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FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION: On the Civil Society Organization (CSO) Survey for the Global Study on Implementation of UNSCR 1325

The first women, peace and security (WPS) resolution, UNSCR 1325, was written almost 15 years ago. UNSCR 1325 was born from global advocacy by women peacebuilders in conflict zones worldwide. The resolution stipulated women’s participation in all areas of conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and post-conflict reconstruction processes, as well as the protection of the rights of…

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Highlights from Meetings During the 14th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325 in New York, NY

Women Redefining the Terms of Peace Negotiations: shared experiences and next steps towards just and sustainable peace in Colombia and South Sudan; Negotiating a Better Peace Meeting   November 28, 2014, New York, USA –Mr. Geir O. Pedersen, Ambassador of Norway, moderated the Women Redefining the Terms of Peace Negotiations meeting at the United Nations on Friday,…

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WPS FDG Book Launch and Reception October 29, 2014 at UN Women

November 21, 2014, New York, USA –GNWP members attended the WPS FDG Book Launch and Reception on October 29, 2014 at UN Women headquarters. The GNWP and Cordaid publication –
Financing for the Implementation of National Action Plans on UNSCR 1325: Critical for Advancing Women’s Human Rights, Peace and Security, addresses lack of funding. It examines…

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The GNWP Speakers Workshop on Sunday, October 26th kicked off a week of events focusing on the 14th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325

November 20, 2014, New York, USA -GNWP members, staff and partners spent Sunday, October 26, 2014 at the GNWP, New York office preparing for a week of events associated with the 14th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325. Members had an opportunity to reconnect with each other and also meet members for the first time. Panelists included Mavic…

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The time for impact is now! GAI and WPS

The time for impact is now! Global Acceleration Instrument for Women, Peace and Security (GAI WPS) holds promise for dedicated, scaled up financing for the urgent implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda   November 17, 2014, New York, USA -Armed conflicts rage devastatingly across the world, with women and girls continuing to bear…

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