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:
USAID Office for Transition Initiatives (OTI)
Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI)
Myanmar Paung Sie Facility (Peace Support Fund) (PSF)
Myanmar Joint Peace Fund (JPF)
Crisis Management Initiative (CMI)
Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD)
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)

Organisations/entities Athena collaborates with:
Norwegian Centre for Conflict Resolution (NOREF)
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 Nations Department for Political Affairs, Mediation Support Unit (DPA)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Swisspeace
United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID)
Royal Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)
Institute for Inclusive Security
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 at info (@) athenaconsortium.org

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