Putting women at the forefront of peace and humanitarian action in Europe and Central Asia

UN Women is the lead UN entity championing women’s rights and roles in peace and security, cooperating closely with an array of national and international actors. This regional brief offers a glimpse at how UN Women back the efforts of governments and civil society organizations in Europe and Central Asia to prevent and resolve conflicts by supporting National Action Plans on resolution 1325, encouraging women’s participation in peace talks and helping to address the legacies of conflict-related sexual violence. 

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Brief-Peace and Humanitarian Action

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Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia; Serbia; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244); Albania; North Macedonia; Georgia; Ukraine; Tajikistan; Kyrgyzstan

Subject area(s): Peace and security; Humanitarian action; Partnerships; UN Security Council resolution 1325

Resource type: Best practices

UN Women office involved in publication: Europe and Central Asia Regional Office

Publication year: 2016

Number of pages: 4

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)