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July 26, 2021, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: Iraq
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The proposed legislation also contradicts recommendations of a committee charged with ensuring the application of a UN international treaty known as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, which was adopted in 1979. Finally, critics say the proposal would violate UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and the national plan to implement the resolution, which requires all discriminatory legislation against women to be amended" (para 7).
June 21, 2021, 6:47 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The NAP was validated on 2 August 2019 at an event officiated by the Ministers of International Relations and Cooperation, Defence and Military Veterans, and Youth and Persons with Disability" (57). After validation, the NAP appears to have been adopted in 2020 (RAO-CODER COMMENT).
June 21, 2021, 6:40 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"As the United Nations took steps to institutionalize WPS concerns, many member states developed National Action Plans (NAP) to implement UNSC Resolution 1325. As of November 2016, according to the International League for Peace and Women (PeaceWomen), sixty-three member nations had developed one. A civil-society effort in Pakistan attempted to do so after the tenth resolution’s tenth anniversary in 2010 but the project stalled" (para 8). This suggests that Pakistan does not have a WPS national action plan (RAO-CODER COMMENT).
June 21, 2021, 6:33 p.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:32 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:31 p.m.
Countries: South Korea
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:30 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:29 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:28 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"At present, more than 50 countries have adopted NAPs for the implementation of resolution 1325, including 11 countries in the Asia Pacific region (according to the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific [UNESCAP] group of countries) which have adopted WPS action plans: Afghanistan, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste" (8).
June 21, 2021, 6:19 p.m.
Countries: Libya
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Although a party to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Libya does not have a National Action Plan per resolution 1325 (2000)" (para 2).
June 21, 2021, 6:02 p.m.
Countries: Japan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Japan adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2015 for the period 2015-2018...The NAP approaches the implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda both domestically and internationally, including reviewing from a gender perspective the Japanese government’s policies and initiatives concerning assistance in the field of conflict prevention and peacebuilding...The NAP’s objectives are organized under four overarching goals that align with the primary pillars of UNSCR 1325: participation; conflict prevention; protection; and humanitarian and reconstruction. Each specific goal under the pillars is accompanied by a set of actions and indicators; however, the NAP does not have a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework or an allocated budget" (para 1).more
June 21, 2021, 6 p.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Jordan adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2018 for the period 2018-2021...The focus of the NAP is to ensure national and regional stability through gender equality and women’s participation, particularly in national peace and security efforts. These goals are guided by the four pillars of the Women, Peace and Security agenda – participation, protection, prevention, relief and recovery. The NAP grounds the WPS agenda in the country context, highlighting the need for a gender-sensitive approach to humanitarian response; recognising the varying needs of women in humanitarian crises; and emphasizing women’s agency in the prevention of violent extremism and radicalisation...In terms of budgeting, there is an inclusion of a...more
June 21, 2021, 5:58 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Kenya launched its most recent National Action Plan (NAP) in 2020 for the period 2020-2024...The NAP approaches the implementation of the WPS agenda both domestically and internationally, and has four overarching objectives that align with the key pillars of the UNSCR 1325: participation; prevention; protection; and relief and recovery. The NAP addresses disarmament only briefly in the relief and recovery pillar, and through a narrow framework, to incorporate a gender-sensitive design into all disarmament, demobilization, and rehabilitation (DDR) efforts. While the NAP does have a detailed monitoring and evaluation framework, it does not include an allocated budget, instead holding various ministries and bodies at the national and county levels to...more
June 21, 2021, 5:55 p.m.
Countries: Kosovo
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Kosovo adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2014 for the period 2013-2015...The NAP identifies its main objectives as the promotion and protection of women’s human rights as well as the recognition of the victims of the Kosovo War. Additionally, the NAP identifies three outcomes: increased participation of women in decision-making and peacekeeping and building processes; integrated gender perspectives in security affairs and increased women’s participation in the security structures; and improved access to protection, justice, rehabilitation, and reintegration for survivors of sexual violence, torture, and other forms of violence associated with conflict/war. Each outcome has a set of indicators, as well as a corresponding budget line for estimated...more
June 21, 2021, 5:41 p.m.
Countries: Kyrgyzstan
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Kyrgyzstan adopted its most recent National Action Plan (NAP) in 2018 for the period 2018-2020. The NAP consists solely of an implementation matrix and does not provide an overview of the NAP development process or how the implementation of UNSCR 1325 fits into the country’s historical and political context. The NAP identifies three overarching objectives: strengthening the role and participation of women in activities aimed at preserving peace and security; strengthening the interaction between government, local governments and civil sciety in order to prevent conflicts and the risks of violence against women and girls, as well as measures to address the effects of crisis situations; and improving the system of...more
June 21, 2021, 5:38 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Latvia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2020 for the period 2020-2025...The NAP highlights the interrelated nature of gender equality and peace and security and identifies the promotion of UNSCR 1325 in public administration and Latvian society as a principal objective. To further this objective, the NAP states identifies three main tasks: raising public awareness of gender equality issues and the elimination of gender-based violence, especially in the younger generation; training for the defence and internal affairs sector, including the establishment of a gender adviser position; and transfer of Latvia’s experience and knowledge. In addition to a brief implementation and monitoring and evaluation plan, the Latvian Ministry of...more
June 21, 2021, 5:37 p.m.
