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

The 10 Steps: Turning Women, Peace and Security Commitments to Implementation

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

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: 2019 Annual General Meeting

On Monday 21 October 2019, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security (APPG-WPS) held its Annual General Meeting. The meeting was chaired by Baroness Fiona Hodgson of Abinger CBE, Co-Chair of the APPG-WPS. Baroness Hodgson thanked Helen Whately Read More

GAPS is hiring! (applications for this position are now closed)

*APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION ARE NOW CLOSED* Apply by 6pm on Thursday 19 September to be the GAPS Network Assistant! The GAPS Network Assistant will support the coordination and development of the GAPS network. The role works closely with the Read More

GAPS newsletter: August 2019

Updates All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security The APPG on Women, Peace and Security has published event reports for two recent public events: “Life in Limbo: adolescent girls in crisis and conflict” and “Gender and Conflict in the Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: “Life in Limbo – adolescent girls in crisis and conflict”

This report was written by Poppy Kennedy, Policy, Advocacy and Research Assistant at Plan International UK. A full version of the report, including a summary of the Q&A, is available as a PDF here. On the week of World Refugee Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: “Gender and Conflict in the Middle East – what next for Women, Peace and Security and displacement?”

This report was authored by Yasmine Kherfi, Projects Assistant at the LSE Middle East Centre. Yasmine is interested in feminist theory and praxis, transnational solidarity movements, and development planning in (post-)conflict settings. Find Yasmine on Twitter @yasmine_kherfi. On Wednesday 10 Read More

GAPS Newsletter: May 2019

Updates UN Women Campaign to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action UN Women has announced a new multi-generational campaign “Generation Equality: Realising women’s rights for an equal future“. This campaign will mark the 25th Read More

APPG on Women, Peace and Security: “The Global Humanitarian Landscape – How the UN is addressing crises in Yemen and across the world”

This article originally appeared on GAPS member UNA-UK’s website, authored by Enyseh Teimory: “UN All-Party Parliamentary Group hosts UN Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs” On 23 April the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the United Nations held a joint meeting with Read More

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