Articles 2 and 3 of the founding NATO charter calls for nonmilitary cooperation between Alliance members.
Tag: UN Women
UNCSW61 & North Korean Refugee Women: A Conversation with Betsy Kawamura (Part I)
I had the pleasure to speak with Betsy Kawamura, founder of Women4NonViolence in Peace + Conflict Zones – a platform to gather and support survivors of sexual violence in East Asia – and co-founder of the Working Group for North Korean Women at the North Korea Freedom Coalition. The group’s goal is to mainstream the Read More…
Infographic: Afghan Women 2016 Facts, roadmap to our movie-night
In the context of our 16days movie-night and discussion at NAOC on December 8 2016, Mégane Visette highlights important facts about Afghan women through this handy infographic.
Canada and Gender Equality: Progressive Champion of Women’s Rights or International Laggard?
Canada continues to promote gender equality abroad. However, is it doing its fair share at home? Jenny Yang discusses Canada’s reflective look on gender equality.
Happy 16th Anniversary UNSCR1325: Make a wish, blow your candles, now what?
In this Editor’s Forum, we asked our editors’ view on the UNSCR1325 progress towards gender justice in security. In light of the 16th Anniversary of the implementation of UNSCR1325, are we actually progressing towards gender justice in security? How are you encountering gender as a concept in your respective programs?
“One Win Leads to Another”: Empowering Girls at the 2016 Rio Games
How are the Olympics creating space for girls’ empowerment? Grace Lee discusses a unique gender equality initiative currently underway in Rio de Janeiro.
The Role of Women in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
Eimi Harris ties International Women’s Day to the UN’s continued efforts to highlight women in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda
Syrian Peace Talks: Put Women at the Negotiating Table
Eimi Harris speaks to the benefits around the direct involvement of women in peace discussions, and the steps taken to date to include them.
Female Leadership at the UN: Has the Time Come for a Women Secretary General?
Seema Kawar explores the importance of pushing to select a woman as the next Secretary General of the United Nations.