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Nepal drafts 2nd National Action Plan on Resolution 1325, ensures budget

Kathmandu, Nepal, June 5, 2017  “A plan with no budget is like a car without fuel,” stated Mr. Gajendra Kumar Thakur, Secretary of the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction (MoPR) during the opening session of the workshop on Costing and Budgeting the National Action Plan (NAP) on the UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820…

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South Sudan Rejects Deployment of Regional Protection Force amidst Worsening Security Situation

By Aïssata Athie On January 11th, 2017, in an unexpected twist, the South Sudanese government announced it would no longer accept the deployment of a 4,000-member Regional Protection Force (RPF), as provided for in United Nations Security Council Resolution 2304, on the grounds that the security situation in the country had “improved.” The RPF deployment,…

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Case Studies on civil society’s use of CEDAW GR 30 to solicit greater accountability to the women and peace and security resolutions

Since its adoption in October 2013, CEDAW General Recommendation No. 30 (GR 30) on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations has been providing authoritative guidance to State parties on measures to ensure the protection, respect and fulfillment of women’s human rights before, during and after conflict. GR 30 also serves as a strong…

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Women must sit at the peace table

Women must sit at the peace table By: Katrina Leclerc Posted: 11/10/2016 3:00 AM | Comments: 3 War is not what anyone wants. After the Second World War, there was a real desire — and push — for permanent peace. Unfortunately, that’s not what we see today. International attention continues to concentrate on the conflict…

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Women talking about peace in South Sudan

Women talking about peace in South Sudan Posted on: 11/08/16 | Author: Communications | Categories: All Posts, Feature Story, Global College Members of the non-profit group Manitoba Women 4 Women of South Sudan (MW4WSS) are taking a stand and working for peace in their country. UWinnipeg’s Institute for International Women’s Rights at Global College in…

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