Focal Points Network on Women, Peace and Security: Women’s Participation in Peace and Security: Conflict Prevention and the Security Sector
21 Sep 2017 - National Focal Points will have the opportunity to discuss among themselves and with representatives of the UN Secretariat and civil society good practices to enhance women’s participation in peace and security, particularly in the security sector as well as to decide on specific operational issues on the functioning of the network. Following the Network meeting, and as a result of the Network’s discussions and conclusions, UN Women, in collaboration with UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), will develop recommendations on the measures to increase women’s participation in the security sector, peacekeeping operations, and the operational challenges and mechanisms for the Network. These recommendations will then be forwarded, along with a Communique, in the weeks following the meeting. Organized by Spain, in collaboration with Germany, Namibia and UN Women.