The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.32

The Women, Peace and Security Update; No.32

Due to the pandemic, the event, known as #SheInspiresMe, will be entirely virtual this year, with a packed schedule of live sessions with well-known, successful and inspiring women from across the globe.

United Nations, Indian Army Major Suman Gawani, honoured with the prestigious UN gender advocate award, has underscored the importance of female peacekeepers in the front ranks, saying it helps bring a “sense of security” among the survivors of a conflict.

This week, the Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Ireland to the United Nations and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, GIWPS, hosted a high-level virtual panel discussion on advancing women’s role in economic recovery and climate resilience in post-conflict settings.

United Nations, UNSG Antonio Guterres honoured peacekeepers Major Suman Gawani from India and Commander Carla Monteiro de Castro Araujo from Brazil with the 2019 UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award, saying their “inspiring work” promotes equality in the forces.

Amid COVID-19, strong multilateral system key to delivering for world’s most vulnerable, European Union Foreign Policy Chief tells Security Council.

Pakistan’s women peacekeepers; With nearly 4,462 uniformed personnel serving in some of the most dangerous UN missions, such as in the Central African Republic and Mali, Pakistan is the sixth largest contributor to UN peace operations.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on the account of International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers  Reiterates To Wage Peace And Build Better Future.


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