CEWARN consults with regional gender experts on engendering its early warning and response system
IGAD-CEWARN joins Africa in mourning the loss of Nelson Mandela
IGAD's CEWARN joins Africa today in mourning the loss of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate who passed on, on 5 December 2013 aged 95. His life exemplified the quest for peace and justice in the continent.
A statement from IGAD Executive Secretary will be shared shortly.
Terms of Reference : Creative writer sought to develop content for communications materials
CEWARN seeks the services of a creative writer to produce short write ups for CEWARN communications materials that describe various facets of the mechanism's work and current priorities. The write ups will be adopted for use on the CEWARN website and other communications materials for wide dissemination. See Terms of Reference attached. Deadline for application 8 December 2013
CEWARN reviews ongoing projects of the RRF and approves new proposals for funding
CEWARN held the 7th regular steering committee meeting of its Rapid Response Fund on 27 November in Nairobi. The main items of the agenda were reviews of the rules and procedures of the committee, reviewing the status of on-going local-level peace initiatives through the Rapid Response Fund (RRF) as well as appraisal for funding of new project proposals.
The Steering Committee approved twelve projects for funding from Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Sudan with a combined worth of USD 405,155. The projects span from a conflict baseline survey targeting the Blue Nile region to trauma healing and confidence building work in Tana Delta region of Kenya. The RRF was set up 2009 as a basket fund to support locally-driven and timely response project in CEWARN’s areas of reporting.
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