Plan launched 2013-2016
Goal 1: Greater participation of women in peacebuilding
Goal 2: Protection of the rights of women and girls during and after violent conflicts, and prevention of gender-based violence
Goal 3: Greater inclusion of a gender perspective during and after armed conflicts in emergency aid, reconstruction and in dealing with the past
Goal 4: Greater inclusion of a gender perspective in conflict prevention
Goal 5: Mainstreaming “Women, Peace and Security” in the federal administration
This is Switzerland's third NAP, and this revised version focuses on the increased partcipation of women and girls during and after armed conflicts. " An example of this is Switzerland’s commitment for a greater participation of women in political processes demonstrated in, for instance, its support for cooperation between selected civil society and governments. " As well as combatting gender-based violence.
Civil Society will be greatly involved in the implementation of the Action Plan, particularly in proving support for women's rights and in combatting gender-based violence as well as in increasing women's capacity to participate in political processes in conflict regions.
Women in Peacekeeping
Promoting representation of women in management and leadership positions, as well as in high mediation roles. Alongside this, "Measures to gradually increase the share of women in SWISSINT and the armed forces in line with the Security Policy Report, especially at management level."
UN Peacekeeping Statistics
Police Officers: 1 out of 5 Experts on Mission: 1 out of 16
Staff Officers: 0 out of 6 Troops: 0 out of 2
1. Switzerland NAP 2. UN - Peacekeeping Contributions