Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the Generations Without Qat Organization for Awareness and Development concluded three training courses to build the capacity of youth and women initiatives and civil society organizations on peaceful activism, governance, social accountability, and sustainable development.
These three training courses came within the project “Strengthening community participation and building the capacities of civil society organizations, women’s groups, women’s and youth initiatives, and activating their roles in society” (the second year of the project), which is implemented by the Generations Without Qat Organization in the districts of Al-Qaherah and Mudhaffar in Taiz governorate.
During the training courses, which lasted for four days, the participants in the training course on "Inclusive Governance and Community Accountability" received knowledge and skills about the concept of inclusive governance, its importance, challenges facing governance, and mechanisms for accessing inclusion, in addition to the concepts of (transparency/accountability/response / Inclusion/participation), women and inclusive governance, as well as the ladder of community participation, the concept, and tools, the importance of community participation and its success factors, in addition to a conceptual approach to community accountability and accountability tools.
In the training course on peaceful activism for youth and women's initiatives, participants from youth and women's initiatives, in the districts of Al-Qaherah and Mudhaffar, received general concepts about peace, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, the threat of conflict and violence to community peace, and the status of peaceful coexistence in building community peace, in addition to successful experiences of women in Peacebuilding, initiative, and planning for nonviolent change campaigns.
As for the training course for women’s organizations and groups on “sustainable development”, the participants received knowledge and skills about the concepts of development and sustainable development, the roles and participation of civil society organizations and women’s groups in work, and contributing to achieving gender-sensitive sustainable development goals, determining the development needs and priorities of organizations and initiatives Within the context of gender-sensitive sustainable development goals, UN Resolution 1325 and complementary resolutions and their relationship to gender and community development, in addition to analyzing and identifying development and service need to achieve sustainable development goals and the mechanism and tools for collecting data and information to identify needs and set development goals and solutions.