The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.15

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.15

Welcome to Women’s International Peace Centre’s links roundup, where we share news, op-eds, and other stories that we’re talking about in Women, Peace and Security

The Peace Centre and Global Fund for Women co-create a space for women peacebuilders to engage in key conversations and exchanges to strengthen the collective capacity to promote women’s leadership in peacebuilding and reconstruction, address sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict situations, and address the impact of the mining and extractive industry on women and girls’ rights and lasting peace in the Great Lakes region of Africa. 

President Rodrigo Duterte called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) to collaborate in enhancing cooperation to address conflict and promote sustainable development.

President Rodrigo Duterte has urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and the United Nations (UN) to enhance their cooperation in fighting security threats in the region. Calling on the two agencies to promote “counter-narratives” to address extremism and terrorism

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed Lauds Women’s Role in Bringing Change to Horn of Africa, Urges Security Council Support for Regional Growth, Peace

A Chinese envoy on Monday asked for international efforts to promote peace and stability in Africa, particularly the Horn of Africa citing a need to promote the settlement of differences through dialogue and consultation.

South Africa committed to women as leaders in global peacekeeping when it held the rotational presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of October 2019.  

Placing women’s rights and representation at the heart of peacemaking in Africa ; Statement by Ambassador Karen Pierce, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council briefing on Peace and Security in Africa.

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