A new decade for women, peace and security


7:00 am - 8:30 am

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What are the priorities for the women, peace and security agenda in the 2020s? Join us to share views and learning!

Across the world, women want to see progress on peace and security; women are tired of waiting for change and want an equal and meaningful seat at the table. Women in Northern Ireland have a long history of peace building, and a clear idea of what needs to be done to achieve change. Similarly, women in other post conflict areas have their vision and priorities, and there is a lot women can learn from each other.

Experiences of women peacebuilders in Northern Ireland, Uganda, South Africa and Colombia were collated in 2020 in a project by Global Network of Women Peacebuilders, UN Women and the Government of Ireland, designed to explore future priorities and mark the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The project resulted in recommendations for actors from the UN to national governments, including the UN Security Council, which Ireland will join from the start of 2021.

Join us for this webinar, which will share findings from the UN Women project, with a highlight on experience and learning from South Africa. The event will also provide an overview of Ireland’s aims for its seat on the UN Security Council 2021-22, and how the women, peace and security agenda links into this.

The webinar will also provide an opportunity to share learning from Northern Ireland, and explore shared themes across countries and regions that can help develop collaborative relationships and create new ideas to speed up progress on the women, peace and security agenda.

How to take part

Register here and join the discussion! Details of how to join will be sent to participants before the event.