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Women’s Ebola Appeal – Liberia

As the Ebola virus is affecting more and more people in Liberia, we turn to you to support Liberian women’s action against the spread of the virus in the country. The Ebola outbreak has led to deaths of hundreds of Liberians, and a deterioration of the standard of living of many more, especially in quarantined…

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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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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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