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14 Apr. 2021 210414-clare-hutchinson.jpg - Clare Hutchinson (NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security), 34.24KB

NATO stands with the international community to address sexual violence in conflict

In a written statement delivered at the UN Security Council’s Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict on 14 April 2021, the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security, Clare Hutchinson, warned against the use of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence as a weapon of war against women and girls – and increasingly against men and boys.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General advocates for gender equality and women’s leadership

In a NATO-led online conference on Gender equality and leadership: are today’s leaders leading enough? on 18 March 2021, NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană called for more women in leadership positions, including at NATO.
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At International Women's Day, discussion with three scientists

On the occasion of International Women’s Day celebrated on 8 March, three women working at the NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) in Italy share their inspirational stories and explain why equal participation of men and women is essential when fighting for gender equality around the world.
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NATO International Military Staff marks International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day 2021, the NATO International Military Staff acknowledges the importance of incorporating gender equality and gender perspectives in all its work strands. For more than two decades now, NATO has been striving for a more inclusive, diverse and integrated environment throughout its civilian and military structures.
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Women are vital to a stronger NATO

On International Women’s Day (8 March 2021), NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană addressed an online panel Celebrating Inspirational Women during the Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Summit in Romania.
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The colour of freedom – Visare’s story

Visare Gorani is a gender equality and human rights worker who has lived in Kosovo for most of her life. In this illustrated animation, she reflects on her personal experiences before, during and after the conflict in Kosovo in the late 1990s. This video conveys the details of Visare’s own story, but it also speaks to the shared experiences of countless other women and girls who have lived through conflict. NATO stands with all the women and girls, in Kosovo and elsewhere, who are affected by conflict, regardless of their ethnicity, religion or nationality.
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NATO supports women and girls in science

On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, discover how three young women are making great strides in technology and innovation, with support from the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.
02 Feb. 2021 210202-icwu.jpg - NATO's Ballistic Missile Defence architecture as of 2017, 62.06KB

NATO scientists study the role of women in combat units

NATO’s Science and Technology Organization (STO) recently completed a major study on the integration of women into ground combat units.
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Twenty years on, NATO’s commitment to Women, Peace and Security is stronger than ever

In a written address to the United Nations Security Council open debate on Women, Peace and Security on Thursday (29 October 2020), Ms Clare Hutchinson, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security stressed that NATO’s “vision of security must be anchored to the inclusion of women, the adoption of a gender perspective in all activities, and in upholding the highest standards of behaviour”.
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NATO marks achievements on gender-related issues

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), NATO welcomes the achievements of experts who have contributed to practical cooperation on gender-related issues among NATO member and partner countries in the framework of the Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme.

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