FECCLAHA Participates in the Global Open Day Event on Women, Peace, & Security
FECCLAHA participated in the Global Open Day Event on Women, Peace, and Security in Goma, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (North Kivu) on 31 January and 2 February, 2017. The delegation from FECCLAHA included women leaders from Burundi, North Kivu, and South Sudan accompanied by the Programme Manager of the Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) - Regional Peace Programme. This event was organised by the Women Platform of Peace, Security, and Cooperation Framework for the DRC and the region which is within the Office of the Special Envoy Envoy of the Secretary General for the Great Lakes Region jointly with the United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in DRC. The event sought to promote the participation of women in peace and governance/political processes as stipulated in the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace, and Security. The event provided space for capacity building, networking, and and exchange of experiences. There was a High-Level Dialogue with Ministers of Gender Affairs from the region as well as Seniour officials from regional agencies and United Nations on concerns and priorities related to Peace & Security in the Great Lakes Region.