Promoting the role of women in peace and security at the European Development Days 0

Themed “Women and girls at the forefront of sustainable development” the European Development Days – Europe’s leading forum in international development – took place on 5-6 June in Brussels. It was the perfect opportunity for the African Peace Facility to introduce a topic of growing relevance for the design and implementation of peace operations in Africa: gender mainstreaming in peace processes. The debate organised by the APF was dedicated to ‘The role of African women in the prevention, management and resolution of African conflicts’ to discuss ideas on how to further promote women’s inclusion in peace-building across Africa. The...