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Updated: 03-Oct-2006 Committee on Women in NATO Forces

 

Meeting Records
2006

NATO Nations National Briefings and Reports
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
Danmark
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Slovakia
Romania
Spain
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
PfP Nations Briefings
Armenia
MD Nations Briefings
Jordan

CWINF Conference

This year’s Conference on Women in the NATO Forces was held in the NATO HQ from 15 to 19 May 2006. Twenty-four delegations from NATO member nations, observers from four Partnership for Peace- and three Mediterranean Dialogue Countries were present with a total of 70 participants.

Since 2004 the Committee has been identifying various gender issues and ways of integrating gender perspectives into all aspects of NATO operations not as a separate issue, but as an aspect that permeates all action taken in this area. Gender mainstreaming should become routine with full regard to the operational requirements in order to improve operational effectiveness.

This year the Committee agreed that it is necessary to enable all service personnel, equally, to participate fully in consolidating peace and rebuilding conflict-torn societies. During operations it is of great importance to obtain a sound understanding of the gender issues in the area of work and of the needs of the most vulnerable part of the affected population in the conflict area.

 

 

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