National Action Plan


Launched: 2013
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  • Led by Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development
  • Conducted situational analyses across vast country’s regions, overseen by steering committee
  • Civil society organizations involved in raising awareness of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and NAP monitoring


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Information & Analysis


Nigeria: European Union Peace and Security Project for Northern Nigeria to Enwrap Women

In early September, the Nigerian government announced its partnership with UN Women to implement a three-year EU-funded program aimed at promoting women’s involvement in peace and security. The program will be piloted in three northeast states.

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Leadership Newspaper

Implementation of UN Resolution 1325 Will Promote Economic Development

A leading newspaper in Nigeria interviews Florence Iheme, a member of Inclusive Security's Women Waging Peace Network, on her experience at the Nairobi Symposium, July 22-25, 2014.

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Nigeria: Zainab Maina Canvasses Women Participation in Peace Building, Conflict Resolution

According to Zainab Maina, Nigeria’s Minister of Women’s Affairs and Social Development, the key to combatting Nigeria’s increasing instability is women’s participation in decisions about peace and reconstruction.

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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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