Core Documents of the Dialogue
From February 17 to March 10, 2022, Global Affairs Canada hosted fifteen inter-departmental discussions involving over 100 participants on the development of Canada’s third National Action Plan on WPS (CNAP3). This document is a summary of those discussions.
Background resources developed for WPS Dialogue FPS
- Canada and Women, Peace and Security Timeline
- WPS National Action Plans: Lessons Learned and Best Practices
- Four Pillars of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda
Background Resources on WPS National Action Plans
- Creating National Action Plans: A Guide to Implementing Resolution 1325 (inclusivesecurity.org)
- 1325 National Action Plans – An initiative of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (peacewomen.org)
- Report on a Roundtable – 1325 National Action Plans: Lessons from the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Ottawa, September 2017.
- OSCE (2020). Implementing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the OSCE Region.
- Caitlin Hamilton, Nyibeny Naam, and Laura J. Shepherd (2020). Twenty Years of Women, Peace and Security National Action Plans: Analysis and Lessons Learned. The University of Sydney.
General Resources on WPS
There are many books, articles, reports, blogs, and other resources on WPS.
Useful starting points include:
- Global Network of Women Peacebuilders
- LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security
- WILPF’s Women, Peace and Security Programme
If you are looking for an introduction to WPS issues, check out:
- Women, Peace, and Security Explained (for WPS beginners)
- TedxTalks: Women at the negotiating table – the missing piece in peacebuilding (for WPS beginners)
- Let’s Talk! Women Peace and Security series (WPS Focal Points Network)
Here are some of our recommended resources.
- Georgetown WPS Index 2021/2022: The Index – GIWPS (georgetown.edu)
- More than a Milestone: The Road to UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security: The Story of 2250_FINAL Dec 9 2020.pdf (youth4peace.info)
- Resolution Texts and Translations | PeaceWomen
- From the London School of Economics (LSE) WPS blog Race, Justice and New Possibilities: 20 Years of the Women, Peace and Security agenda
- From the LSE WPS blog Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity as Part of the WPS Project
- Kvinna till Kvinna, ICAN, GNWP, WILPF, GPPAC, MADRE (2021). Fund Us Like You Want Us to Win: Feminist Solutions for More Impactful Financing for Peacebuilding.