Roundtable on 1325 National Action Plans: Lessons from the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden

Report on a Roundtable 1325 National Action Plans: Lessons from the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden Ottawa, September 13th, 2016 National Action Plans (NAPs) can be key tools in the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda. As Canada looks to renew and revitalize its NAP, important lessons can be learned from the experience … Continue reading Roundtable on 1325 National Action Plans: Lessons from the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden

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