Building on the Women's Weather Watch campaign in Fiji at the 'Women, Peace and Security and the Humanitarian Agenda: Participation, Preparedness and Protection' Regional Consultation worked through femLINKpacific’s established regional network to ensure commitments in the Pacific Regional Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (2012-2015) can be realised, including through the supporting and informing women's leadership roles in preparation and response to the Pacific's intensifying natural disasters.

Photos from the consultation: https://www.facebook.com/256180025092/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10158661115930093

FemTALK: Women, Peace and Security and the Humanitarian Agenda: Participation, Preparedness and Protection

femLINKpacific statement - 10th April (8/2017)

“The women… they are the architects of peace,” said Vanessa Heleta of the Talitha Project in Tonga, underscoring the importance of recognising and engaging women as leaders in humanitarian response. “So, do you want to speak to the ‘head of the house’ or the one who knows what’s going on?”

Read more: https://www.facebook.com/notes/femlinkpacific/femtalk-women-peace-and-security-and-the-humanitarian-agenda-participation-prepa/10155274318669295/

 

FemTALK: Women Peace and Security and the Humanitarian Agenda - Participation, Preparedness and Protection

press release – 12th April (9/2017)

“Protection with dignity is not just ensuring the absence of violence, a negative peace, but having humanitarian actors not be undignified in their work to provide relief,” highlighted Adi Vasulevu of Transcend Oceania from Fiji at today’s ‘Women, Peace and Security and the Humanitarian Agenda: Participation, Preparedness and Protection' Interactive Dialogue.

Read more: https://www.facebook.com/notes/femlinkpacific/femtalk-women-peace-and-security-and-the-humanitarian-agenda-participation-prepa/10155285793554295/


 

Sharon Bhagwan Rolls, femLINKpacific's Executive Producer-Director, hosted a ‘Women, Peace and Security and the Humanitarian Agenda: Participation, Preparedness and Protection' Interactive Dialogue held at the end of a 3 day regional consultation.

Podcast available: https://soundcloud.com/femlinkpacific/femtalk89fm-pacific-apr-17-wps-and-the-humanitarian-agenda-interactive-dialogue