Regional Conference in Chad on ''Promotion of Women's Participation in Conflict Prevention Mechanisms, Research, Consolidation and Peacekeeping"

Central Africa

September 8, 2014

The regional conference on the promotion of women's participation in conflict prevention mechanisms, research, consolidation and maintenance of peace in Central Africa and the Sahelian region took place in N'Djamena - Chad, from September 2 to 5, 2014. The goal of the conference was the launch of a high-level advocacy for the promotion of African women’s participation in decision-making on peace and security. Specific objectives included improving and enhancing the knowledge of the participants on the issues and challenges of peace in Central Africa and the Sahelian region, analyze responses, systems and initiatives to combat security threats and mainly examine the role and contribution of women in peace initiatives.

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