Spain Pushes New Global Network on Women, Peace, and Security

Posted by on October 5, 2016
Spain Pushes New Global Network on Women, Peace, and Security

More than 40 countries have joined a new international network designed to help governments, civil society groups, and regional organizations share best practices to advance women as central actors in building peace and security. Spain and five other nations hosted the inaugural event on September 23 during the annual opening week of the UN General […]

Why the Next US Administration Must Include Women and Civil Society in National Security

Why the Next US Administration Must Include Women and Civil Society in National Security

On May 20, Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Founder and Chair of Inclusive Security, and Wafa Bughaighis, senior Libyan government representative to the US and a member of Inclusive Security’s Women Waging Peace Network, welcomed participants at the first meeting of a new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) roundtable series on “The Future of Security.” Co-hosted by […]

Brazil and UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Progress and Challenges of the Implementation Process

Posted by Renata Giannini, Mariana Lima, and Pérola Pereira on March 17, 2016
Brazil and UN Security Council Resolution 1325: Progress and Challenges of the Implementation Process

This article is from the “Women, peace, and inclusive security” edition of PRISM—a top defense and security studies journal—which was co-produced by Inclusive Security and the National Defense University. Read the full issue. Emerging powers have recently become significant players in promoting peace and stability in unstable settings affected by conflict and violence. These countries […]

Why Are We Settling?

Why Are We Settling?

Why do we settle for half of our potential? While political and military leaders often draw on just half of available talent, ISIS and Boko Haram do not make the same mistake. A new edition of PRISM, jointly produced by the National Defense University and The Institute for Inclusive Security, highlights the need for the […]

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The Next 15 Years of Resolution 1325: Charting a Path Forward

Posted by Marie O'Reilly on December 22, 2015
The Next 15 Years of Resolution 1325: Charting a Path Forward

Since the UN Security Council passed Resolution 1325 on women, peace, and security in the year 2000, there have been both significant advancements and dramatic shortfalls in global efforts to advance women’s inclusion in preventing, resolving, and rebuilding from conflict. Against a backdrop of progress in international, regional, and national policies, how can key actors […]

Applying Global Tools to Improve National Action Plans on UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Posted by Ariel Gordon on December 2, 2015
Applying Global Tools to Improve National Action Plans on UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Photo: The U.S. Army/Flickr Over the past fifteen years, the international community has established robust structures to realize the objectives of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325. National action plans (NAPs) are one of the key strategies for translating this policy into results. For example, through two successive plans, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s security forces increased […]

Gaining Ground: The Field of Inclusive Security

Posted by on June 1, 2015
Gaining Ground: The Field of Inclusive Security

The Institute for Inclusive Security’s founder and chair, Ambassador Swanee Hunt, recently spoke about the role of women in peacebuilding at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. In the lead-up to the 15th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 this October, Ambassador Hunt explained how the field of inclusive security has gained ground […]

Quiz: Are You a Resolution 1325 Expert?

Quiz: Are You a Resolution 1325 Expert?

Fourteen years ago, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1325, recognizing women’s roles in advancing peace and security. Since then, it’s changed the way the international community thinks about war and how to stop it. How much do you know about this landmark document?

Women’s Peace Leadership ”Smart Policy,” and UN Pushes For More

Posted by on October 28, 2013

This article was originally published by the International Peace Institute. The UN Security Council marked its annual open debate on women, peace and security this month by unanimously adopting a resolution on women’s agency and leadership in conflict prevention and resolution. Resolution 2122 is the Council’s sixth women, peace and security resolution in six years, […]

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