NGOWG MAP – October 2013

The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the October 2013 version of our Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council.   For October, in which Azerbaijan has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Haiti, Mali, and Somalia. We will soon be releasing our annual report monitoring and analyzing the work of the UN Security Council on women, … [Read more...]

Women Taking Action: NGOWG MAP – May 2013

NGOWG MAP - May 2013: BiH, Central African Republic, Central African region, DRC, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Yemen; Counter terrorism, WPS‏   The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2013 version of our Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council.   For May, in which Togo has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Bosnia and … [Read more...]

JOBS: The UN Women Training Centre (CoP), Training for Gender Equality!

The UN Women Training Centre would like to invite you to join the recently renewed and updated Community of Practice, previously managed by UN INSTRAW (now UN Women). This online community and platform aims to support the informed discussion and reflection on the current trends of training and capacity development for gender equality, the collection and dissemination of good practices and the identification of institutions, opportunities and resources for training for gender equality at the … [Read more...]

WOMEN, NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security

Dear colleagues, The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the August 2012 version of our Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security for the UN Security Council. For August, in which the France has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Central African Region, Haiti, Lebanon, Middle East, and Sudan / South Sudan. The MAP also provides recommendations for the Security Council's … [Read more...]

‘Women, Peace and Security’ ~ Michelle Bachelet speaks in Norway

Women, Peace and Security Remarks of Michelle Bachelet United Nations Under-Secretary-General Executive Director of UN Women at panel discussion on 'Women, Peace and Security'. Litteraturhuset Oslo, Norway, 14 October 2011. Ladies and Gentlemen, The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded last week to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, her compatriot Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen: three women who courageously and tirelessly promote peace and democracy. The Nobel … [Read more...]

ASIA S. PACIFIC Inaugural ‘Women, Peace and Security’ – Sept. 13-14th

Inaugural meeting of the Asia-Pacific Regional Advisory Group on Women, Peace and Security to be held at the United Nations, Conference Centre 13-14 September 2011 Bangkok (ESCAP Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section) – Bringing together leading experts from Governments and civil society organizations from across Asia and the Pacific, the newly established Regional Advisory Group on Women, Peace and Security will hold its inaugural meeting at the United Nations Conference … [Read more...]

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