On this podcast, we explore the world of Women, Peace and Security through speaking to experts and practitioners from around the world working under the umbrella of Women, Peace and Security.
This podcast is made through the support of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and through their funding of the LEAP4Peace Consortium, which GAPS is a member of. This podcast is hosted by Eva Tabbasam, written, produced and edited by Florence Waller – Carr and supported by the GAPS Team. Our thanks also to Andrew O’Connor at Saferworld for the technical support, and to Jimena Duran at NIMD who are the Consortium lead for LEAP4Peace. The music used in this podcast was produced by Tribe of Noise PRO.
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Episode 1: WPS & NAPs: The case of the UK
This episode is an introduction to the Women Peace and Security agenda and National Action Plans and looks at the future of the UK’s Women, Peace and Security Policy in the context of the launch of their new NAP. Our guests for this episode’s conversation are Dr Paul Kirby and Dr Hannah Wright, both in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London. Hannah and Paul are here to help us introduce the WPS agenda and National Action Plans, as well as talk about their paper ‘The Future of the UK’s Women, Peace and Security Policy’ which they wrote with Aisling Swaine and was published by the LSE Center for WPS.