Gender-Inclusive Peace Processes: Strengthening Women’s Meaningful Participation through Constituency Building

Global Convening, 7-27 July 2021


This global conference, organized by UN Women in partnership with CMI – Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation, aims to explore good practices and strategies for gender-inclusive constituency building and its linkage to women’s meaningful participation in formal peace processes, with a particular view toward the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Towards Meaningful Inclusion

How to Build Constituencies During Peace Processes

Report: Gender-inclusive peace processes

This report on the conference proceedings explores current challenges, best practices, and recommendations on how best to leverage the practice of constituency building to further gender-inclusive peace.

Podcast: Women representatives and their constituencies: Building support for a more durable peace

Women, Peace, Power: 20 years of UNSCR 1325

Women's meaningful participation builds peace

Voices from the field

Spread the word!

Access the digital toolkit with assets in English, Spanish and Arabic. Download the ready-made flashcards or create your own, and post on your social media!

Women are key to ending Yemen's civil war

Her Personal Mission: Helping to Release Yemen’s Prisoners in Its Continuing War


This conference is made possible through a long-term collaboration with and financial support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.