Implementing Locally, Inspiring Globally Localizing UNSCR 1325 in Colombia, Nepal, the Philippines, Sierra Leone, and Uganda

Total Pages: 126

Organization: Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP)

Languages: English

Country/Region: Southeast Asia, Philippines

Topic Area: Gender equality and women’s empowerment, Leadership and political participation

Year: 2013

Resource Type: Case Study


Focusing on GNWP’s Localization of UNSCR 1325 and 1820 program, which translates the rhetoric of the women and peace and security resolutions into actions that make a difference in the lives of women, men, girls and boys in conflict-affected communities in Colombia, Nepal, the Philippines, Sierra Leone and Uganda. The publication illustrates how the program directly engages local authorities, traditional leaders and grassroots women’s groups in implementing the resolutions in local communities. It also provides examples of how women and peace and security commitments are mainstreamed in local policy development and planning processes.

The report contributed the Global Review of the implementation of women and peace and security resolutions that make up the already robust policy framework. What we need going forward are strong, active models of how the resolutions are being carried out. Let us sustain the local implementation and inspire global implementation.

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