WPSN-C Members Participate in OSCE/Inclusive Security WPS National Action Plan Academy

On September 15th and 16th JO Rodrigues and Beth Woroniuk, 2 members of the WPSN-C Steering Committee participated in the Women, Peace and Security National Action Plan Academy organized by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Institute for Inclusive Security. We were half of the ‘Canadian delegation’ which also included Lt. … Continue reading WPSN-C Members Participate in OSCE/Inclusive Security WPS National Action Plan Academy

Ottawa event: Struggles, Strategies & Successes: Women Building Peace in Sudan

Inter Pares, the Women, Peace and Security Network-Canada, and the University of Ottawa’s School for International Development and Global Studies invites you to: Struggles, Strategies & Successes:  Women Building Peace in Sudan An Engaging Discussion with Prominent Feminist Activist, Dr. Asha El-Karib Monday, October 3rd 3:00pm to 4:30pm University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart St., Room … Continue reading Ottawa event: Struggles, Strategies & Successes: Women Building Peace in Sudan

More International Assistance Review Submissions

In addition to the International Review submissions listed previously, here are other briefs to check out: Inter Pares: Submission to the International Assistance Review Submission to IAR – Peace and Security Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC): Cooperative Leadership: Canada’s Contribution to a Fairer, More Sustainable, and Safe World. CARE Canada: Empower the Most Marginalized … Continue reading More International Assistance Review Submissions

Summer is the policy review season

In the midst of summer bbq’s, heatwaves and cottage visits, WPSN-C members have been busy participating in two policy reviews launched by the Canadian government. Our submissions are now on our website! Submission by the Women, Peace and Security Network‐Canada to the Global Affairs Canada International Assistance Review Gender Perspectives and the Women, Peace and … Continue reading Summer is the policy review season

Mainstreaming the WPS Agenda: A Consultation on Feminist Approaches to Peace and Security International Assistance

On July 21st, the Women, Peace and Security Network - Canada hosted an informal consultation on "Mainstreaming the WPS Agenda: A Consultation on Feminist Approaches to Peace and Security International Assistance." The consultation was well attended by representatives from both civil society and Global Affairs Canada. The afternoon began with an opening panel on "What … Continue reading Mainstreaming the WPS Agenda: A Consultation on Feminist Approaches to Peace and Security International Assistance

Remarks for Panel Presentation: International Assistance Review Consultation on Peace and Security, 7 June 2016

On June 7, 2016, Global Affairs Canada hosted a Consultation on Peace and Security as part of the International Assistance Review. Beth Woroniuk, WPSN-C Coordinator, was invited to speak on the opening panel on ‘advancing women, peace and security.’ Here is the text of her remarks. Thanks to Global Affairs Canada for the invitation to … Continue reading Remarks for Panel Presentation: International Assistance Review Consultation on Peace and Security, 7 June 2016

Myanmar Will Report on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights to the UN

by Dhyeya Pandya, current intern at WPSN-C and World Federalist Movement, International Development and Globalization student at University of Ottawa   Coming up next month Myanmar – formerly known as Burma – will present to the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, a report on the nation’s progress on gender equality … Continue reading Myanmar Will Report on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights to the UN