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APWAPS co-hosting workshop on action for SDGs and WPS resolutions

Next week in Seoul, Republic of Korea, APWAPS will cooperate with the Korea International Cooperation Agency to host 2-day workshop.  This joint workshop will take stock of the critically important processes for women’s rights in the context of sustainable development and women, peace and security that culminated in 2015. It will provide an opportunity to examine the new commitments emerging

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Asia-Pacific women directly address regional peace and security concerns to 1325 review

Asia-Pacific Women’s Alliance for Peace and Security (APWAPS) co-hosted the first regional CSO consultation for the Global Study on the Implementation of SCR 1325 in February 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal.  The event was a collaboration between APWAPS, Saathi Nepal, Cordaid, GNWP and UN Women. This consultation was the first regional civil society forum convened by renowned rights advocate, Radhika Coomaraswamy,

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What does APWAPS look like?

Organisations and individuals associated with APWAPS recently completed a survey, providing input on their activities related to women, peace and security, their capacity building initiatives, research/documentation and their input to APWAPS.   When the responses under each question were collated and turned into “tagxedo” word images, the result is a graphic snap shot of our work, interests and concerns.   The more

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about APWAPS

The Asia-Pacific Women’s Alliance for Peace and Security : A space for collaboration and conversations to bring about the kind of peace and security that matters to women across Asia and the Pacific. Women’s rights continue to be violated in conflict. Gender inequality continues to breed violence. Gender-based violence is too often perpetuated with impunity. Women’s roles in building peace

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