The Ministry of Foreign Affairs set up a Working Group to draft the National Action Plan.
The Working Group includes the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Inter - Ministerial Committee on Human Rights, General Directorate for Development Cooperation, General Directorate on Political Affairs and Security - Human Rights Unit), the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Health, the General Command of the Carabinieri Corps, the Department of Civil Protection, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Equal Opportunities, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy - Office of the National Equality Councilor.
The Inter-Ministerial committee on Human Rights, within the MoFA is responsible for monitoring the NAP, convening regular meetings with ministries in the working group and with civil society, and include the NAP in its annual report to the Italian Parliament.
The NAP commits that women, peace and security will be raised during Italy's Universal Periodic Review of the UN Human Rights Council.
Country: African Union
Article 12(3) of the Statute of the AU Commission provides that because "gender issues are cross-cutting through all the portfolios of the Commission," a special unit in the Office of the Chairperson will be established.
The gender mainstreaming work of the AU Commission is led by the Women and Gender Development Directorate (WGDD), created in 2000.
The AU seeks to establish a working Gender Management System (GMS). Currently, the majority of Regional Economic Commissions (RECs) have their own Gender Units.
The role that ministries within individual Member States must take to implement the AU Gender Policy is also elaborated upon.
Country: European Union
The EU will work with relevant intergovernmental organizations and international actors within the UN, particularly UNIFEM and the ICRC. The EU-UN Steering Committee on Crisis Management will also review progress on implementation of UNSCR 1325 and UNSCR 1820.
The EU will also seek to liaise with other regional actors, including OSCE and AU.
EU financial instruments with a conflict prevention, crisis management or post-conflict component will integrate a gender dimension in their programmes.
Member states, of which there are 56, are expected to support women, peace and security agenda both through compliance with CEDAW, ICCPR, cooperation in conferences and OSCE projects, and also through creation of their own NAPs.
The ODIHR will identify projects to support in OSCE countries without missions, ensure the drafting of non-discriminatory legal and policy frameworks and seek to prevent all forms of gender-based violence.
The Secretariat and the ODIHR will be charged with engaging in gender-sensitive management policies with international, intergovernmental and regional organizations.
The NATO/EAPC Implementation Plan identifies IS, IMS, NATO Military Authorities, Allied and Partner nations as key action authorities.
NATO and the 50-nation EAPC will seek to implement the policy and integrate into all aspects of NATO-led operations.
The policy states that NATO looks forward to future expertise lent by the Mediterranean Dialogue and Istanbul Cooperative Initiative countries.
Cooperation with international organizations is also imperative. It is expected that States will support women, peace and security resolutions on a national level by the creation of their own NAPs.
The NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives (NCGP), an advisory body to the Military Committee, is responsible for facilitating dialogue and cooperation of member states regarding gender related issues. See the attached document for more information on this mechanism.
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The Declaration calls for partnership with the United Nations, the African Union and the International Community in general. Relevant international and regional legal instruments must also be strictly complied with.
All articles begin with "the Member States undertake," allocating prime responsibility for enforcing the tenets of the Pact and the Dar-es-Salaam Declaration to the individual nations. Article 27 states that each Member State must establish a National Coordination Mechanism to facilitate implementation.
The Summit, which is composed of the Member States' heads of government, is the "supreme organ" of the ICGLR and is responsible for directing implementation.
Member States must harmonize national legislation, policies, strategies and programmes, with relevant regional and national instruments to ensure implementation at the national level. Instrastate and interstate cooperation is expected.
The following institutional mechanisms are responsible for the implementation of the Protocol: