Newsletters

Issue 14

October 1, 2019

Welcome to issue 14 of the GPS newsletter. This month we're pleased to announce the publication of a new policy brief examining misogyny, violent extremism and the implications for PVE. You can read the full brief on our website here.

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Issue 13

April 18, 2019

Welcome to the April issue of the GPS newsletter. Monash GPS are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to contribute to a Monash Warwick Alliance funded project, Inclusive economies and enduring peace: the role of social reproduction. Please visit Jobs at Monash for more information about the position and how to apply. Earlier this month, we launched the new Oxford Handbook on Women, Peace and Security in Melbourne with a public panel discussion featuring Miki Jacevic, Jennifer Wittwer, Katrina Lee-Koo and Jacqui True.

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Issue 12

March 06, 2019

Welcome to the first GPS newsletter of 2019! Monash GPS warmly invites you to attend a public panel discussion, Implementing the UN Women, Peace and Security agenda: Promises, Possibilities and Pitfalls, which will launch the new Oxford Handbook on Women, Peace and Security, edited by Professor Jacqui True and Associate Professor Sara Davies from Monash GPS, and published by Oxford University Press. This evening's panel discussion, led by Mr Mirsad 'Miki' Jacevic, Vice Chair of Inclusive Security, will raise a number of issues addressed in the Handbook regarding the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda around the world. Register here to join us on Monday 1st April.

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Issue 11

December 10, 2018

Welcome to the December issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. This month we're pleased to announce that we will be offering a Graduate Certificate of Gender, Peace and Security commencing July 2019. The Grad Cert will enable leaders to better integrate gender perspectives into peace and security policymaking at all levels – local, national, regional and global.

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Issue 10

October 29, 2018

Welcome to the October issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. On 5th October 2018, Professor Jacqui True, Associate Professor Katrina Lee-Koo (Monash GPS), Associate Professor Sara Davies (Griffith), Dr Nicole George (UQ) and doctoral candidate Sarah Hewitt, hosted a Regional Stakeholder Conference in Bangkok.

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Issue 9

August 31, 2018

Welcome to the August issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. This month's newsletter features blogs by Professor Jacqui True and Associate Professor Katrina Lee-Koo on the gender politics of the Australian leadership spill and Julie Bishop's resignation as Foreign Minister. We're also pleased to announce that Monash GPS has been awarded funding from UN Women for the project ‘Building a Stronger Evidence Base: A Gender-Sensitive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism in Asia and the Pacific'.

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Issue 8

June 29, 2018

Welcome to the June issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. This month's newsletter features new reports by Monash GPS with Plan International on Adolescent Girls in Crisis: Voices from South Sudan and Voices of the Rohingya. And with UN Women Asia and the Pacific, on Empowering women for peaceful communities: Evidence from Indonesia and Bangladesh.

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Issue 7

April 24, 2018

Welcome to the April issue of the Monash GPS. This month we launched the website, Mapping Peace, for the ARC Linkage Project, Towards Inclusive Peace: Mapping Gender Provisions in Peace Agreements, in which we partner with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Issue 6

March 02, 2018

Welcome to the first Monash GPS newsletter of 2018! Monash GPS is pleased to announce a new project with UN Women on Gender Equality and Violent Extremism: A Research Agenda, led by Professor Jacqui True, Associate Professor Kerry O'Brien and Dr Eleanor Gordon, and partnering with Eirene Associates, Morocco. This month the GPS Centre welcomed visiting scholars, Professor Annica Kronsell from Lund University, Dr Claire Duncanson from the University of Edinburgh and Dr Serene Ho from KU Leuven. We are also pleased to announce that Melissa Johnston joined us as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

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Issue 5

December 13, 2017

Welcome to the December issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. Last Thursday Monash GPS and Georgetown Institute for WPS co-hosted the launch of the Women, Peace and Security Index in Melbourne. This month's newsletter features blogs covering the Foreign Policy White Paper. It also includes blogs by PhD candidates, Maria Tanyag (Research Fellow) for 16 days of activism against gender-based violence and Sarah Hewitt on interpretative research.

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Issue 4

November 06, 2017

Welcome to the October issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. This month Monash GPS released the report, Preventing Violent Extremism: Gender Perspectives and Women's Roles and co-hosted the Supporting Young Women's Leadership Workshop, with IWDA and World YWCA, and Betty Barkha shares her insights from the four days.

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Issue 3

September 01, 2017

Welcome to the August issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. This newsletter features a blog by Monash GPS Director, Professor Jacqui True, on the role of women in preventing violent extremism in Asia. Recently we marked International Humanitarian Day by speaking to Monash GPS Steering Committee Members Sarah Boyd, Eleanor Gordon and Hannah Jay to hear their reflections on women's leadership in the humanitarian sector and the barriers they face.

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Issue 2

July 03, 2017

Welcome to the June issue of the Monash GPS newsletter. This newsletter features the announcement of Dr Sharman Stone being appointed foundation Patron of the centre; news of Monash GPS in London; and a blog on the recent Human Rights Council Youth Forum in Geneva by Dr Lesley Pruitt.

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