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Development cooperation, 12/13/2016

UN Women; Implementing Afghanistan's National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and Related Resolutions

Description

Finland continues to support Afghanistan in implementing Afghanistan’s National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 – Women, Peace, and Security, NAP. Finland and Afghanistan started twinning cooperation on UNSCR 1325 in 2010 and NAP was finished in July 2015. In the next phase Finland supports implementing the NAP through UN Women’s The Survivors’ Empowerment Journey Programme (SEJ). SEJ is a collaboration between the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA) and UN Women Afghanistan Country Office. The aim of the programme is to implement innovative prevention of violence against women (VAW) approaches, improve the delivery of protection and reintegration services for survivors of and promote economic empowerment of vulnerable women. Finland supports SEJ’s NAP implementation related activities with 600 000 Euros during 2017-2019.

Funding decision 12/13/2016

600 000 €

Target country

Afghanistan

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

Gender equality
Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

Ending violence against women and girls 70%
Legal and judicial development 15%
Women’s equality organisations and institutions 15%

Type of aid

Project-type interventions

Special target group

women
girls
youth

Funding channel

YK:n tasa-arvojärjestö
Kehitysmaan julkinen sektori

Contact

asa-40

Code for the object of funding

62507317

ID

UHA2016-005723

Created date

11/7/2016

Modified

12/22/2016

Case state

Technical planning
Plan the project
Processing of the programme document

Case status

Pending

This document

Updated 12/23/2016

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