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October 2010 marked the 10th anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325, WILPF’s PeaceWomen Programme and our partners participated and called for more systematic, consistent and comprehensive implementation.
The Security Council meets twice annually on the Women, Peace and Security agenda. It holds an open debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict around April and an annual open debate in October on the broader Women, Peace and Security agenda.
The 10th anniversary of SCR 1325 provides a unique opportunity to improve the implementation of the women, peace and security frameworks to refocus the agenda on improving the real security and lives of women around the world. With the 10th Anniversary of 1325 gaining momentum for this coming October, PeaceWomen.org has created a section 1325+10 on our website.
The 10th Anniversary of SCR 1325 is approaching at a rapid pace. News, events, and initiatives are constantly being added to the compendium on the 1325+10 section of the PeaceWomen website.
In 2011 PeaceWomen monitored 11 Thematic Open Debates in the Chamber, witnessing the adoption of 2 related Resolutions and 6 related Presidential Statements.
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Reena, a member of the Revolutionary Association of the women of Afghanistan (RAWA), will address American audiences via live video stream from Afghanistan.
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In October and November 2010, I had the opportunity to travel to the United States of America and take part in a series of events around the 10th Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325. I am one of six women that assessed six countries (Indonesia- Aceh, Colombia, Liberia, Israel-Palestine, Sri Lanka and Uganda).
Organizations from around the world gathered at the Peace Fair, a space for civil society to showcase their work on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women and peace and security and to share strategies and lessons learned on implementing the resolution. Running from October 25th to October 29th 2010, the Peace Fair was held at the UN Church Center in New York City.
The 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone Launches its 10th Anniversary Celebrations in with the Annual Rajiv Bendre Public Lecture on Women in Public Life to be delivered by Lesley Abdela, MBE, Chief Executive of Shevolution U.K.on Monday 29th November 2010 on the Theme: Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women for Political Participation The 50/50 Group of Sierra Leone, the first Non Governmental Organisation in Sierra Leone with a focus on preparing, empo
September 26-28, 2012
Breaking Barriers: What it will take to achieve security, justice and peace
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It was the night between the 30th and the 31st of May, when Israeli commandos attacked a ship in the Mediterranean. The ship, the Mavi Marmara, was part of a flotilla making its way towards Gaza to break the siege. 9 people died on the ship during the military takeover. Israel became a target to political attacks and condemnations coming from all over the world, and from within as well.
Kinshasa, 2 November 2010 - On the 10th anniversary of the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1325, the UN system in partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Family and Children organized a Day of advocacy and sensitization for mobilization of funds in favor of the National Action Plan under the guidelines of Resolution 1325 in Kinshasa on October 30, 2010.
The current international focus on UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which deals with women's roles in peace and security, makes it an ideal time to take more concrete action on the resolution, UN officials said here Thursday.
ESCWA opened today its scheduled activities of the Tenth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning women, security and peace. For the occasion, the Regional Commission launched its study entitled "The Means to Strengthen the Role of Women in Conflict Resolution and Peace Building", with an emphasis on case studies from Palestine, Lebanon and Iraq.