In the margins of the 22nd anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR1325) on Women, Peace and Security, Cordaid, WO=MEN, the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN in New York and the Permanent Mission of Canada to the UN in New York/ Mission Permanente du Canada auprès des Nations Unies hosted the event 'Inclusive Peace Negotiations & the WPS Agenda'
During this event an expert panel reflected on the role that UN agencies, (I)NGOs and individual member states can play in enabling inclusive peace negotiations as a key element of the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Lessons learned and recommendations where shared on the elements of peace negotiations that have been challenging when it comes to the implementation of UNSCR1325. In doing so, the panel zoomed in on the role and influence of women in two cases of conflict that exist about as long as UNSCR1325: Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Find some of the key recommendations from the different panelists to member states, UN institutions, UN missions and international organizations in this report.