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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.
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.
October 2010 marked the 10th Anniversary of the passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. The occasion of the 10th Anniversary was not only a commemoration of the historic achievements that have been made - it also provided an invaluable opportunity to assess the effectiveness of implementation to date. Under the Security Council Presidency of Uganda in October 2010, the Security Council held the Open Debate.
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.
There will be a Global Study on Women, Peace and Security prepared and published in advance of the 2015 High-level Review. It was also called for by the UN Security Council in Resolution 2122 (2013). The Lead Author for the Global Study is Radhika Coomaraswamy. There will be numerous briefings, consultations and research papers. A special political advisory group has been created.
On 2 September 2010, Mary Robinson, Bineta Diop and Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda critically discussed the concept of conflict prevention under Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325, and the local, national, regional and, international mechanisms which should be linked with prevention strategies.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of a landmark piece of international law codifying the link between women, peace and security known as U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000).
The NGO Working Group on Peace, co-chaired by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and Femmes Africa Solidarité), and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy Security Policy, are organising an event to mark the 10th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 in Switzerland.
For more information please click here.10th Anniversary Events
2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 on women, peace and security. As part of the commemoration of the SCR 1325, a High level Consultation was held in Geneva, Switzerland from September 15 – 16, 2010. Among the participants of the meeting was Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, World YWCA General Secretary.
October 2010 commemorates the tenth anniversary of the unanimous adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which called for measures to address the impact of conflict on women and men and to engage women fully in processes of peacekeeping and peacebuilding. Ten years on, what is the situation?
1. WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY NEWS
WOMEN'S VOICES RISE AS RWANDA REINVENTS ITSELF
February 26, 2005 - (NYT) The most remarkable thing about Rwanda's Parliament is not the war-damaged building that houses it, with its bullet holes and huge artillery gashes still visible a decade after the end of the fighting.
This month, the Women, Peace and Security community have an opportunity to reflect for a moment on the last 10 years: its obstacles, progress, and lessons for the future, but more importantly, we must push the agenda forward.
1. WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY NEWSTHIS ISSUE OF 1325 PEACEWOMEN E-NEWS FEATURES: