Datum: 23-10-2020Tijd: 9h EST / 15h CETLocatie: Virtueel
KEY VOICES FOR LASTING CHANGE: SHAPING THE WPS AGENDA FOR THE NEXT 10 YEARS – WEBINAR SERIES
In light of the 20th anniversary of UN resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and in preparation for the UN Security Council Open Debate week, Cordaid and the Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) are jointly launching a series of virtual dialogues showcasing good practices and inspiring examples for the WPS Agenda.
Friday 23 October – 9h EST / 15h CET
Women’s rights on the line: Fighting for women’s rights when it matters most – peace processes
Research shows that women's participation in peace talks improves the likelihood of reaching lasting peace. Higher levels of gender inequality increase risks of terrorism, instability and civil war.
Women barely participated in Yemeni peace efforts, and the same is happening now in Afghanistan. This session will examine women's participation in those peace processes to develop lessons to advocate for women's inclusion going forward.
In partnership with: YWBOD and WCLRF