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The United Nations is making progress in its efforts to incorporate women into its conflict mediation activities - but much more still needs to be done,
1. 1325 NEWS FOR PEACEWOMENThis edition of the 1325 PeaceWomen E-News Features:
2. WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY NEWS
WOMEN CAN HELP BRING PEACE IN BURUNDI
June 14, 2004 - (BuaNews) Deputy President Jacob Zuma has called on Burundian women to pressure political factions in that country to end the civil war and commence with democratisation.
The PeaceWomen Team
Welcome to the 2006 1325 PeaceWomen E-News. This year the PeaceWomen team has planned an improved newsletter to increase the visibility of Resolution 1325 and momentum for advocacy for its full and rapid implementation. We will expand the newsletter's potential for sharing information with UN staff, government representatives and civil society actors on 1325 and related women, peace and security issues.
1. WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY NEWSTHIS EDITION OF THE 1325 PEACEWOMEN E-NEWS FEATURES:
1. PEACEWOMEN ANALYSIS
From Beijing +10 to the September Summit 2005:
UN Member States Must Prioritize Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality to Achieve Development, Security and Human Rights
By Kara Piccirilli, PeaceWomen Project, WILPF-UN Office
This month's upcoming events on Women, Peace and Security are as follows:
April 12th 2011 - Consultation: 11:00AM - Women, Peace, Security - UN Women
April 14th 2011 - Briefing: 11:00AM - Women, Peace, Security - Sexual Violence
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet
Democracy & Gender Equality Roundtable in New York – 4 May 2011
For more information please click here.10th Anniversary Events
The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), its members and partners are excited to announce a week of events focused on the 14th Anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325. Adopted in October 2000, this groundbreaking resolution acknowledges that women are not only victims of conflict, but are centrally involved in peacebuilding and post-conflict reconciliation.
See below and the attached document for the scheduled CSW 55 events related to women, peace and security. Note: this is not a complete list.
Cick here for the UNWomen Calendar of Side Events.
Please check back frequently as times and venues of side events may change.