United Kingdom

United Kingdom-2010 Commitments

The 10 year anniversary has brought new momentum to this Council’s work on Women, Peace and Security. The challenge now is to translate that into concrete action on the ground.

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2019 The UK’s Implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 – CEDAW 2019 The Impact of the UK’s Arms Transfers and Military Spending on Women’s Rights – CEDAW 2017 Assessing UK Government Action on Women, Peace and Security in 2017 2017 Security Council Scorecard on Women, Peace and Security: Lessons Learned from 2010-2016 2017 …

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United Kingdom-2019 Commitments

In conjunction with the 23 April 2019 Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Germany, the United Kingdom, and UN Women co-hosted an event calling for commitments to the WPS Agenda in advance of the 2020 20th Anniversary of UN SCR 1325. Financial commitments: The United Kingdom commits to promote women’s meaningful participation …

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United Kingdom

The UK has adopted five National Action Plans on WPS, with its most recent for 2023-2027.

United Kingdom-2015 Commitments

Promote the active participation of women in such peacebuilding discussions through political and/or financial support. Provide support, including lobbying, at the highest levels, to ensure that women’s voices are represented in wider peace processes, negotiations and State-building.

UK NAP Overview

The United Kingdom launched its fourth National Action Plan(NAP) in January 2018 for a period of five years (2018-2022). WILPF’s section in the UK, a member of the Gender Action for Peace and Security Network (GAPS), along with other civil society organisations, participated in the creation of the NAP.

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