Tuesday, July 16, 2024


Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Women in Peacekeeping: UN Fund calls for new ideas and investment

NEW YORK, APRIL 3: The United Nation's Elsie Initiative Fund (EIF) launched a fresh call for funding proposals aimed at improving opportunities for uniformed women to serve in peacekeeping operations, and better serve vulnerable communities worldwide. "A more gender-responsive mission builds trust with the communities they serve and improves its effectiveness", said UN Women's Executive Director Sima Bahous at the start of the event. She also highlighted the vital role women play in today's multifaceted peacekeeping missions and stressed the need to ensure the equal participation of women. The Fund...
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