Middle East & North Africa
Middle East & North Africa

Across the Middle East and North Africa, Search is working to build healthy, safe, and just societies.

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A five-year effort, together with the State Department and Kroc Institute, to build truly equitable partnerships with women peacebuilders Policy initiatives that exclude half of the population are likely to fail. Yet this is often how peace works, with women barred from key discussions and decisions. At UN-brokered negotiations, just 23 percent of participants are […]

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Women, Youth, Peace, and Security (2022–2026)

Although Iraq has made strides in advancing the inclusion of youth and women in the peace and security agenda – being the first Middle Eastern country to adopt a WPS National Action Plan (NAP) – it continues to present several structural barriers to achieving inclusive peace and security…

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