N-Peace Awards 2014
UNDP Pakistan has recently become a member of the N-Peace network which is a multi-country network of peace advocates in Asia working on the advancement of women and peace issues. The network supports women's leadership for conflict prevention, relocation, peace building and promotion. Other countries that are part of the network include Nepal, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Sri Lanka , Afghanistan and the Philippines. Members of the N-Peace network represent civil society, government, non-government organizations, academia, United Nations Agencies, religious groups and the media.
One of the initiatives of the N-Peace network is the N-Peace Awards. Advocates working on women and peace issues are acknowledged for their achievemnets and efforts through the N-Peace awards which take place in Bangkok every year in October. This year Pakistan will also be part of the nominations for the awards. Nominations will be made in five different categories:
Category 1: Untold stories-women transforming their communities
Category 2: Breaking stereotypes-women and media
Category 3: Campaigning for action-women and men mobilizing for peace
Category 4: The peace generation-young women and men building peace
Category 5: Thinking outside the box-bringing new solutions to persistent problems
We would like peace advocates (men and women) and relevant organizations from all over Pakistan to send their CV, photo, profile highlighting peace building efforts and achievements, contact details, in respective category to UNDP Pakistan by May 20, 2014 through courier to the following address or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Only shortlisted candidates will be nominated for N-Peace Award October 2014
For more details, visit the N-Peace official website http://n-peace.net/
Send details to: Registry Unit, United Nations Development Programme, Pakistan, 2nd Floor, Serena Business Complex, Khayaban-e-Suharwardy, Sector G-5/1, Islamabad, P.O. Box 1051, Islamabad, Pakistan. Tel: (92-51)8355600, Fax (92-51) 2600254-55.