It is important to underscore that peace and stability continue to be elusive in the eastern DRC and the region as the conflict goes back decades
Southern Africa is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate change due to its physical exposure to weather events, low adaptive capacity and high dependence on climate sensitive livelihoods.
Reflecting on the role of civil society organisations in strengthening the WPS agenda
The role of women in mitigating the impacts of climate change.
Strengthening the capacities of SADC PoE and MRG members in conflict mediation and prevention
SADC took various steps to encourage and assist member states in developing NAPs. Whilst recognising the significant strides made in the region, more needs to be done to institutionalise the WPS agenda within the region.
Strengthening the capacity of women mediators in effective gender-responsive conflict management and resolution through dialogue and mediation.