The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.10

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.10

The Week in Women, Peace and Security

AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace, and Security, Ms. Bineta Diop, advocates for more Somali women to play an active role in ongoing efforts to restore peace and security in the country.

The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) organizes the Regional Open Day on the implementation of the UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

Somali Women kick start processes to develop a National Plan of Action to strengthen their participation in peacebuilding and socio-economic progress in the stabilization and rebuilding efforts.

Maria Tanyag explains the role of feminist research in solving the climate crisis.

Using the WPS agenda to protect the ecosystem  the ‘relief and recovery’ pillar of the WPS agenda provides an ‘entry point’ for the protection of the ecosystem.

Arab Charter on Women’s Rights launched in Abu Dhabi an exceptional and qualitative move towards the advancement and empowerment of Arab women.

The Women, Peace and Security Index by the Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security and Peace Research Institute Oslo downgraded Bangladesh’s rank from 127th in 2017 out of 153 countries to 142nd this year.

The UAE Permanent Mission to the United Nations and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, GIWPS launched a new joint initiative on advancing the role of women in post-conflict reconstruction, on the sidelines of the high-level week on Women, Peace and Security.

First Secretary in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN Paulomi Tripathi noted that majority of peace agreements signed in the last three decades have no women signatories and a vast majority of peace agreements fail to reference women and address their concerns, such as gender-based violence.

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