UK Reports Progress on its National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security
June 28, 2017
December 14, 2016: The UK Department for International Development reports on progress made over the past year in delivering the Government's commitments under the UK's National Action Plan (NAP) on women, Peace and Security (WPS) 2014-2017. According to report, the UK leads the world on this agenda, through practical action, political lobbying and funding. See the full report: UK National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2014-17 (Reliefnet)
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