From Global Promise to National Action
June 28, 2017
December 21, 2016: Since 2010, conflict and displacement have increased around the globe. Today’s wars increasingly threaten civilians, and state-centric approaches to peacemaking frequently fall short. Evidence shows that women’s participation in these processes is associated with more successful outcomes. National action plans were conceived to address the gap between prescriptive international frameworks and the particular security needs of individual countries. But how are they developed, and what impact do they have? New research from Inclusive Security and One Earth Future Foundation explores four case studies: The Democratic Republic of Congo, the Philippines, Serbia, and Sierra Leone. Read more: From Global Promise to National Action (inclusivesecurity.org)
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