Organized as part of the launch activities of the Inter-Faculty Research Platform on International Criminal and Human
10 years ago, Resolution 1325 was signed at the UN, recognising the devastating affects of conflict on women and maki
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Women are constantly forced to negotiate for their rights between family, community and the state.
The U.S.-led military campaign in Afghanistan should be brought to a halt because it has solidified, rather than weak
Addis Ababa, March 31, 2011 (Ezega.com) - As we celebrated International Women's day in March this year, one might as
“The Colombian armed conflict has been going on for over 50 years and has developed alongside the situation of
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Panel on Women-Poverty-Crises-Human Rights
The Greater LA Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women hosted a Women's Peace Walk today.
What it will take to achieve security, justice and peace
As Yugoslavia split apart in the wake of the Soviet Union's collapse, the breakaway state of Bosnia and Herzegovina s
We are very excited to invite you to join us online from May 28-30 for the Nobel Women's Initiative's fourth biennial
In the lead up to the UN Security Council Open Debate and resolution on sexual violence in conflict June 24th, WILPF
Last year, as rebels captured the main towns in northern Mali, UN Women registered a sudden and dramatic increase in
Since the early 1990s, an active civil society campaign has been promoting the negotiation of a robust, comprehensive
What are the challenges and opportunities for developing and implementing UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans (NAPs) on
WOMEN'S POWER TO STOP WAR WEBINAR SERIES
The Arab Regional Network on Women, Peace, and Security, which was launched in October 2013 and is composed of women
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On April 2, 2013 governments adopted the text of the first ever Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) at the United Nations in New
This is event is co-sponsored by the Women Peacemakers Program (WPP), Safer World, the Consortium on Gender, Securit
I recently travelled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the summit of the African Union to talk about peace with South Sud
The modern peace movement arose from the horrors of World War I.
The international community has begun to recognize the disproportionate impact of conflict on women and girls, and th
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) released a report announcing that world military expendi
Our latest report provides tools and guidelines for effective implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty and the UN
The International Institute for Strategic Studies has released an infographic visually demonstrating the amount of fu
This shadow report was submitted to the 66th CEDAW Session, reviewing Germany’s arms export and its impact
On 23 March 2017 the Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom (WILPF) held a webinar launching an
On Wednesday, 25 October 2017, WILPF, Oxfam, UN Women and the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations co-hosted a panel titled “Weapons, War and Women: Enabling Movement for Peace in the MENA Region”. It provided a forum to exchange locally-driven experiences and good practices, share recommendations for what the United Nations (UN) Security Council and Member States can do to realise their Women, Peace and Security obligations and commitments and support an enabling environment for women’s meaningful participation in peace processes at all levels in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
"The Security Council underlines the importance of [...] putting emphasis on conflict prevention, preventive diplomac