The United Nations and its Member States have a responsibility to implement the Women, Peace and Security Agenda across different areas of work, including sustainable development, disarmament and conflict prevention. The principles of Women, Peace and Security must be at the centre of the conversations. Implementing its Agenda will advance sustainable peace and ensure security that works for women by avoiding instrumentalisation of women and girls and ensuring women’s participation and gender analysis.
The WPS Agenda cannot be addressed as a separate priority, it has to be integrated across all areas of work. Women’s participation and gender analysis have proven to be too important to be taken lightly. This is why WILPF is working actively to strengthen accountability on these issues and put pressure on the UN and its Member States to deliver on their responsibilities and commitments.
We provide independent and transparent monitoring of UN bodies and Member States, tracking how they live up to their obligations. Our tools and publications can be used by civil society organisations around the world to hold their governments accountable and ensure the effective implementation of the WPS Agenda globally, regionally and nationally.