Netherland and Non-Violent Peace force ink deal to empower women on peace building
The Netherlands and the Non-Violent Peace force organisation have signed an agreement to extend a project that promotes the role of women in peace building and Gender- Violence prevention in South Sudan.
Under the terms of the agreement, Non-Violent Peace force will for the next one year work with the security sector and Women Protection Teams in the Protection of Civilian Site in Juba and beneficiaries in Abruac - Upper Nile, and Rumbek to equip them with skills to protect themselves from potential threats of physical violence.
Speaking on the Miraya Breakfast show this morning, was the Netherlands Ambassador to South Sudan, Janet Alberda, the Executive Director, Non-Violent Peace Force, Aseervatham Florington, CEO Non Violent Peace forces, Tiffany Easthom and Noeke Ruiter, First Secretary Political affairs and Rule of law at the Netherlands embassy.
"We as an international organizations we don’t come with our own agenda we promote their own traditional agenda that they have among themselves.”
The Nonviolent Peace force is also working with the Netherlands and authorities in Western Equatoria to establish their activities in Yambio, Azara and Ezo counties.
Commenting on the implementation of the Revitalized Peace Agreement Netherland’s Ambassador to South Sudan, affirms the support of her government and called on the parties to demonstrate actual commitment in implementing the agreement.
“We support the peace agreement politically and we will support the people of South Sudan when the steps of the peace agreement are taking shape," said Ambassador Alberda.