Kenya’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

by Dhyeya Pandya, current intern at WPSN-C and World Federalist Movement, International Development and Globalization student at University of Ottawa   Released on March 8th, 2016 the Kenyan National Action Plan (KNAP) is dedicated to the promotion, integration, and collaboration of UNSCR 1325 into mainstream perspectives on peace, conflict resolution, security, policies, and national development. the … Continue reading Kenya’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security

#16 Days: Progress on Women, Peace and Security Issues

Report Review: Cross-Cutting Report on Women, Peace and Security (2014) by Security Council Report Security Council Report, an independent non-for-profit organisation that provides “information about the activities of the UN Security Council and its subordinate bodies” for the stakeholders and the general public, published the 4th Cross-Cutting Report on Women, Peace and Security in April … Continue reading #16 Days: Progress on Women, Peace and Security Issues

#16Days: Women leaders in the DRC weigh in on Peace, Security and Cooperation

Report Review: Women’s Leadership and Participation in the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes Region: Achievements, Challenges, and Opportunities by Niamh Reilly and Roslyn Warren. This was a report on a joint study done by the Centre for Global Women’s Studies, NUI Galway, and the … Continue reading #16Days: Women leaders in the DRC weigh in on Peace, Security and Cooperation

#16days: Film Screening & Panel Discussion of The Invisible War

It is the most powerful and advanced military organization in history, but it is failing hundreds of thousands within its own ranks. About half a million female soldiers in the US military have been raped, and military women in combat zones are now more likely to sexually assaulted by their fellow soldiers than killed by … Continue reading #16days: Film Screening & Panel Discussion of The Invisible War

Member Spotlight: Kristine St-Pierre is consultant on gender, peace and security

WPSN-C Steering Committee member, Kristine St-Pierre, is a consultant who offers training on women, peace and security issues. Kristine St-Pierre is a Gender, Peace and Security Consultant who has worked with international and national non-governmental organizations and governments around the world. Her focus is on facilitation and training, particularly for members of the military and … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Kristine St-Pierre is consultant on gender, peace and security