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Inclusive Security

Creating an Enabling Environment for Inclusion: The Role of Traditional Leadership

Many key themes regarding effective implementation and monitoring of national action plans emerged from Inclusive Security's inaugural NAP Academy event in December 2014. This is the first in a series of blog posts that will examine these themes and outline the ways countries are addressing challenges and creating impact.

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Government of Chile

Chilenas en operaciones de paz: Conoce el plan “Mujeres, Paz y Seguridad” que las protégé (Chilean Women in Peace Operations—Read about the Plan that Protects Them: “Women, Peace and Security”)

To announce the launch of its second national action plan, the Chilean government described the impact the initial plan had on women’s participation in peacekeeping forces and outlined its commitment to ensuring women’s greater role in peacekeeping operations.

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Poll: 2/3 of Israelis Want Women Involved in Peace Talks

According to an October 2014 poll, two-thirds of the Israeli public believe women must be more involved in peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

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Ghana Web

Oye Lithur: Involve Women in Peace Building

At a two-day training on UN Security Council Resolution 1325, Ghana’s Gender Minister called for effective implementation of the Ghanaian national action plan and announced the Ministry’s intention to pass an affirmative action bill to increase the number of women in politics to 40%.

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Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre

Advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: 2015 and Beyond

This expert analysis evaluates the UN’s focus on women, peace and security using Resolution 2122—aimed at strengthening women’s participation in all aspects of conflict resolution—as a guide. It also looks ahead to the October 2015 High-Level Review that will mark the 15th anniversary of UNSCR 1325, which both civil society and UN organizations will find interesting.

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1325 Network Statement Regarding the Republic of Korea National Action Plan for Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

Following the launch of the Republic of Korea’s national action plan in May 2014, the country’s Civil Society 1325 Network released this statement calling for the government to establish implementation mechanisms and involve civil society in monitoring efforts.

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Association Women of the South

Guidelines for the Implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 – Women, Peace and Security in the Municipality of Pirot

In March 2014, the municipal assembly of Pirot, Serbia, voted in favor of developing a local action plan for gender equality. A key component was to implement Serbia's national action plan activities at the local level. This guide was produced as part of the “Localization of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security in the Republic of Serbia” project conducted by Association Women of the South from Pirot, Association Dea Dia, and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders.

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Inclusive Security

Secretary Clinton Announces Partnership in Support of Women, Peace, and Security

Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a partnership to support her No Ceilings initiative that will convene leaders from around the world to create roadmaps for advancing women’s leadership in ending wars.

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The Participation Challenge: Narrative Report of the Third Civil Society Focus Group on the UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

The third and final focus group facilitated by Gender Action for Peace and Security as part of the national action plan’s 2011 annual review process. This group focused on bilateral action plans.

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