Supporting and strengthening networks of human rights defenders to make a lasting contribution to peacebuilding in the Central African Republic

Central African Republic (the)

  • Objective : Develop and/or strengthen national capacities to promote democratic governance, coexistence and peaceful conflict resolution.
  • Specific objective: To improve the participation of women human rights defenders’ organizations and networks in institutional discussion spheres through an environment conducive to respect for human rights and the performance of their management systems.
  • Expected results :
    • The environment in which WHRD CSOs operate is understood and strengthened
    • Management systems of women’s organizations and networks are strengthened to meet CSO quality standards
    • Dialogue and partnerships between women’s civil society organizations and networks are promoted.
    • Women’s actions in conflict prevention and management are scaled up.
  • Project partners :
    • United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
    • United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
    • Organization of Young Leaders for Development (OJLD) in Bouar
    • Challenges & Objectives (DO) Bangui
    • Center for the Promotion and Defense of Children’s Rights (CPDE) in Berberati
    • Maison de l’Enfant et de la Femme Pygmée (MEFP) in Nola
    • Lawyers from the Central African Bar Association
    • Ministry for the Promotion of Women, the Family and Child Protection
  • Geographical areas of implementation : Bangui, Bouar, Berberati and Nola
  • Funding : Peace Building Fund (PBF)
  • Budget : 560.000 $
  • Duration : 24 months (February 06, 2023 > February 05, 2025)