The 2018 Annual Report gives a snapshot of the many achievements and activities carried out by WILPF members and partners throughout the world in 2018. As the world’s longest standing women peace organisation, WILPF collaborates with peace activists and has activities in nearly 60 countries all over the globe.
The following pages are an extract of page 241–279 in the original version of the Congress Report of the WILPF’s second Congress, which took place in Zurich, Switzerland, from the 12–17 May 1919. The entire report can be requested by email to communications (a) wilpf.org
This is a scan of the original Congress Report of WILPF’s congress in 1919. The entire report can be requested by email to communications (a) wilpf.org. In this version you will find the Preface, Introduction, Table of Contents, Presidential Address delivered by Jane Addams, Address of Welcome by Clara Ragaz, Organisation preceding the Congress, Programme, and Rules of Order in English, German and French.
The Democratic Republic of Congo will undergo its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in May 2019. This report that WILPF DRC submitted to the UPR Working Group provides analysis and recommendations on: domestic violence; women in artisanal mining; women’s participation in political and public life; and arms control. This report was developed in close collaboration with WILPF International.
The UK is implementing its fourth National Action Plan (NAP) 1325 covering the period 2018 – 2022. This WILPF UK report to the CEDAW Committee 72nd session (February 2019) highlights areas requiring action for the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda both externally and internally, such as with regard to conflict prevention, violence against women perpetrated by UK forces, Northern Ireland and women’s participation, refugee and asylum-seeking women, and austerity measures.
This is a joint report by Christian Aid, the Quakers in Britain and the WILPF UK to the CEDAW Committee, 72nd session (February 2019). It addresses concerns relating to the UK’s arms transfers to several countries, foremost among which is Saudi Arabia; and the UK’s increasing military spending and plans to update its nuclear arsenal. All these have a clear impact on the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda, both externally and internally.
This shadow report was submitted to the 72nd session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (February 2019). It assesses some of the gaps in Colombia’s implementation of the Women, Peace and Security agenda, including in relation to arms proliferation, the reintegration process of FARC-EP women, women participation in political and public life and the peace-building process, and women human rights defenders.
Published ahead of the 2019 non-permanent Security Council Members beginning their tenure, this guidance note provides specific guidance to Security Council Members on how to promote a Feminist Security Council Agenda that works for all. It presents means to strengthen existing mechanisms and builds on good practices to start shifting from militarised security towards sustainable feminist peace. It also outlines recommendations and modalities for Council Members to achieve that goal by envisioning what a Feminist Security Council could look like.