PAX became a Strategic Partner of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2016. The Netherlands is committed to building a safe, stable and prosperous world. In The Hague, and at more than 150 embassies and consulates worldwide, staff are actively involved in addressing issues such as poverty reduction, climate change, respect for human rights and the rule of law and eliminating conflict. The PAX PoC team specifically partners with the Ministry on developing training modules on PoC and on policy advice based on research in conflict areas.
South Sudan Action Network on Small Arms (SSANSA) is a network of civil society organizations from across the ten states of South Sudan campaigning against armed violence in South Sudan and the proliferation and misuse of small arms and light weapons in South Sudan, the region and beyond. SSANSA in collaboration with the PAX PoC team works on the Human Security Survey, ‘’Security is Everyone’s Business’’ dialogues, PoC suggestions for UNMISS, and advocacy.
The Iraqi Al-Amal Association is a non-political, non-sectarian organization that works to build capacity and raise awareness around social issues in Iraq in the pursuit of peace, sustainable development, gender equality, and the respect of human rights. Its programs include income-generation, advocacy on law reform, psycho-social support, legal assistance, and training courses for various populations across the country, particularly women and youth. Al-Amal is headquartered in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq.
The Iraqi Al-Firdaws Society promotes women’s rights. To this end, Al-Firdaws provides trainings and education for women on leadership skills, voting, and democracy. Al-Firdaws supports broader community development in Basra, engages diverse communities to work together for a better future. NO website available but click on the following link for an article and a short film about the Director, Fatima Al Bahadly: www.movedemocracy.org/rebuildingbasra
Every Casualty pursues the objective of a world where no casualty of armed violence is left unrecorded. PAX is one of the partner organisations of Every Casualty who together support casualty recording organisations and promote casualty recording as an international obligation on states.
Airwars is a collaborative, not-for-profit transparency project tracking and archiving the international air war against so-called Islamic State and other groups in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Libya. PAX and Airwars work together in The Netherlands and Belgium on raising public and political awareness of the civilian toll of current coalition campaigns.
Bellingcat uses open source and social media investigation to investigate a variety of subjects, from Mexican drug lords to conflicts being fought across the world. Bellingcat brings together contributors who specialise in open source and social media investigation, and creates guides and case studies so others may learn to do the same.
1 (German / Netherlands) Corps (1GNC) is a multinational headquarters under the lead of two framework nations, Germany and the Netherlands and can be deployed under the lead of NATO, the EU and the UN. PAX is a signatory of the Common Effort Community and participates in 1GNC’s joint scenario exercise to build and promote effective interaction between non-governmental and military organizations. 1GNC is located in Münster, Germany.