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2. Ensuring Women's Participation in Peace and Security – EU and Belgium(September; Brussels, Belguim) The EU, together with Belgium, is set to organize three events in Brussels, Geneva and New York respectively, focusing on the three pillars of UNSCR 1325: participation, protection and prevention. The objective of these events is to gather a set of recommendations that will represent the EU contribution to the UN events to celebrate the 10th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, with the event taking place in Belgium to be devoted to the issue of women's participation. Contact person: Katelijn De Nijs - Katelijn.email@example.com Registration E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org(Participation is by invitation only) Website: www.eutrio.be/ensuring-women-participate-peace-and-security-issues
3. Public discussions on women's participation in decision making positions following the 2010 elections – Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) Burundi(October; Bujumbura,Burundi)
4. Presentation of the 1325 in-country monitoring report – WPP Burundi (October; Bujumbura, Burundi)
5. Building Bridges, Crossing Borders: Gender, Identity, and Security in the Search for Peace – Menno Simons College and the Global College (October; Winnipeg, Manitoba) This conference theme marks the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security and the 150th birth anniversary of Jane Addams. contact: email@example.com Website:www.peacejusticestudies.org/conference
6. Event at the City of Women in Cartagena – Liga de Mujeres Desplazadas (October; Cartagena, Colombia)
7. International Women's Day for Peace and Security; Rural Women, Peace and Human Security consultation and launch of 1325D translation posters – FemLink Pacific (October; Fiji)
8. 10th anniversary commemoration media and policy events – FemLink Pacific(October; Fiji)
9. Launch of FemLink Pacific annual policy document on 1325 – 10 Years on Report (October; Fiji)
10. “Coping with Crises, Ending Armed Conflict – Peace promoting Strategies of Women and Men” – Gunda-Werner-Institute (October; Berlin, Germany) The discussion of gender relations between women and men in regions of crisis and conflict lies at the core of the conference. Topics like militarised masculinity and sexualised violence, as well as the instrumentalisation of women's rights for armed intervention are on the agenda. Contact person: Gitti Hentschel - firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://gunda-werner-institut.de/web/un-resolutions-10-years-un-resolution-1325-international-conference-gwi-2105.html
11. Poster Campaign on UNSCR 1325 – Mothers for Active Non-Violence MOFAN-V(October; Accra, Ghana)
12. Meeting among lawyers and CSOs from conflict areas on UNSCR 1325 and 1820 to establish regional caucus group on localization of 1325 and 1325 NAP; discussion with representative from the Office of the Vice President on Kenya's twinning on 1325 with Finland – Rural Women's Peacelink RWPL (October; Eldoret, Kenya)
13. Week long on-the-air discussion on women's participation in Liberia's recovery and the impact of post-conflict development on women broadcast on Liberia Women Democracy Radio (LWDR 91.1) – Liberia Women Media Action Committee (October; Liberia)
14. Presentation of the outcomes of the 1325 in country monitoring- SAATHI and Institute for Human Rights Communication IHRICON (October; Nepal)
15. Launch of the Nepal 1325 National Action Plan (October; Nepal and possibly New York)
16. Workshop series on UNSCRs 1325 and 1820 for teachers and sectoral groups – Center for Peace Education (October; Philippines)
17. Mindanao Public Fora on the Philippine NAP on 1325 & 1820 – Peace Women Partners (October; Philippines)
18. “1000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe” exhibition with a special focus on 1325 around an event co-organized with the Federal Office for Foreign Affairs (October; Bern, Switzerland)
19. People's Diplomacy Training on Women's Engagement in Peace and Decision-making Processes – Initiatives for International Dialogue (October; Bangkok, Thailand)
20. Launch of the Uganda Policy brief on 1325 (an outcome of the GNWP in-county monitoring of 1325) – Center for Women in Governance CEWIGO (October; Uganda)
21. Re-broadcast of radio drama on UNSCR 1325 & 1820 – Teso Women Peace Activists TEWPA (October; Soroti, Uganda)
22. Training on UNSCR 1325 and 1820 and related international human rights and humanitarian laws with ex-combatants, combatants and other militia, police and prisons personnel – TEWPA (October; Soroti, Uganda)
USA, New York
23. Presentation of GNWP's In-country Monitoring of 1325 Project – GNWP(October; New York) GNWP members and partners carried out a 1325 in-country and global monitoring project from February to September 2010. Using a set of monitoring indicators they selected and developed, GNWP members and partners from Afghanistan, Burundi, Canada, DRC, Fiji, Nepal, Netherlands, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Uganda collected and analyzed data to assess progress in the implementation of UNSCR 1325 at the country level. They also analyzed various women, peace and security initiatives by civil society, government and the UN and identified best practice examples, gaps and challenges.
24. Presentation of the findings of Cordaid – GNWP costing and financing 1325 study (October; New York) The study, commissioned by Cordaid and GNWP, examines financing and resource allocation for the implementation of UNSCR 1325 and its supporting resolutions. It contains case studies to demonstrate a variety of funding and implementation strategies in different country contexts and levels, including those supported by UN agencies, member states, private sectors and NGOs. These case studies also help to identify different types of resources needed for the full and comprehensive implementation of UNSCR 1325.
