West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP)

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History

Founded 1998. Operational since 1999.

Aims

Enable and facilitate development of mechanisms for cooperation among civil society-based peacebuilding practitioners and organizations in West Africa by: promoting cooperative responses to violent conflicts; providing the structure through which these practitioners and institutions will regularly exchange experience and information on issues of peacebuilding, conflict transformation, social, religious and political reconciliation; promoting West Africa's social cultural values as resources for peacebuilding.

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Activities

Conflict resolution; networking/liaising; projects/programmes; events/meetings.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) (Observer). United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 14 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 15 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • International Relations
    • Peacekeeping

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F5770

Last News Received

1. Jun 2017
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