Aliya Harir Chitrali wins International Peace Awards
Chitral Times Report
CHITRAL: Miss Aliya Harir D/o Syed Harir Shah of
Garamchashma Chitral has been awarded
International Peace Awards. "PEACE GENERATION AWARDS 2016" by
N-Peace is a multi-country network of peace advocates in Asia
seeking to advance Women, Peace & Security (WPS) issues. It
supports women’s leadership for conflict prevention, resolution and
peace building, and promotes the implementation of United Nations
Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, and related resolutions,
at regional, national and community levels.
The N-Peace Awards were first launched in 2011 to recognize and
profile women and men leaders and peace builders creating change at
the grassroots to national levels in Asia, the Awards shine a light
on women and men who demonstrate leadership in building peace and
empowering their communities.
N-Peace is currently active in Nepal, Pakistan, Myanmar, Indonesia,
the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and in Timor-Leste with
members of civil society, government, non-government organizations,
academia, United Nations agencies, religious groups and the media.
N-Peace’s mission is to Engage for Peace, Equality, Access,
Community and Empowerment, established in 2010 by women peace
advocates at a meeting held by the United Nations Development
Programme Asia-Pacific Regional Centre (UNDP) with the support of
Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and in
partnership with Search for Common Ground and the Institute for
The N-Peace network plays four key roles.
1) Convenor of dialogues between civil society, government and
other groups on policy related to Women, Peace and Security.
2) Build capacity among women peace advocates to advance WPS
priorities, and broaden country networks for advocacy on this
3) Connector of peace builders who share knowledge of policy and
best practice on implementing UNSCR 1325.
4) Advocate for women’s engagement in peace and security, bringing
light to stories of leadership and resilience.
N-Peace is managed by UNDP's Bangkok Regional Hub with UNDP Offices
across Indonesia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Nepal, Afghanistan and the
Philippines, in partnership with the Institute for Inclusive