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Press Release: Balkan women politicians urge for meaningful participation of women in peace and security

Friday, November 16, 2018

Women politicians, members of parliaments, diplomats and civil society representatives from across the Western Balkans together with UN Women, made a strong call for women’s equal participation in peace and security processes. More

From where I stand: “The adoption of the National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 is only the beginning”

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Bajana Ceveli is the Executive Director of the Association for Women’s Security and Peace (AWSP) in Albania. Over the past three years, the Association, with the support of UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality, helped draft a National Action Plan (NAP) on UN Security Council resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which was adopted in September 2018. Ms. Ceveli spoke to UN Women about her personal motivation and why the National Action Plan is important for women. More

Women’s inclusion in Geneva peace talks still a priority

Friday, July 20, 2018

With the support of UN Women, regular meetings continue between the participants of the Geneva International Discussions (GID) and civil society. These meetings aim at sharing information and mainstreaming women’s priorities and needs in the peace negotiations. More

Women should play key roles in conflict prevention in Central Asia say experts

Thursday, June 22, 2017

“The role of women and youth in conflict prevention in Central Asia,” event was organized by the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with UN Women Multi-country Office in Central Asia and the Regional Office of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. More

States assess progress on women’s involvement in conflict management and sustainable peace

Monday, April 20, 2015

More than 70 experts from across North America, Europe and Asia are meeting in the Lithuanian capital today for a conference organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), UN Women and the Lithuanian Government, to discuss the implementation of the landmark UN Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. More

Women and Governments Heading Towards Greater Accountability in Implementing Women, Peace and Security Resolutions

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The empowerment of women and the role of governments and national laws in helping move this issue forward took centre stage at a UN Women-hosted conference entitled UN Women Cross-regional Programme, `Women Connect across Conflicts: Building Accountability for Implementation of UN SCR 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889.` The two-day event took place at the Holiday Inn, Tbilisi, from 14-15 March. More

The Interagency Working Group presents the recommendations on the establishment of a National Referral Mechanism for the prevention and protection of survivors and victims of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Thursday, February 14, 2013

UN Women/EU cross-regional programme ‘Women Connect Across Conflicts: Building Accountability for Implementation of UN SCR 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889’” facilitated today the meeting to present the recommendations developed by the interagency Working Group for the establishment of a suitable National Referral Mechanisms for Victims of gender-based violence, including sexual violence (SGBV) to the new Gender Equality Council. More

Four-day training on “Monitoring of Women’s Human Rights Towards Efficient Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security” was conducted in Bishkek

Monday, November 19, 2012

A four-day training on “Monitoring of Women’s Human Rights Towards Efficient Implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on Women, Peace and Security” was conducted in Sayakat Asia Hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The workshop was organized within the framework of the UN Women Cross-regional programme “Women Connect Across Conflicts: Building Accountability for Implementation of UN SCR 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889” funded by the EU. More

UN Women, UN Country Office and local nonprofits held Day of Peace photo contest in Uzbekistan

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Opening ceremony of “The World Through My Eyes” photo exhibition dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Peace in Uzbekistan and the 20th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan was held at the Youth Creativity Palace of Tashkent. More

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