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Global: Call for Interest for Civil Society Organizations, Join the Board of the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund

WPHF civil society board members are calling on all interested NGOs to apply for a seat on the WPHF funding board for the 2021-2022 term. Composed of representatives from donors,…

Global: Supporting Women’s Influence & Participation in Peace Processes, WPHF Unveils New Rapid Financing Mechanism

(New York) – The Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) announced this week the soft launch of a new financing mechanism to accelerate women’s influence and participation in peace processes,…

Global: Delivering lifeline support to women’s and grassroots organizations for COVID-19 response

(New York) – In addition to the dramatic health crisis, the COVID-19 global pandemic has presented grave new threats to the critical work and very existence of local civil society…

Vienna Declaration 2020: Women Peacebuilders & Humanitarian Actors Define Key Priorities in 2020 and Beyond

The Global Women’s Forum for Peace & Humanitarian Action was organized by the Austrian Development Cooperation, Global Network of Women Peacebuilders and the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund in Vienna, Austria…

Global: Women Peacebuilders Unite at Global Forum to Set Priorities, Call for Action

Women Peace and Humanitarian Activists Establish Bold New Agenda (Vienna) – 70 women peacebuilders and humanitarians convened in Vienna, Austria this week at the world’s first Global Women’s Forum for Peace and…

United Nations: New Fund Calls on Global Community, Invest in Women Accelerating Peace

(New York) – Celebrities and business leaders joined governments and civil society members at the United Nations on Thursday night to mobilize support for the Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund…

The Pacific: Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Project for Palau

(Koror, Palau) – As we celebrate the 25th year anniversary of the Mechesil Belau (Women of Palau) Conference with the Republic of Palau, the Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF)…

Global: Kristen Bell to Serve as Advocate for Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund

(New York) – American actress and activist Kristen Bell will become the first global advocate for the Women’s Peace & Humanitarian Fund (WPHF)—a United Nations and civil society partnership supporting…