Who we work with

Athena offers specialised support, advice and advocacy to a wide range of actors working towards achieving of peace, security and justice in zones of conflict and armed violence, using a range of techniques always inclusive of women’s rights and gender justice.

Athena works with NGOs, governments, international organisations, consultancies and the private sector.

Engagements include advice and briefings; expert support to seminars or conferences; technical advice or training to peace process actors; strategic advice and programming; research, analysis and drafting of publications; design and delivery of advocacy strategies; staff mentoring; strategy development, project and programme management and more.

Current and previous clients/employers include:
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Terre des Hommes International Federation (TDHIF)
Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)
Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP)
European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (EPLO)
Dialogue Advisory Group (DAG)
Peace Support Fund (PSF)
Crisis Management Initiative (CMI)
Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD)

Organisations/entities Athena collaborates with:
Women’s Democracy Network (WDN)
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID)
United Nations Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery (UNBCPR)
Swisspeace
Royal Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Peace Research Institute Oslo
Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)
Institute for Inclusive Security
Gender Agency
Centre for Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding, Graduate Institute Geneva

For more information about our professional experience or to discuss your own requirements, please contact us.

Tuareg women working on a traditional tent in Tayuri, Libya. © Zahra Moloo/IRIN www.irinnews.org
Tuareg women working on a traditional tent in Tayuri, Libya. © Zahra Moloo/IRIN www.irinnews.org