Coming back from leave is often emotional for me. I am torn between missing relatives in Malmö, and feeling excited about being back at work. My holiday stay in Sweden was prolonged as a result of the European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) deciding to extend leaves over Christmas amidst a spike in COVID-19 cases in Georgia, and I had made the most of a rare occasion to catch up with family and friends.
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Part One of this post highlighted the importance of the rule of law in supporting crisis response in countries struggling with the effects of conflict. One of the most important rule of law principles in such settings is accountability, particularly “downward accountability”, in which state authorities focus on serving citizens dependent on them.
Corruption and poor governance can lead to excessive upward accountability directed toward political superiors, leaving a gap between the state and ordinary citizens. Civil ... Läs hela inlägget »
Right before the winter break, 236 women and men from 105 different organizations and 46 countries around the world joined our International Dialogue on Gender-Responsive Leadership, to discuss an absolutely critical and often missing part of the gender equality puzzle: gender-responsive leadership.
After twenty years of struggling to achieve the commitments of the global women, peace and security agenda, we at the FBA have learned that executives and managers are essential to success. Not just as supporters, ... Läs hela inlägget »