GAPS Newsletter: March 2020

Updates Postponements and cancellations ahead of the 20th anniversary of Women, Peace and Security The start of this month saw the cancellations of parallel events to CSW 64, for global health concerns. The Gender Equality Forum are currently under review, Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: “Feminist Leadership and Inclusive Peacebuilding”

On Tuesday 4 February 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS), together with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sudan and South Sudan, Oxfam and GAPS hosted an event titled “Feminist Leadership and Inclusive Peacebuilding”. This event Read More

GAPS Newsletter: February 2020

Updates Launch of the Generation Equality Forum website! The Generation Equality Forum is a civil society-centred global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France. The Forum will launch in Mexico Read More

The 10 Steps Recommendations in Arabic and in French

In 2019, the UK Government funded GAPS and its partners to undertake consultations on Women, Peace and Security to mark the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in 2020. 245 organisations and individuals were consulted across 11 Read More

GAPS Newsletter: January 2020

Updates 2020 – A big year for Women, Peace and Security 2020 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). The Generation Equality Forum, a civil society-led global gathering Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: 2020 Inaugural Meeting

On Tuesday 7 January 2020, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS) held its inaugural meeting. The meeting was chaired by Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger CBE, Co-Chair of the APPG-WPS. Baroness Hodgson thanked Anne Milton MP, Read More

GAPS Newsletter: December 2019

Research & Resources Safety First: Time to deliver on commitments to women and girls in crisis Read GAPS member International Rescue Committee’s (IRC) new report: ‘Safety First: Time to deliver on commitments to women and girls in crisis’. This report Read More

GAPS is hiring a Policy, Advocacy and Communications Coordinator!

*APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE NOW CLOSED* Apply by 6pm on Sunday 5 January to be the GAPS Policy, Advocacy and Communications Coordinator! The GAPS Policy Advocacy and Communications Coordinator will support the coordination and development of the GAPS network. The Read More

GAPS Newsletter: November 2019

Updates Analysis of the 2019 Women, Peace and Security Open Debate On 29 October 2019 the annual open debate on Women, Peace and Security was held at the UN Security Council under the presidency of South Africa on the theme Read More

GAPS Newsletter: October 2019

Updates The 10 Steps: Turning Women, Peace and Security Commitments to Implementation On Tuesday 29 October, GAPS launched its latest consultation report – The 10 Steps: Turning Women, Peace and Security Commitments to Implementation – as part of “Women, Peace Read More

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