Towards Full Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in the Philippines: Crafting a National Action Plan for Women and Peacebuilding

Tuesday, January 1, 2008
South Eastern Asia

This article presents the results of a national workshop on the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (SCR 1325) conducted in the Philippines by the International Women's Tribune Centre in partnership with the Sulong CARHRIHL (Comprehensive Agreement on the Respect for Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law) Network and the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women. The workshop drew attention to the importance of a national action plan in ensuring the full implementation of UN SCR 1325 at the national and subnational levels. This article outlines the key principles and tasks that need to be taken into account in the crafting a Philippine national action plan. It also provides updates on current efforts in developing the Philippine national action plan.

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IWTC, Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in the Philippines, 2008