Many regions of the world continue to suffer untold horrors as a result of armed conflict or other forms of violence that occur within societies and at the domestic level. Advances in promoting the rule of law and access to justice are uneven. However, progress is being made in regulations to promote public access to information, albeit slowly, and in strengthening institutions upholding human rights at the national level.
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Our projects on this SDG
STRENGTHS Project: Scaling Up Psychological Interventions with Syrian Refugees
Millions of Syrian refugees have been affected psychologically by the Syrian conflict. The STRENGTHS project is training Syrian refugees to provide a mental-health intervention called Problem Management+ to fellow Syrian refugees.Read more about STRENGTHS Project: Scaling Up Psychological Interventions with Syrian Refugees
Its aim is to help alleviate some of the psychological trauma suffered by those who have escaped the conflict, but paid a high psychological cost in the process.
Integrated Seed Sector Development in Africa
The Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) aims to enhance access to quality seed by smallholder farmers. It integrates both formal and informal seed systems and fosters participation of both public and private actors in the development of demand-driven seed chains. As a result, this supports the ability of smallholder farmers to produce food sustainably and stimulates economic growth.Read more about Integrated Seed Sector Development in Africa
Gender Training of UN Peacekeepers