Committed to continue to implement its national plan and to give political and operational priority to the implementation of resolution 1325 (2000).
Actively supports the participation of women in DRC and contributes to the implementation of the €2 million UN-Women project there that supports the rights and participation of Congolese women in the framework of resolution 1325 (2000).
National Action Plan: Belgium is currently in the process of developing its third NAP.
In July 2017, Belgium adopted its third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security. The NAP, which covers the period of 2017 to 2021, encompasses numerous courses of action that should contribute to improving the status of women in areas of conflict, pre-conflict and post-conflict.
Belgium is committed to promoting the incorporation of the gender perspective at the Peacebuilding Commission in developing new integrated peacebuilding strategies, as well as in the semi-annual reviews of strategic frameworks.
They support for a five-year civil-society programme in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on women’s participation in conflict-resolution mechanisms.
The Women, Peace and Security Agenda will be an important priority during their forthcoming term on the Security Council for the next two years. Belgium is currently implementing its third national action plan on women and peace and security.