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Facilitating Inclusive Processes


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WILPF

Leveraging UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans for Local Change: Civil Society Opportunities in the MENA Region

Civil society play a critical role in advocating for and designing a country's national action plan design process. In 2014, the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom compiled examples of civil society engagement throughout NAP design, implementation, and monitoring from eight NAP countries across the globe in order to equip women's groups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with global lessons learned to apply to their own advocacy planning.

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Inclusive Security

Africans Mobilize for Women, Peace, and Security

The Nairobi Symposium, held in July 2014, convened 120 civil society and government leaders from 16 Africa countries. Attendees shared best practices on national action plan implementation, including design, budgeting, and monitoring and evaluation.

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Womenkind

Moving Forward: Recommendations for the UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Womenkind Worldwide, the UK’s leading women’s rights organization, published this report in February 2014 in anticipation of the UK’s third revision of its national action plan in June 2014. It recommends ways to further integrate UN Security Council Resolution 1325 into policy and programming and keep momentum on women, peace, and security issues.

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European Feminist Initiative

Developing National Action Plan for Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Iraq: Strategic Meeting-Civil Society Reference Group

Following an initial workshop in April 2012, the European Feminist Initiative held a two-day meeting in July 2012 in Beirut to strengthen relationships among key civil society and women’s groups in Iraq and facilitate their inclusion in the NAP development process. This report is the readout from the meeting.

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Ireland 1325

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security: Towards an Effective and Inclusive Irish National Action Plan

Ireland 1325, a group of leading women’s rights and civil society organizations, drafted this good practice guide in June 2010 to steer the Irish government’s NAP planning process.

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Inclusive Security

Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women into Peace Negotiations

In October 2000, the UN Security Council acknowledged in Resolution 1325 the importance of inclusion, mandating women’s full participation in peace building; few policymakers, however, know how to fulfill this obligation. This guide provides the international community with concrete strategies to successfully bring women into peace negotiations.

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Inclusive Security

Strategies for Policymakers: Bringing Women Into Government

In October 2000, the UN Security Council acknowledged in Resolution 1325 the importance of inclusion, mandating women’s full participation in peace building; few policymakers, however, know how to fulfill this obligation. This guide provides the international community with concrete strategies to successfully bring women into governments.

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Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy

Women and Peace and Security: The Implementation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325

Written two years after UNSCR 1325’s launch, this article points to the war in Afghanistan as a “litmus test” for the UN’s efforts to incorporate women’s experiences into peacebuilding. It highlights the role of nongovernmental organizations and focuses on the impacts of the US-led campaign for women in Afghanistan, as well as the locally-led Afghan Women’s Summit.

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