PROFESSIONALIZING

PEACE & SECURITY

Gender Associations works to improve capacities, policy development and action oriented research on gender, diversity, peace and security.

EXPERT ADVICE

FOR BETTER RESULTS

We believe that a crosscutting and complex area of work, such as gender, peace and security, requires high level technical expertise, diverse perspectives and critical self-reflection. Therefore, we work with a variety of national and international specialists from different cultural, academic and professional backgrounds.

DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

FOR HOLISTIC SOLUTIONS

Our Lead Associates are based in different geographic and strategic regions around the world. 

For project and programme implementation, we further rely on an international network and > expert roster of freelance consultants who possess diverse skills and areas of expertise who are hand-picked based on the needs and thematic and geographic focus of the project.

DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES

FOR HOLISTIC SOLUTIONS

Our Lead Associates are based in different geographic and strategic regions around the world. 

For project and programme implementation, we further rely on an international network and > expert roster of freelance consultants who possess diverse skills and areas of expertise who are hand-picked based on the needs and thematic and geographic focus of the project.

BERLIN - HQ
Nicola Popovic - Director & Co-Founder
Henri Myrttinen - Lead Associate

NEW YORK CITY
Leigh Tomppert

WASHINGTON D.C,
Miki Jacevic

WE SUPPORT

YOUR COMMITMENTS

We support institutions and individuals who have committed to advance gender, peace and security, human development, human rights, the rule of law and violence prevention and response, particularly in fragile, crisis, conflict and post-conflict situations.

EXPERTISE

We support our clients to apply a gender and diversity perspective in the following areas:

• Law and justice
• The security sector and peacekeeping
• Violence prevention and response
• Climate security, migration and livelihoods
• Peace processes and peacebuilding
• Post-conflict reconstruction and reconciliation
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SERVICES

We offer strategic and comprehensive approaches to advance gender, peace and security through:

• Academic and action-oriented analysis and research
• Policy analysis, development and support for implementation
• Training and capacity development
• Monitoring and evaluation
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FROM THEORY

TO PRAXIS

Gender Associations works on a variety of topics related to gender, peace and security,
with diverse actors and stakeholders around the world.

Our > NEWS section highlights some of our most recent initiatives, publications and projects.

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GENDER, PEACE AND SECURITY IN BRIEF

The Gender Associations Gender, Peace & Security In Brief series is a collection of briefing papers written by our Lead Associates that provide an in-depth look at a number of important gender, peace and security issues, methodologies and services. The series examines new trends and emerging issues; methods and challenges to implementation; and country specific initiatives that promote equality and peace.

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NICOLA POPOVIC

Co-Founder and Director of Gender Associations

Nicola has mainly focused on issues such as the implementation of UNSCR 1325, international law at the domestic and regional level, on gender-sensitive security sector reform and on the prevention and response to sexual and gender-based violence in peacekeeping missions. She holds a Masters (LLM) in International Peace Support Operations, as well as a degree in Political, Social and Communication Science. Nicola has lived and worked in Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and South and West Africa. She has developed, implemented and evaluated training programmes, action-oriented research, projects, as well as policy development processes for the United Nations, different governments and NGOs.

NICOLA POPOVIC

Co-Founder and Director of Gender Associations

Nicola has mainly focused on issues such as the implementation of UNSCR 1325, international law at the domestic and regional level, on gender-sensitive security sector reform and on the prevention and response to sexual and gender-based violence in peacekeeping missions. She holds a Masters (LLM) in International Peace Support Operations, as well as a degree in Political, Social and Communication Science. Nicola has lived and worked in Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and South and West Africa. She has developed, implemented and evaluated training programmes, action-oriented research, projects, as well as policy development processes for the United Nations, different governments and NGOs.