Countries: Lebanon
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Lebanon adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2019 for the period 2019-2022...The objectives of the NAP reflect the pillars of UNSCR 1325, with specific focus on increasing women’s full participation in decision-making processes in the political, diplomatic, and economic domain as well as in the security and defense sectors. As such, the NAP contextualizes the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Agenda by grounding the discussion in Lebanon’s national legal and strategic frameworks and persisting challenges of advancing women’s rights in the personal, political, and legal realms. The NAP also connects these discussions to the international human rights framework as well as promoting an integrated agenda by linking WPS...more
June 21, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Liberia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Liberia adopted its most recent National Action Plan (NAP) in 2019 for the period 2019-2023...The NAP is constructed on five main pillars, reflective of the key pillars of UNSCR 1325: prevention, protection, participation, relief and recovery, and coordination and accountability. Each of these pillars have dedicated outcomes, outputs, indicators and activities, which support the following goals: women and girls’ safety, physical and mental health and security are assured and are fully protected under legislation and policies that promote their empowerment and full participation at all levels, in building sustainable and inclusive peace and security in Liberia. The NAP includes a detailed monitoring and implementation plan as well as an allocated...more
June 21, 2021, 5:26 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Lithuania adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2011, but the NAP does not identify a specific period of implementation...The NAP identifies three overarching objectives: increase the participation of women in conflict prevention as well as military and civilian operations and missions; raise awareness about UNSCR 1325 among Lithunian society and educate the personnel of pertinent institutions; contribute to international initiatives to implement UNSCR 1325, specifically on women’s security and protection of women’s rights...The NAP does not have a monitoring and evaluation framework or an allocated budget" (para 1). "Lithuania reported on the implementation of its NAP in its national reporting for Beijing+25 and in preparation for CSW64 (2020)....more
June 21, 2021, 5:24 p.m.
Countries: Luxembourg
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Luxembourg adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2018 for the period 2018-2023...Luxembourg’s NAP is a continuation of and reflects the commitments of the country’s National Action Plan on Gender Equality, which was implemented during the 2015-2018 period. The NAP is organized around the four pillars of UNSCR 1325 (participation, prevention, protection, and resolution and recovery), and identifies gender equality as a 'prerequisite' for peace and security as well as an 'essential condition' for sustainable development. Additionally, the NAP indicates that Luxembourg’s action plan is directly linked to the 2030 Agenda, with particular emphasis on SDGs 5 and 16 on gender equality and peace and justice, respectively. The NAP...more
June 21, 2021, 5:17 p.m.
Countries: Macedonia
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"North Macedonia adopted its first National Action Plan (NAP) in 2013 for the period 2013-2015...The NAP identifies three overarching objectives: strengthen the gender perspective in the formulation and implementation of the peace, security and defense policy of the Republic of Macedonia; strengthen the participation and contribution of women to international, civilian and military missions in which the Republic of Macedonia takes part; and prevent violence and protect women’s rights in the time of peace and humanitarian disasters. The NAP does not identify specific actions, indicators, or a monitoring and evaluation framework and does not have an allocated budget" (para 1). "Additionally, since 2018, the Ministry of Defense has been implementing...more
June 17, 2021, 2:07 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"Lesotho does not have a National Action Plan for the Implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325" (para 3).
June 17, 2021, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee urges the State party, in the implementation of its obligations under the Convention, to fully utilize the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which reinforce the provisions of the Convention; it requests the State party to include information thereon in its next periodic report. The Committee emphasizes that full and effective implementation of the Convention is indispensable for achieving the Millennium Development Goals. It calls for the integration of a gender perspective and an explicit reflection of the provisions of the Convention in all efforts aimed at the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals; it requests the State party to include information thereon in its next periodic report....more
June 17, 2021, 1:59 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee notes with appreciation the initiatives taken by the State party to promote gender equality and protect women’s rights, such as the establishment of a Law Reform Commission, with the mandate of reviewing discriminatory laws. The Committee also commends the State party for its ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, on 24 September 2004" (pg 2).
June 17, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Lesotho
Variables: ATC-DATA-6

"The Committee welcomes the progress achieved since the ratification of the Convention by the State party in 1995, including the legislative reforms that have been undertaken and the adoption of a range of legislative measures" (pg 1-2).