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.
Published in advance of the 2019 Non-Proliferation Treaty Preparatory Committee, this briefing book provides an overview of the current state of play and the critical issues ahead for this review cycle.
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.
As part of the global Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, WILPF has been at the forefront of calling for a treaty banning autonomous weapons. “Killer robots” are fully autonomous weapon systems.There are significant gender-related implications for killer robots, which WILPF has also highlighted consistently through its advocacy and research.
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.