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33 entries found
14 Feb 2017 description

Assessment Location: Samangan province, Aybak city

Type of crises: Conflict

Crisis Location: Dar-e-Suf Payeen district of Samangan province and Kunduz

Assessment Finding and Recommendation in brief:

21 Oct 2016 description

WfWI’s partner, Free Yezidi Foundation (FYF), based at the Khanke IDP camp in the Duhok Province in Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), caters to the needs of 640 Yezidi women, most of whom are former ISIS hostages.

07 Oct 2016 description

A historic milestone occurred last week that many thought was impossible: the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel movement signed a peace agreement, more than five decades after the start of what became the Western Hemisphere’s longest-running conflict.

The measure was then put to a referendum vote where it was expected to pass easily, but ultimately failed by a small margin. Although it’s unclear what will happen next, both sides have said they do not wish to resume the war, and peace negotiations are likely to resume.

01 Oct 2016 description

A historic milestone occurred this week that many thought was impossible: the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebel movement signed a peace agreement, bringing an official end to the Western Hemisphere’s longest-running conflict.

16 Sep 2016 description
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On September 19th and 20th, world leaders gather at the United Nations (UN) for two major summits on the global refugee and migration crisis – the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants co-chaired by the Governments of Jordan and Ireland and the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees convened by President Obama.

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3 entries found
31 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Apr 2017 Women for Women International

What are we looking for?

31 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Apr 2017 Women for Women International

What are we looking for?

Women for Women International (WfWI) is in search of a fearless and resilient communications leader ahead of our 25th Anniversary in 2018. We’re preparing to mobilize a campaign to tell our story and inspire a brand experience that instills loyalty in our supporters and need you to help us. If you’re an excellent writer and deeply committed to your work leading a communications and external engagement strategy, you’re the right fit for our team!

06 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 31 Mar 2017 Women for Women International

Overview:

Founded in 1993, Women for Women International (WfWI) is an INGO headquartered in Washington, DC and operating in conflict-affected countries around the world with a mission to provide marginalized women with the knowledge, tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency.