The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes peace as a precondition for sustainable development but falls short in recognizing the intersection of gender and peace. As such, the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders prepared this policy brief to examine the linkages between Women, Peace and Security (WPS) and the 2030 Agenda and provide practical recommendations for their synergistic implementation.
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The October 4 panel (in-person and virtual) will be an opportunity to examine the use of the Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action (WPS-HA) Compact as a global movement and the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund as a mechanism for accelerating the effective implementation of the WPS agenda and gender-responsive humanitarian action.
Sierra Leone is one of 13 countries in Africa that have adopted a national action plan on UN Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820. The Localization program, initiated by the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders, is a people-based, bottom-up approach to policy-making and policy implementation that guarantees local ownership and participation.