Panel discussion on Ireland’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Walt Kilroy • 25 October 2018
Event date 20 Nov 18:30 - 20:00
Event location Room 5052, 5th Floor, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin • Ireland

DSAI Humanitarian Action Study Group (HASG)

Panel discussion on Ireland’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Date: Tuesday 20th November at 18.30
Venue: Room 5052, 5th Floor, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin (see map).

Action plan coverAround the world, the impacts of conflict, efforts to prevent or reduce it, and approaches to build and sustain peace in its aftermath, are all profoundly gendered. Almost 20 years after the passage of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, global progress on the prevention of conflict, the protection of women’s rights during conflict, and their empowerment to participate in – and lead – decision-making and peacebuilding processes, lags far behind the ambition of this landmark framework. National Action Plans can be a vital tool for localising the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. As Ireland’s Second National Action Plan (2015-2018) comes to a close, join us for this interactive panel event and discussion on achievements, lessons learned and future opportunities for ambitious action across humanitarian actors, policymakers and researchers.

Speakers include:

  • Prof Gillian Wylie, Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin
  • Conflict Resolution Unit, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Emanuela Ferrari, Peace Brigades International (Ireland)
  • Mary Keogh, Director of Disability Inclusive Development Initiative at CBM Ireland 

 

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