Scotland Will Train 200 Women as Peacekeepers

June 28, 2017

May 2, 2017:  Nicola Sturgeon has announced a new Scottish government funding initiative to help train more than 200 women from countries affected by war as peacekeepers. The four-year, £1.2 million funding commitment will bring together a team of female activists for training in mediation and negotiation skills, in an effort to “build sustainable peace” in war-torn countries. Read full article: Nicola Sturgeon tells United Nations that Scotland Will Spend £1.2m Training Female Peacekeepers  (

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