By Mikayla Varunok, United Nations Monitor
Some of the participants at the April 2017 Reclaim UN as a Peaceful Organisation Convening in Geneva (Photo: WILPF)
At the 18th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, in coalition with the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security (NGOWG), WILPF will host a delegation of women peace leaders from Afghanistan, Cameroon, Colombia, Lebanon, Palestine, Sudan and Yemen who will speak on overcoming obstacles to women’s meaningful participation and strengthening conflict prevention, including through sustainable peace.
With our coalition, the NGO Working Group in Women, Peace and Security, WILPF will support a civil society statement to the Security Council in order to amplify the voices of our local women leaders for sustainable peace based on disarmament and women’s meaningful participation.
Together with partners and members, WILPF will host and participate in a number of events on women’s meaningful participation in peace processes, the implementation of UNSCR 1325, and feminist peace. These include:
Read more about WILPF's engagement at the 18th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325 here>>
Learn more about the UNSC Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security here>>