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6 Oct. 2017

Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security holds second annual meeting

The second annual meeting of the Civil Society Advisory Panel (CSAP) took place from 1 to 3 October 2017 in Brussels. Discussions focused on increasing understanding of NATO’s achievements and challenges in implementing its United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 Policy and Action Plan and contributions to its upcoming revision. The Panel also reviewed more effective governance and working mechanisms for the CSAP and identified priorities for the year ahead.

2 Jun. 2017

Annual conference on gender perspectives

Gender representatives from NATO member states, partner countries, international organisations and academia came together for the annual conference of the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives from 30 May to 2 June 2017. This year’s theme was “Beyond the Stereotypes – Integrating Gender Perspectives in Projecting Stability”.

13 May. 2017

''She Runs, He Runs, We Run'' – NATO HQ runners promote gender equality

The second edition of the “She Runs, He Runs, We Run” took place at NATO Headquarters on Saturday 13 May 2017. The run with a distance of exactly 13.25 km (8.2 miles) aimed to raise awareness of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security and gender equality.

30 Mar. 2017

Marriët Schuurman completes her term as NATO’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security

Ambassador Marriët Schuurman steps down as the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security on Thursday (30 March 2017) after two and a half years in post. She will return to a position with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

9 Mar. 2017

International Women’s Day at NATO: #BeBoldForChange

Various events took place at NATO Headquarters to celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March) and to raise awareness of gender perspectives and the principles of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

8 Mar. 2017

NATO marks International Women’s Day

“An organisation, society or country can only succeed if it uses the full potential of all of its members – men and women,” said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, marking the occasion of International Women’s Day on Wednesday (8 March 2017). He stressed that equal participation of men and women is a core security requirement, essential to the resilience of societies, to the effectiveness of NATO forces and to achieving and preserving peace.

13 Jan. 2017

NATO Annual Review on Gender in Military: progress made in policies, participation and operational planning

The 2015 Summary of the National Reports of NATO Member and Partner nations to the NATO Committee on Gender Perspectives (NCGP) have been issued as the second comprehensive compendium of the statistics and policies progress related to the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.

26 Oct. 2016

Marriët Schuurman in NY: ''We can do better''

“NATO hosts what could well be the largest global coalition on UNSCR 1325,” said NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative on Women, Peace and Security Marriët Schuurman at a United Nations (UN) Security Council debate marking the landmark ‘No Women, No Peace’ Resolution’s anniversary. At the UN Headquarters in New York on 25 October 2016, Ambassador Schuurman discussed the need for inclusiveness in sustaining peace and explained recent efforts taken to cement the dialogue between NATO and representatives of civil society who work in conflict prevention, resolution and women’s empowerment. She also highlighted the importance of combatting sexual violence through the ongoing implementation of the Military Guidelines on the Prevention of, and Response to Conflict-related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence.

20 Oct. 2016

Taking action on conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence

NATO’s Military Guidelines on the Prevention of, and Response to, Conflict-Related Sexual and Gender-Based Violence were discussed at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels on 19 October 2016. National representatives and subject matter experts from NATO, the European Union, the United Nations and non-governmental organisations gathered for the workshop, which aimed to raise awareness of the Guidelines as well as discuss progress and mark the way ahead.

19 Oct. 2016

New Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security

Today’s complex security challenges make it ever more important to hear the voices of men and women directly affected by conflict and insecurity. NATO is breaking new ground in institutionalising sustained dialogue with representatives of civil society who work on conflict prevention and resolution, security and women’s empowerment, from grassroots activism to national and international policy. Convened by Marriet Schuurman – the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security – the Civil Society Advisory Panel on Women, Peace and Security met for the first time on 18 October 2016, in Brussels.

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