Please contact the coordinator if you are interested in joining WPSN-C.


Benefits of Membership

For organizations

  • You can participate in shaping Canada’s women, peace and security priorities, investments, and programs.  Our Network is in constant discussion (both formal and informal) with officials and politicians on the WPS agenda in Canada. We co-chair the WPS Advisory Group.  This Group has two formal meetings a year and includes membership of all the Government departments who have signed on to the NAP.
  • You will have access to meetings and events with decision-makers.  Our Network is the go-to organization for the Government on WPS issues.  In various events, members have been able to dialogue directly with politicians and officials.  For example, WPSN-C holds regular meetings with WPS Ambassador Jacqueline O’Neill.
  • Contributions from your staff can be included in Network publications. We have issued four publications that feature reflections and analysis from Network members on the CNAP, the most recent in September 2021. We also welcome contributions from members to our blog, including as part of themed series’.
  • Your staff can benefit from professional development opportunities on a wide range of WPS issues and themes (visitors, meetings, brown bag lunches, etc.).
  • You can sponsor WPSN-C events.
  • Your logo will be displayed on our website.
  • Ability to post news, notices of events and requests to our members-only list serve.

For individuals

  • You can participate in shaping Canada’s women, peace and security priorities, investments, and programs.  Our Network is in constant discussion (both formal and informal) with officials and politicians on the WPS agenda in Canada. We co-chair the WPS Advisory Group.  This Group has two formal meetings a year and includes membership of all the Government departments who have signed on to the NAP.
  • You will have access to meetings and events with decision-makers.  Our Network is the go-to organization for the Government on WPS issues.  In various events, members have been able to dialogue directly with politicians and officials.  For example, WPSN-C holds regular meetings with WPS Ambassador Jacqueline O’Neill.
  • You will have access to networking and professional development opportunities with other organizations and individuals working on WPS issues.
  • You can contribute to Network publications. We have issued four publications that feature reflections and analysis from Network members on the CNAP, the most recent in September 2021. We also welcome contributions from members to our blog, including as part of themed series’.
  • If we are successful in gaining funding, you will have priority access to travel grants and participation when there are limited spots, compared to non-Network members.
  • Ability to post news, notices of events and requests to our members-only list serve.