workshops focus on developing skills in women’s leadership, peacebuilding, human rights advocacy and project management.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved capacity of women’s rights civil society organizations (CSOs) to conduct local advocacy on women, peace and security issues; (2) improved capacity of grassroots women and youth to share knowledge on women, peace and security; (3) increased access to national dialogue processes by women’s rights CSOs; and (4) increased access to international advocacy arenas by women’s rights CSOs.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
24-12-2019 Disbursement $92,972
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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