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2016 Nominations Now In!

August 1, 2016
2016 Nominations are now in for Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Myanmar, the Philippines, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka! 
 


Please see below the Criteria for this year's awards:
 
Criteria I.
Untold Stories – women transforming their communities (one from each country)
 
This award recognizes the efforts of women (over 30 years) who have demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, prevention and peace building in their communities. There will be seven winners in total for this category, one winner from each of the seven participating countries. This category focuses on sharing the stories of women who work at the grassroots level, who work tirelessly for change but receive little to no recognition.
 
Eligibility
  • Women from the Philippines, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka or Pakistan are eligible.
  • Must be aged 30 years or older and must not have previously won an N-Peace Award.
  • Must uphold the values of gender equality and women’s empowerment. 
  • Must have demonstrated capacity in mobilizing people and resources for peacebuilding especially at the sub-regional level.
  • Must have wide-ranging experience in advocating for systemic change relating to women’s inclusion in conflict prevention, resolution, peacebuilding or security particularly at a sub-regional level.
  • Must be willing to have information about their work used for advocacy purposes through the N-Peace network.
  • Must be residing in the Asia-Pacific region at the time of being nominated.

Criteria II.
Campaigning for Action – women and men mobilizing for peace at the sub-national levels (single award) 
 
This award recognizes the work of a woman or man whose mobilization and advocacy efforts have resulted in the advancement of women, peace and security issues particularly at the sub-national level.       
 
Eligibility
  • Women and men from the Philippines, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka or Pakistan are eligible.
  • Must be aged 30 years or older and must not have previously won an N-Peace Award.
  • Must uphold the values of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
  • Must have demonstrated capacity in mobilizing people and resources for peacebuilding especially at the sub-regional level.
  • Must have wide-ranging experience in advocating for systemic change relating to women’s inclusion in conflict prevention, resolution, peacebuilding or security particularly at a sub-regional level.
  • The nominee could be a representative of a civil society, a public servant or a government official priority at the sub-national level. For example, the nominee could be a police officer who has sought and achieved national policy change on women and security, or a member of a district council who has consistently advocated for the inclusion of women in peace processes and mobilized resources to implement this.
  • Must be willing to have information about their work used for advocacy purposes through the N-Peace network.
  • Must be residing in the Asia-Pacific region at the time of being nominated.
 
Criteria III:
The Peace Generation – young women and men building peace through volunteerism (one woman and one man)    
 
This award recognizes the work of a young woman and man who have demonstrated volunteerism as a powerful means of promoting social cohesion and reconciliation through engaging people. Their efforts in policy change, advocacy and mobilization, media communications, or community action have resulted in the advancement of women, peace and security issues.             

Eligibility:
  • Women and men from the Philippines, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka or Pakistan are eligible.
  •  Must be aged 25 years or younger at the time of nomination and must not have previously won an N-Peace Award.
  •  Must uphold the values of gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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