National Action Plan

New Zealand

Launched: 2015 Expires: 2019
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  • Led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Police, and the Ministry for Women
  • Includes initiatives to protect women and girls in conflict-affected countries from sexual violence
  • Focuses on development assistance in support of women’s leadership in the Pacific


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Leveraging the Women, Peace and Security Plan

This article analyzes New Zealand's then-draft national action plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325. It praises the plan's strong points—it's focus on increasing and equipping women peacebuilders in conflict prevention efforts, for example—and offers three suggestions of areas to strengthen prior to the plan's release.

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