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Youth-led Peace and Reconciliation in Colombia: A Transformational Approach
The objective of the Social Entrepreneurship Support for Food Security (SES4Food) programme is to contribute to ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture (SDG Goal 2) by creating flourishing ecosystems for social entrepreneurs working on food production (SDG Goal 8). More specifically, by connecting social entrepreneurs, support organisations, market actors and private sector investors (including diaspora) and by empowering these actors to work together effectively, the project contributes to the establishment of sustainable food production systems (SDG 12) which in turn will ensure access by all people, in particular people in vulnerable situations, to nutritious food.
The superhero’s journey is a transformational learning tool, structured in 30 learning sessions with the overall aim to strengthen the capacity of vulnerable youth in marginalized communities to act as agents of positive change.
The superhero’s journey is a transformational learning tool, structured in 30 learning sessions with the overall aim to strengthen the capacity of vulnerable youth in marginalized communities to act as agents of positive change.
Upon a specific request from the African Union Commission (Peace and Security Department), the Women Empowerment Pillar of the UNITAR Peacekeeping Training Programme (PTP) has developed a comprehensive project aiming to enhance the capacities of African women from a variety of backgrounds to effectively take part in mediation and conflict prevention efforts across the African continent.
The topic of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) is a cross-cutting priority across the programming of UNITAR, following a growing commitment to leaving no one behind in its efforts to build sustainable and inclusive peace in conflict and post-conflict environments.
The Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy Solutions in Situations of Displacement (GPA) is a non-binding framework and entails concrete recommendations for accelerated progress towards the vision of safe access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy services for all displaced people by 2030. The living framework is the result of continued consultation among humanitarian and development organisations, the private sector, governments, academia, and other stakeholders involved in the provision of fuel and energy services to displaced people.
The Indigenous Programme provides advanced training in conflict analysis and negotiation to key representatives of indigenous peoples.
UNITAR, in line with the framework set by the UN Secretary-General, engages in various activities aimed at establishing and strengthening the rule of law at the national, regional and international levels. To this extent, UNITAR develops and implements capacity-building initiatives for the benefit of Member States, institutions and key actors at all levels with the aim of enhancing a worldwide compliance to international principles, norms and standards while advancing a culture of peace, democracy, justice and respect of human rights.
Africa continues to be affected by conflicts which are undermining efforts to bring about sustainable development. This programme was developed to increase the number of governmental and non-governmental officials in Africa trained in conflict analysis, negotiation, mediation and reconciliation skills. It was developed as an extension of the Fellowship Programme with a specific focus on Africa.