12 March (Tuesday) 10:30 – 12:00 pm – Venue: Chapel, United Nations Church Center – Young Women’s Leadership for Inclusive Social Protection Systems – Katrina Leclerc, GNWP’s Communications and Program Coordinator, is speaking on behalf of GNWP. Organized by Soka Gakkai International, co-sponsored by the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace and Youth Empowerment and Leadership Organization, and GNWP. Flyer available here.
12 March (Tuesday) 2:30 – 4:00 pm – Venue: 10th Floor, United Nations Church Center – Measuring success in Resolution 1325 implementation – Civil society actors from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Afghanistan present how they measure success in the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and supporting resolutions on Women, Peace and Security through the use of the 1325 Scorecard. Co-organizers: GNWP and Cordaid. No RSVP required. Flyer available here.
13 March (Wednesday) 9:00 – 11:00 am – Venue: Murase Room, Japan Society – Social protection as a conflict prevention strategy – local women’s perspectives on development as a critical component of the Sustaining Peace approach – Civil society actors from Bangladesh, Libya, Mali and Sweden speak about how access to quality social service, education and employment are a necessary component of conflict prevention and the Sustaining Peace agenda. GNWP will also present the findings from its Global Research on women’s perception of Sustaining Peace. Co-organizers: GNWP, UN Peacebuilding Support Office and UN Women. RSVP: Susan Nyuon Sebit <firstname.lastname@example.org> by 12 March. Flyer available here.
13 March (Wednesday) 12:00 – 4:00 pm – Venue: 2nd Floor, United Nations Church Center – Artisan Fair – GNWP has feminist apparel available for purchase.
15 March (Friday) 10:00 – 12:00 pm – Venue: Orange Café, UNFPA – Young women’s perspectives on social protection as a human right and instrument to prevent violent extremism – Young women leaders from across the world discuss why social protection is a human right and how it relates to their efforts in peacebuilding, prevention of conflict and violent extremism, and in promoting women’s rights and gender equality. Co-organizers: GNWP, Canadian Council of Young Feminists (CCYF), UNFPA, United Methodist Women, and UN Women. RSVP: Mallika Iyer <email@example.com> by 11 March. Flyer available here.
15 March (Friday) 3:00 – 4:15 pm – Venue: Room 12, UN Headquarters – The Road to 2020: Accelerating Action on Women, Peace and Security – With the twentieth anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000) fast approaching in 2020, Member States, international organizations and civil society have a unique opportunity to increase momentum and accelerate action towards implementation. During this interactive session, GNWP will present its Localization of 1325 Toolkit, which provides guidance to governments, civil society, UN, regional organizations, donors and all other WPS stakeholders on how to localize the implementation of the WPS resolutions. During this event, GNWP will highlight its advocacy for making Localization a standard practice in the implementation of the WPS resolutions ahead of 2020. Co-organizers: UN Women, Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the UN, GNWP, NGO Working Group on WPS, Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict.
18 March (Monday) 1:15 – 2:30 pm – Venue: Conference Room 7, UN Headquarters – Women’s Economic Empowerment – A Building Block to Peace – Features civil society speakers from Mali and Jordan, two of the priority countries of the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF). Co-organizers: Permanent Missions of Austria and Jordan to the UN, GNWP, UNFPA and WPHF. RSVP: Dinah Lakehal <firstname.lastname@example.org> by 12 March. Flyer available here.
Full list also available here.