Advancing the Sustainability and Adaptability of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda
Broadcasting UN Entity
Two main challenges in developing policy and implementing the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda are the need for coordination on existing efforts and addressing the issue of sustainability.
In advance of the session, the Secretariat has provided the following guiding questions for the interventions focused on the priorities of the U.S.-Romania Co-Chairship:
- Considering that conflict prevention and women's meaningful participation in decision-making processes is at the heart of the WPS agenda, what specific conflict prevention actions can Network members take to advance peace and security through an inclusive approach?
- How have Network members utilized WPS NAPs and strategies in whole-of-government efforts to respond to armed conflicts, climate change, disaster relief and response, arms control and disarmament, and cyber insecurity?
- How can Network members collectively ensure the sustainability of the WPS agenda given slow progress in implementing WPS commitments and the global backsliding on women's rights and gender equality?