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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

EU solidarity towards victims of sexual violence in armed conflicts

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News Following the meeting between the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development and the Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege, the EU decided to mobilise €2 million in support of the International Fund for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

The Fund is built upon the commitments of the United Nations, the work of Nobel Peace Prize laureates Dr Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, as well as the voices of survivors of conflict-related sexual violence worldwide. It is an innovative collaboration between multiple partners to provide survivors of conflict-related sexual violence with access to reparations and other forms of redress, and to help them reintegrate fully into their communities. It will also serve to provide technical advice, establish good practices, and advocate for reparations for survivors. Dr Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad are leading the initiative in close collaboration and consultation with other public, private and civil society stakeholders.

The official launch of the Fund is expected to take place on 30 October 2019 at the United Nations in New York. Countries such as France and Germany have also announced their support to the Fund. At the G7 Summit in Biarritz in August 2019, the EU had announced a €1 million contribution to the Fund.



Source :  European Commission - Press release


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