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Global: New Survey Findings Highlight Challenges for Local Women’s Organizations in Crisis Settings, Inflexible & Limited Funding

(New York) — The United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) released the findings of its latest Civil Society Organization (CSO) Annual Survey on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and Humanitarian…

Global: UN Funding Mechanism Launches Urgent Appeal to Support Haitian Women’s Civil Society, Respond to Catastrophe

(New York) – The United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) – together with its UN, government and INGO partners – announced the launch of its latest emergency funding appeal to…

Governments Join WPHF Delegation to Moldova, Witness Impact & Drive Support for Local CSOs Protecting Women & Girls at Forefront of Ukraine Refugee Crisis

(Chisinau) — The United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) – together with its government donors Austria, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom – convened in Moldova…

Global: Institutional Funding is Key for the Survival & Impact of Women’s Organizations on the Front Lines, New WPHF-Spotlight Initiative Brief Highlights

(New York) – The United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) – together with the EU-supported Spotlight Initiative – released a new policy brief on the critical importance of…

Global: Launch of New Funding Tool Scales Up Support for Women Human Rights Defenders, Peace Activists on the Front Lines

(New York) – The United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) – together with Norway, Germany, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the…

Global: Call for Interest for New Civil Society Members, Join the WPHF Board

The civil society members of the WPHF Funding Board are seeking two international/ regional civil society organisations to join the board for the following two-year term 2022-2024. Self-nominations from organisations…

Global: New Survey Findings Highlight Needs of Local Women’s Organizations that Respond to Crises, Build Peace

(New York) – This week the United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) released the findings of its annual Civil Society Organization Survey on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian…

United Nations: Corporations, Celebrities Join WPHF Call for Action, Support 1,000 Women Leaders on the Frontlines

(New York) – The United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) announced the launch of a new campaign today to accelerate support for local women peacebuilders and humanitarian responders…

Global: New Network Accelerates Action for Women in Forced Displacement

(New York) – The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), in partnership with the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF), established a new global action Network to…

Global: Dismantling Barriers to Women’s Participation in Peace Processes, WPHF Launches New Rapid Financing Tool

(New York) – The Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) – together with UN, government and civil society partners – launched on Thursday a new financing mechanism to urgently accelerate women’s influence…