25. Presentation of the results of the MIT/International Civil society Action Network (ICAN) study on peace negotiations (October; New York) Looking at 6 case studies (Sri Lanka, Colombia, Israel/Palestine, Aceh, Uganda and Liberia), the report assesses the implementation and impact of Resolution 1325, and the evolving role of women in security. It examines recent cases of peace processes and whether and how efforts have been made to include women and to ensure gender sensitivity in the language of peace accords.
26. Panel Discussion on “Women's Participation and Leadership in Conflict Affected Countries: cases from Afghanistan, DRC and the Netherlands' Participation” – Cordaid (October; New York)
27. Launch of the book “1325 mujeres tejiendo la paz” – Centro de Educacion e Investigacion Para La Paz (October; New York)
28. Presentation of the women's proposals for the implementation of 1325 – Centro de Educacion e Investigacion Para La Paz (October; New York)
29. Realities of implementing 1325 In DRC – Dutch 1325 NGO Working Group, GNWP, International Alert and other NGOs (October; New York)
30. “1000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe” exhibition with a special focus on 1325; side program with interactive discussions and workshops – PeaceWomen Across the Globe, GNWP, International Civil society Action Network, Hague Appeal for Peace, PeaceWomen.org, United Methodist Women, Centro de Educacion e Investigacion Para La Paz, the Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations(October; New York)
31. Peace Fair - GNWP, Hague Appeal for Peace, International Civil society Action Network, Peace Women Across the Globe, PeaceWomen.org, Centro de Educacion e Investigacion Para La Paz, United Methodist, PeaceWomen Across the Globe, the Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations (October; New York) The Peace Fair, which will run throughout the week of the 10th anniversary will be a space for civil society to showcase their work on 1325; share strategies and lessons learned. It will take place on the second floor of the UN Church Center and will feature panel discussions, the cyber dialogue (see below), and elements of the 1000 Peace women exhibit, which will simultaneously take place in the UN building. The Peace Fair is open to the public.
32. Cyber Dialogue - GNWP, Hague Appeal for Peace, International Civil society Action Network, Peace Women Across the Globe, PeaceWomen.org, Centro de Educacion e Investigacion Para La Paz, United Methodist, PeaceWomen Across the Globe, the Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations (October 26 and 29 – Date and time to be finalized) Using media and information and communication technologies, the two 2-hour cyber dialogues will bring together women from all over the world in real time conversations with each other, with global policy makers, with governments, with the UN on what needs to done and what the priorities should be given the inconsistent and slow implementation of this groundbreaking resolution. It will highlight women's peace initiatives around the world and underscore their commitment to implement UNSCR 1325 even in situations where Member States have not demonstrated political will to fully implement the resolution.
33. Launch of 1325 Assessment report with 6 women researchers/activisits – International Civil society Action Network and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (October; New York) Looking at 6 case studies (Sri Lanka, Colombia, Israel/Palestine, Aceh, Uganda and Liberia) the report assesses the implementation and impact of Resolution 1325, and the evolving role of women in security. It examines recent cases of peace processes and whether and how efforts have been made to include women and to ensure gender sensitivity in the language of peace accords.
34. Launch of report “Protecting security and women's rights in Afghanistan” The Study by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame in association with Cordaid, will be launched in partnership with GNWP and the Fourth Freedom Forum. The report addresses the potential challenges to women's rights posed by future government agreements with insurgent forces. It presents arguments on why the international community must use whatever leverage it has with the Karzai Government to ensure that the gains that women have achieved legislatively and constitutionally are not traded in any peace deal. It further argues that the international community has an obligation to grant asylum to vulnerable women who have come under attack for their perceived association with Western interests.
35. Presentation of the Monthly Action Points (MAP) of the NGO working Group on Women, Peace and Security (October 22) Throughout the year leading up to the 10th anniversary, the NGO Working Group has produced Monthly Action Points (MAPs), a series of recommendations that show how each United Nations Security Council President can provide leadership on, and how the Security Council as a whole can systematically meet its obligations to women in conflict. The publication will be launched in tandem with three other publications (by PeaceWomen, Global Action to Prevent War and CEIPAZ).
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36. Precarious Progress: U.N. Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security – Women Peacemakers (September to October, California) In anticipation of the celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and 10th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, this conference is situated to develop, distill and disseminate expert opinion from practitioners and policymakers of all levels. Delegates of this conference will reflect on the implementation and challenges of UNSCRs on women, peace and security (1325, 1820, 1888 and 1889) and analyze their practical considerations. Contact person: Lynn Hijar email@example.comWebsite:www.sandiego.edu/peacestudies/ipj/programs/women_peace_makers/conferences/precarious_progress
37. Consultation/Strategizing Meeting with Women Peacebuilders to discuss UNSCR 1325 and UNWomen – International Civil society Action Network (November; Washington, D.C.)
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38. Identification of gender focal points in all fifteen regions of our network – Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflict GPPAC (ongoing in 2010)
39. Launch of a Gender Equality Community on the Peace Portal (www.peaceportal.org) to provide an interaction space for GPPAC gender focal points; and an opportunity for GPPAC gender focal points to engage with other communities and themes on the Portal from a gender equality perspective – (May 2010)
40. 1325 report with Uganda as country partner – CARE International (October)
41. One-day UNSCR 1325 Event – USIP and Washington D.C. based organizations(November)
42. Half-day UNSCR 1325 Event – World Bank (November)
43. Training women leaders with men on UNSCR 1325 and the Maputo Protocols – KIWEPI (October)
44. Radio drama on UNSCR 1325 as an advocacy on international and national instruments of human rights – KIWEPI