Peace and Security: Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Tuesday 30 May to Friday 2 June 2006 – Wilton Park Conference

IWRP Participated in the conference on Peace and Security: Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325.

In co-operation with the UK Government’s Global Conflict Prevention Pool, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Canadian International Development Agency and in partnership with Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS).

This conference provided a forum for discussion of the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 drawing together policy makers with practitioners working on the ground in order to find constructive ways forward. What are the challenges in implementing the measures set out in SCR 1325 to ensure the equal participation of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peace-building? How effective are international, inter-governmental and regional organisations? What more can de done to bridge policy and practice? What can be learnt from progress to date? Are there existing tools that can be better utilised? Are the appropriate resources in place? How best to identify and establish funding to support initiatives? What methodologies can be applied to identify and train women to fulfil the roles identified in SCR 1325?

Program of Wilton Park Conference ( pdf)