Open letter to Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie

The following letter was sent to Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau in November. Open letter to Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie urging increased and meaningful funding for women’s organizations (pdf version available) November 17, 2016 The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, P.C. Minister of International Development and La Francophonie Dear Minister Bibeau, We are writing … Continue reading Open letter to Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie

Discussion on forced marriage with activists

Dr. Annie Bunting, director of the Conjugal Slavery in War (CSiW) Project was in Ottawa on November 17, 2016 along with five activists researchers from five countries in Africa. They are Amelia Cooper of ADWANGA in Liberia, Zawadi Mambo of SOFEPADI in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Godelieve Mukasarasi of SEVOTA in Rwanda, … Continue reading Discussion on forced marriage with activists

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