IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL ACTION PLAN: Implementation Plan of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
North America
United States of America

The report released by the State Department details the role of women in preventing conflict and building peace throughout the world in areas plagued by violence, insecurity and war. Executive Order 13595, "Instituting a National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security," describes the role of the United States Government in working for women and peacebuilding through three avenues: advancing the role of women in peacebuilding activities, protecting women from violence based on their gender, and ensuring equal access to resources in conflict areas. The document offers guidance for the State Department, U.S. embassies and consulates in advancing the order's directives through multiple methods, including bilateral and multilateral relationships across sectors, targeted leveraging of resources and comprehensive information from diverse sources.

Full report can be downloaded here: