What do multilateralism and human connection have in common? According to Josée Touchette, they both play a role in the solving the world’s most pressing issues. On January 24th, Josée Touchette, Executive Director of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), spoke at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy regarding multilateralism Read More…
Tag: Women in Security
Are Peacemaking Processes in Peril?
Is peacemaking in peril? In this article, Maya Gandhi highlights the lack of progress made on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how it could negatively affect the international community’s ability to bring innovative and sustainable peace to regions enduring conflict.
The International Implications of Roe v. Wade’s Overturn
The international community has responded to the US Supreme Courts’ overturn of Roe v. Wade. In this article, Jordan McEwen highlights international concerns, specifically for human rights and democracy.
Defying Stereotypes: The Growing Importance of Women in the Armed Forces of the Baltic States
In the northeastern region of Europe, on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea, are three small but critical NATO member-states: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Referred to collectively as the Baltic states, these countries are members of the European Union and have played an important role in NATO since they joined the alliance in 2004. Read More…
Examining the Setbacks in Women Leadership in the Context of the Albanian Armed Forces
Women in positions of leadership has been a subject of debate recently in the Albanian Armed Forces. However, a new political improvement was the commitment to the adoption of the UN resolution on Women Peace and Security, which served as the benchmark for the forthcoming Albanian National Action Plan (ANAP) Despite the ongoing progress made in ten years, the figures on paper differ from reality.
The Long and Winding Road: NATO and the UN’s Approach to Women and R2P
In this article, Nicole Dougherty, explores how NATO and the UN have approached the topic of Women and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). The article explores how the organizations have created policies and practices meant to address this issue and provides some policy suggestions on how they can improve them in the future.
Gender-Based Violence and COVID-19
COVID-19 and Womens Rights: Ethan Schwartz showcases the hidden impact of COVID-19 on Gender-Based Violence.
Where to go from here? NATO’s first step in their Sexual Exploitation Policy
In this article, the NATO Association’s Nicole Dougherty explores NATO’s new Policy on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and the steps that the organization could take moving forward.
Gender Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) at CSIS: What about the Plus?
Despite the longstanding nature of GBA+, there remains no concrete method that can be used to evaluate its implementation into job sectors across Canada, though despite this lack of enforcement, the concept of GBA+ has indeed seen significant improvements in certain workplaces, such as the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS).
NATO’s Star Wars Policy: New Strategies for International Security in Outer Space
The question of the weaponization of space is inevitable, though deterrence and eventual disarmament should be explored further.