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Accelerating Impact: Investing in Women’s Civil Society-Launch of the Global Acceleration Instrument on Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action

  March 1, 2016 The Global Acceleration Instrument (GAI) for Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action was officially launched on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at the Japan Society in New York. The event, (a sit-down breakfast by invitation only) was hosted by the Permanent Missions to the United Nations of Australia, Ireland, Japan, Sierra…

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Ciclos de Cultura de Paz

El día 29 de Septiembre en el Salón de los Espejos  de la Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales de la Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Provincia de Buenos Aires – Argentina),  María Julia Moreyra, Coordinadora Regional para América Latina y el Caribe de Mujeres de Paz en el Mundo (PWAG- PeaceWomen Across the Globe)…

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GNWP media outreach for the 15th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325

Greetings from New York! October was a very busy month for the GNWP team. There were many events, panels, and meetings surrounding the Open Debate on WPS and the 15th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325. GNWP was also focused on media outreach. GNWP’s Mavic Cabrera Balleza was in the news discussing what #‎1325Means, including the importance of women…

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Civil Society Representatives Deliver Powerful Statements at the UNSC Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security

A historical turnout by Member-States and international organizations at the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, chaired by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, resulted in the adoption of UNSCR 2242. It is the seventh resolution on WPS since the unanimous adoption of UNSCR 1325 fifteen years ago. The purpose of…

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The Complementarity Between CEDAW GR 30 and UNSCR 1325

October 19, 2015 Last Monday’s side events for the High-Level Review on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 included a panel discussion titled The Complementarity Between CEDAW GR 30 and UNSCR 1325, which highlighted the many ways in which CEDAW can be implemented and how it is being used on the ground to reinforce the objectives…

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