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Monday, 4 March 2013
UN North Lawn Building (CR D)
In peacekeeping operations, the implementation of the WPS agenda depends on strong leadership in mainstreaming gender within missions. SRSG Johnson talked about her responsibilities and experiences as UNMISS Head of Mission in ensuring a gender-responsive peacekeeping operation.
Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
UN North Lawn Building (NLB) Room 6
Friday, September 13th, 2013
UN North Lawn Building, Room 6
The implementation of the UN’s Women, Peace and Security agenda is widespread. On the participation side, the representation and active involvement of women in political processes remain limited.
On 22 May 2015, WILPF Colombia held an event at the National University in celebration of WILPF's 100th anniversay. Carmen Magallon, of WILPF Spain, was a guest speaker presenting on the history of pacifist feminism in the world and providing her analysis and reflections on the role of women in peace building.
Thirty women peacemakers from 15 countries made a historic crossing of the two-mile wide De-Militarised Zone (DMZ) from North to South Korea on 24th of May, the International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament. They called global attention to the need for a peace treaty to finally end the Korean War; to reunite families long separated by Korea’s division; and to assure women’s participation in the peace process.
Fifteen years after the creation of UNSCR 1325 and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, women’s participation, protection and rights remain unfulfilled.
On 15 October 2015, WILPF and MADRE, with support from the Sorensen Centre at CUNY Law School, facilitated a civil society launch of the global study on UNSCR 1325 (2000) and discussion with global study lead author Radhika Coomaraswamy.
Spain will be holding new elections as of June 26, 2016, after political parties failed to reached an agreement to form government after the December 20, 2015 elections. WILPF Spain is currently calling on all political parties standing for the elections to fully implement UNSCR 1325.
Event Title: "Masculinities, Youth and Violence in Crisis Settings"
Location: New York, NY
Speakers, Discussants, and Remarks:
Out of a total of one hundred and seven (197) statements, one hundred and nine (109) statements (56 per cent) contained references to women and gender. Many of these were focused on gender equality and women’s rights since these issues are at the center of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted just last year. However, specific gendered references were included only in thirty-seven (37) statements (18.88 percent).
These briefs analyze conflict prevention, post-conflict peacebuilding and the promotion of durable peace, rule of law and governance as foundations and enablers of sustainable development.
Universal Periodic Review 10th Session: Nepal The Universal Periodic Review of Nepal took place on 25 January, 2011. First Deputy Prime Minister Sujota Koirala presented the National Report to the UPR Working Group, and addressed the country's recent turbulent history in the introductory remarks. In 2006, the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) was signed, ending the ten year long armed conflict between government forces and Maoist rebels.
Analysis is forthcoming.
Date: 6 September 2016
Topic: This is a report for the period 1 May to 31 August 2016, on the implementation of resolution 2275 (2016) and paragraph 44 of Security Council resolution 2297 (2016) for United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), along with any challenges faced by the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) in carrying out its mandate.
Analysis is forthcoming.
Period of Time and Topic: Covering the period from 27 April 2016 to 5 July 2016, the Secretary-General report provides information on the key developments in Iraq and provides an update on the implementation of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) mandate.
Women, Peace and Security
Date: 9 May 2016
Topic: Covering the period from 1 January to 30 April 2016, the Secretary-General report provides an update on the major developments in Somalia and the implementation of SCR 2232 (2015) and SCR 2245 (2015) and implementation of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) mandate.
Women, Peace and Security Introduction