In this film, Accord authors Christine Bell, Yusuf Hassan, Deepak Thapa and Graeme Simpson discuss why inclusion matters for peace, and what you can expect from the publication.
Women Mediators across the Commonwealth (WMC) is a network that connects women with a broad range of experiences - from mediating conflicts at the community level to formally mediating conflicts as part of official peace processes. In this film, members of the network discuss why Women Mediators across the Commonwealth is needed, and what makes this network so unique.
The final peace agreement signed in 2016 between the Government of Colombia and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionaries de Colombia (FARC) includes explicit measures for the inclusion and recognition of LGBT people. We spoke to Diana Garcia Salamanca about the important role of gender and sexual minority groups and individuals in the negotiation of the agreement, as well as the challenges which remain for LGBT peacebuilders.
Conciliation Resources has appointed four new members to its Board of Trustees; Tayyiba Bajwa, George Graham, Jo Kemp and Dushy Pillai.
A crucial vote in the House of Lords last week saw greater legal protection for aid workers who respond to humanitarian crises, but failed to acknowledge the important need to protect peacebuilders in their work.