Statements, Letters and Recommendations


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2015

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) 2015 Manifesto.

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Letter to Ambassadors on Security Council consideration of Yemen and Women, Peace and Security, February 2015

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2016

Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN: Recommendations on the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) by NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security

Open Letter to UN Secretary General to formally end the Korean War

Open Letter regarding the murder of Honduran environmental and human rights defender Berta Cáceres

Open Letter to Members of the European Parliament

A Roadmap for the 1325 Global Study recommendations

Recommendations from women human rights defenders from Yemen, Syria and Libya

WILPF Calls On The Un To Uphold International Law And The Charter Of The UN

The Committee on Migration's Advocacy Letter Opposing the U.S. Ban Preventing Citizens from Seven Predominantly Muslim Countries from Entering the U.S

To read March 2016 WILPF Statement to the Sixtieth Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60), visit this page

To read March 2016 WILPF Statement to the UN Human Rights Council 31st Session on Climate Change and the Right to Health, visit this page

To read the April 2016 NGO Working Group on Women, Peace Policy Brief on Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Security Council, visit this page

To read the May 2015 NGO WG annual report, “Mapping Women, Peace and Security in the UN Security Council: 2015”, visit this page

To read the June 2016 NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security Civil Society Statement presented by Lisa Davis at the UN Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, visit this page

To read the August 2016 joint NGO Statement on the Russia-Syrian proposal to establish “humanitarian corridors” out of Aleppo, visit this page

To read the September 2016 Women Cross the DMZ coalition Open Letter to the UN Secretary-General to Formally End the Korean War, visit this page

To read the September 2016 Joint NGO Statement on Women and Girls towards the Global Refugee and Migrant Summit, visit this page

To read the October 2016 WILPF Statement Condemning Death Threats Against Women Leaders of Victims of the Mapiripán massacres, visit this page

To read the October 2016 WILPF Recommendations from Women Human Rights Defenders from Yemen, Libya and Syria, visit this page

To read the October 2016 NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN regarding Recommendations on the 16th Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), visit this page

To read the October 2016 NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security Civil Society Statement presented by Rita Lopidia on the 16th Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security, visit this page

 

2017

Statements:

UN Security Council Statements:

  • United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict: To read a statement by Ms. Mina Jaf (Iraq), visit this page.
  • United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security: To read a statement by Ms. Charo Mina-Rojas (Colombia), visit this page.

Statements Delivered at the Multilateral Forums:

  • The 2017 Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region: To read WILPF Statement, visit this page.
  • Annual Session of the Peacebuilding Commission: To read WILPF’s first intervention, visit this page. To read WILPF’s second intervention, visit this page.
  • The Focal Points Network on Women, Peace and Security: To watch WILPF’s statement at the meeting on Women’s Participation in Peace and Security: Conflict Prevention and the Security Sector, visit this page.

Written Statements/Open Letters:

17th Anniversary of UNSCR 1325/United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security:

  • To read NGO WG Coalition Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN titled “Recommendations on the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)”, visit this page.

2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development:

  • To read Women’s Major Group Position Paper, visit this page;
  • To read Women's Major Group Statement on the HLPF2017 Ministerial Declaration, visit this page.

The 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women:

  • To read WILPF Official Statement, visit this page;
  • To read WILPF Statement to the Member States of the United Nations on the need to uphold International Law and the Charter of the UN, visit this page;
  • To read a Coalition Letter to the Members of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, visit this page;

Other published materials:

  • To read an Open Letter to Ghassan Salama, United Nations Special Envoy on Libya: Letter from a Group of Women Civil Society Organisations in Libya, visit this page;
  • To read the annual policy brief titled “Mapping Women, Peace and Security in the UN Security Council: 2016”, visit this page;
  • To read NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security Monthly Action Points, visit this page

Other thematic statements:

  • To read a Coalition Statement for the International Day of Peace, visit this page.