Global Aceleration Instrument

Security Council Group on women, peace and security, co-chaired by Spain, begins work

MFA PRESS RELEASE 14/03/2016 Following the approval in October 2015, under the Spanish Presidency of the Security Council, of Resolution 2242 (2015), the work of the Informal Group of Experts of the Security Council on women, peace and security is now underway. This mechanism has been set up by Spain and the United Kingdom, the countries which co-chair the group, [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:17+00:00 06/05/2016|Categories: Global Aceleration Instrument, Uncategorized|

GAI: mission, background, expected results and governance

GAI Mission   The Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) on Women, Peace, Security and Humanitarian Action is a flexible and rapid financing mechanism that supports quality interventions to enhance the capacity to prevent conflict, respond to crises and emergencies, seize key peacebuilding opportunities, and encourage the sustainability and national ownership of investments.   The GAI will enhance women’s engagement in peace [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:17+00:00 06/05/2016|Categories: Global Aceleration Instrument, Uncategorized|

New global funding instrument invests in women to accelerate conflict recovery, sustain peace

Date: 23 February 2016 (New York, 23 February) – A new multi-partner effort will be launched tomorrow to assist the international community to respond to today’s complex peace and security challenges and to direct investment in sustainable peace. The Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) for Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action has been established by civil society, the UN and [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:35+00:00 26/02/2016|Categories: Global Aceleration Instrument, Uncategorized|