1. 1325 in 2020: Looking Forward... Looking Back

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    On 8 & 9 October 2010, The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD - accord.org.za) hosted an international, high-level seminar on UN Resolution 1325, together with the African Union Peace and Security Commision. The seminar "1325 in 2020: Looking Forward... Looking Back" brought together 80 of the senior women leaders, academics and activists from the continent, to review progress on the implementation of 1325 and plan the way ahead for the coming decade to 2020. It resulted in the 'Durban Statement', which is currently informing policy and approaches to 1325 internationally.

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    • [WPS] Women, Peace & Security

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      Women, Peace & Security on N-Peace Network including a brief description on UN SCR 1325 and other related to conflict resolution.

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      • ACCORD's work with women

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        Pravina Makan-Lakha speaks about ACCORD's work with women and why women are such an important constituency in any involvement in post-conflict reconstruction. The African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD) is an African conflict management organisation committed to peaceful resolution of disputes on the continent of Africa. accord.org.za

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        • Why UN Security Council Resolution 1325 Matters to Men

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          Women and War Conference - November 4, 2010 Session 4: “Why UN Security Council Resolution 1325 Matters to Men” This session is a moderated dialogue with Frank Sesno, and focuses on how men can serve as important “champions” of UNSCR 1325.

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          • Women at the Center of Peace: UNSCR 1325

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            Women and War Conference - November 4, 2010 Session 2: “Women at the Center of Peace: UNSCR 1325” Session discusses why this Resolution is essential to global peacebuilding efforts, how to increase participation of women in peace processes, and protect women from sexual and gender based violence during conflict. Introductions by Tara Sonenshine, Executive Vice President, US Institute of Peace. Remarks given by Rosa Brooks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Rule of Law and Humanitarian Policy, US Department of Defense; Ambassador Renée Jones-Bos, H.E. Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States; Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under Secretary-General and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, United Nations; and Margot Wallström, Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, United Nations.

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            • ratify cedaw i

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              400 ngo's representing thousands of women worldwide met at the untied nations to attend the csw. among them were the women of wilpf (womens international league for peace and freedom). the intention was to pass the cedaw which is the convention to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women. the cedaw was ratified by the united nations in 1979. the united states is one of six nations that has not yet ratified cedaw. if obama sincerely desires the womens vote he should make sure that the united states ratify cedaw.

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              • Women and War: Power and Protection

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                Women and War Conference - November 4, 2010 Session 1: “Women and War: Power and Protection” Session focuses on why UNSCR 1325 has the capacity to help improve security around the world, and how women play a critical role as key actors in creating regional and global security. Introductions by Kathleen Kuehnast, Gender Advisor, Gender and Peacebuilding Initiative, US Institute of Peace; Jolynn Shoemaker, Executive Director, Women in International Security (WIIS); and Tara Sonenshine, Executive Vice President, US Institute of Peace. Keynote remarks by: Ambassador Melanne Verveer, United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues, US Department of State; and The Honorable L. Tammy Duckworth, Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, US State Department of Veterans Affairs.

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                • How Women are Transforming War into Peacebuilding

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                  Women and War Conference - November 4, 2010 Session 6 "How Women are Transforming War into Peacebuilding" This session provides a view from women on the ground in conflict zones around the world.

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                  • Um ano na vida de Peripécia Teatro

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                    • Ambassador Chowdhury Speaks at UMass Boston Sept. 2011

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                      Ambassador Chowdhury spoke on UN Resolution 1325 at U Mass Boston on Sept 28th, 2011. Amb. Chowdhury was instrumental in the passage of 1325 and shares his unique perspective on the progress so far and the directions forward. This talk was presented by the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights http://genderandsecurity.org

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