Sierra Leone

About WANEP-SL

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The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding-Sierra Leone (WANEP-SL) is now a well established national network of peacebuilding civil society organizations including women’s groups and religious institutions committed to encourage, facilitate and mobilize local initiatives for peacebuilding, promotion of gender justice, conflict resolutions and transformation. WANEP-SL is a membership network with 58 registered organizations across the country with a share responsibility and interest to prevent conflict and build peace.

Our Mission Statement

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“A civil society network engaged in promoting peace building and conflict transformation through advocacy to enhance peaceful co-existence among Sierra Leoneans and within the sub region”

Our Vision Statement

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“Well capacitated and functional network in safer Sierra Leone”

Our Core Values

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  • Do No Harm by ensuring your intervention does not result into subsequent violent conflicts;
  • Team work in taking collective responsibility for actions;
  • Tolerance by accepting others as they are;
  • Transparency and accounting by ensuring openness in our activities

Our Programs

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WANEP-SL work is enabled by four (4) key strategies: Enhancing Capacity for Change, Engage Women and Youth in Peacebuilding, Participatory Governance and Inclusion, Peaceful border communities (Early Warning and Response), which encompass training, communication, information sharing, education, advocacy and support national peace and development discourse.