The Hague Academy for Local Governance

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The Hague Academy for Local Governance

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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, protection, relief, reconstruction and recovery; 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 implementation are conflict-sensitive, gender-sensitive, gender-responsive and gender-transformative; 4. Relief, reconstruction and recovery - Meet the needs and contribute to the empowerment of women and girls; 5. WPS Mainstreaming - A gender lens is applied to every reorganisation, improvement, development and evaluation of analysis, policy and policy implementation with regard to peace and security.

Sub-outcome 1

1.1 Enhanced enabling conditions for equal and meaningful participation by women and girls in peace and security, including conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding, protection, relief, reconstruction and recovery, 1.2 Women’s and diaspora organisations, human rights defenders and peace builders working for women’s rights and gender equality in conflict and post-conflict countries are supported in their efforts to participate meaningfully in peace and security processes, 1.3 Peace processes are inclusive and bottom-up, and the resulting declarations and their implementation reflect the needs of everyone, including women and young people at local level

Sub-outcome 2

2.1 Conflict prevention by means of local, peaceful, multidimensional strategies and approaches is given priority

Sub-outcome 4

4.2 Women’s and girls’ socioeconomic position has been improved both inside and outside of humanitarian and fragile situations

Sub-outcome 5

5.1 Peace and security personnel are gender-aware and systematically apply a gender lens to policy formulation and implementation on peace and security, 5.2 Organisations endeavour to apply gender-responsive budgeting, 5.3 Organisations have positive gender norms and values with a specific focus on the role of men and boys

3 years - 2023

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