National Action Plan

Canada


Launched: 2010 Expires: 2016
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Highlights

  • Led by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; input also from Department of National Defense, International Development Agency, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Public Safety Canada, Status of Women Canada, and Justice Canada
  • Included civil society contributions
  • Emphasizes bilateral and multilateral advocacy with partners
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Information & Analysis


Government of Canada

Assessment of Canada’s Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security 2010-2016

In mid-2014, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (DFATD) contracted with Inclusive Security to conduct an independent mid-term review of Canada’s National Action Plan (CNAP) “Building Peace and Security for All,” which covers the period 2010-2016. The review found that despite impressive successes, Canada can improve the Plan’s implementation and maximize impact in a variety of ways, including strengthening monitoring and evaluation practic; releasing regular, simplified reports that address challenges as well as successes; and consulting more regularly and predictably with civil society.

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Global Affairs Canada

Assessment of Canada’s Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security 2010-2016

In mid-2014, the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development (now Global Affairs Canada) contracted Inclusive Security to conduct an independent mid-term review of Canada’s National Action Plan “Building Peace and Security for All” (CNAP). Utilizing background research, an M&E framework analysis, and 25 interviews with government and civil society stakeholders, the assessment found that while Canada is certainly a global leader on this agenda, strengthening monitoring, evaluation, and reporting efforts as well as consistently engaging with civil society would build on Canada’s existing successes.

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George Washington University

Women in Peace and Security through United Nations Security Resolution 1325: Literature Review, Content Analysis of National Action Plans, and Implementation

In May 2014, the Institute for Global and International Studies at George Washington University released this detailed review of 40 of the 42 national action plans in existence at the time. The report also assessed the status of goals related to women, peace, and security more broadly.

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Women, Peace and Security Network-Canada

Worth the Wait? Reflections on Canada’s National Action Plan & Reports on Women, Peace & Security

The Women, Peace and Security Network—Canada published this 40-page brief in May 2014. It features eight pieces of analysis on Canada’s national action plan and the government’s corresponding progress reports from civil society representatives and independent consultants.

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Inclusive Security

VIDEO: Inclusive Security Director Jacqueline O’Neill Testifies to the Canadian Senate

A Canadian Senate committee met to examine progress and commitments related to UN Security Council Resolution 1325. O'Neill testified about the implementation of national action plans on women, peace, and security.

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Government of Canada

2013-2014 Progress Report – Canada’s Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

Canada's government produced this annual progress report documenting implementation of the Canadian national action plan from 2013-2014.

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Global Network of Women Peacebuilders

Women Count: Security Council Resolution 1325 Civil Society Monitoring Report 2013

This is the third Women Count report from the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders’ ongoing initiative to track UN Security Council Resolution 1325 implementation around the world, chart progress and challenges, and hold countries accountable. Canada is one of 15 countries featured in the 2013 issue.

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Parliament of Canada

Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, Issue 26-Evidence-May 6, 2013

Transcript of the May 6, 2013, meeting of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights to review “the machinery of government dealing with Canada's international and national human rights obligations,” focusing on UN Security Council Resolution 1325.

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Government of Canada

2012- 2013 Progress Report: Canada’s Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security

Released in early 2014, this annual progress report charts implementation of Canada’s national action plan from 2012-2013.

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