The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will be taking place in mid-March. Side event workshops will include a presentation about the relationship of achieving the MDGs in places of…Continue
Joining forces for women and peace, Nonviolent Peaceforce, Women Graduates-USA and New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women have designed a workshop at the CSW NGO Forum that will discuss and document recommendations to be forwarded to the UN Panel reviewing the work of the UN Peacekeeping operations.…Continue
A Culture of Peace
The UN General Assembly (UNGA) on December 15 approved a Resolution on Follow-up to the Declaration of Programme of Action on the Culture of Peace, A/69/L.34. This Resolution was put forth by the Bangladesh Mission and co-sponsored by over 100 countries. The Mission of the Philippines led a small yet significant step in adding language to the resolution noting unarmed civilian protection (UCP).
“…the initiatives of civil society, in…Continue