DRCongo à la carte , DRCC foundation

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Name of organization/institution

DRCongo à la carte , DRCC foundation

Name of your focal point

Marie-Cakupewa

Email of your focal point

info@drccfoundation.org

Website URL

Organization details

Civil Society Organization

Description of your organization/institution

DRCC foundation is a women-led non profit organization established at the Hague since 2014. The DRCC main goal in to advocate for a meaningful participation and the integration of the Congolese Diaspora in the Dutch community and to lobby for peace and the reconstruction of the post-conflict zones.

Description of your main WPS related activities

In cooperation with civil society, knowledge institutions and the government, we lobby and network for the the implementation of a national pillar of the Dutch WPS agenda. We further participate in the NAP country group to achieve programmes that contribute to link actors on the WPS in the focus country and the Netherlands. The implementation of the WPS agenda in rural post conflict areas is at the heart of our programmes.

Strategic outcome

1. Participation - More women hold leadership positions, and women participate equally and meaningfully in decision-making processes at every level in the interests of peace and security, including conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding, protec, 2. Prevention - Conflict prevention and the prevention of violent extremism, including of related violence against women and girls, is based on the human rights approach and starts from the principle of human security. Prevention policy and its implementa, 4. Relief, reconstruction and recovery - Meet the needs and contribute to the empowerment of women and girls

Sub-outcome 1

1.1 Enhanced enabling conditions for equal and meaningful participation of women and girls, 1.2 Support for meaningful participation women- and diaspora organisations, human rights defenders and peace builders who work on women’s rights and gender equality

Sub-outcome 2

2.1 Local, multi-dimensional peaceful conflict prevention is given priority

Sub-outcome 4

4.2 Improved socio-economic position women and girls

What type of investments will you make to contribute to the selected outcome(s)?

Advocacy, Progammitic

Description/comments

To achieve meaningful participation of women and girls of the diaspora in the Dutch community and the focus country, we network and advocate with role models and policy makers for an inclusive gender-sensitive policy. We contribute to women leadership in the focus country through programmes that enable women and girls to gain skills that improve their leadership and socioeconomic empowerment. Therefore, programmes and projects in vocational training and entrepreneurship are crucial to address the WPS issues.

Country/Region

Democratic Republic of the Congo, DRC The Netherlands

What is the time frame for your pledged outcome(s) and investment(s)

5 years - 2025