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#1325Beyond2020: The WPS Agenda and the Coronavirus Pandemic

#1325Beyond2020: The WPS Agenda and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020

​Feminist scholars and advocates of gender equality and women's empowerment have been looking forward to 2020 as a significant year. Not only does 2020 mark the 20th anniversary of the ground-breaking UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (2000), it is also the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. In addition, year 2020 marks a five-year milestone towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), among which SDG 5 specifically addresses the ambitious goal of achieving gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls by 2030. 

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March Issue of Gender, Peace and Security Update is Out

March Issue of Gender, Peace and Security Update is Out

Wednesday, 01 Apr 2020

The March 2020 issue of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is out now.

Read the Gender, Peace and Security Update – March 2020 issue here. 

The PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (GPS Update) is an electronic newsletter launched by the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security in response to growing interest among the public for information about gender, peace and security issues.

For any queries regarding the GPS Update, contact the editors at johelv@prio.org.


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PRIO GPS Centre joins transnational MOOC collaboration on gender, development and post-conflict states

PRIO GPS Centre joins transnational MOOC collaboration on gender, development and post-conflict states

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020

​GPS Centre Director Torunn L. Tryggestad and Research Professor Inger Skjelsbæk recently joined a new ERASMUS+ Project titled 'Transnational MOOCS on Gender, Development and Post-Conflict states'.

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Torunn L. Tryggestad appointed member of Reference Group on Nordic Security and Cooperation Policy Report

Torunn L. Tryggestad appointed member of Reference Group on Nordic Security and Cooperation Policy Report

Monday, 30 Mar 2020

​In conjunction with the Session of the Nordic Council in Stockholm October 2019, the Nordic ministers for foreign affairs decided to embark on a new Stoltenberg Report on deepened Nordic co-operation on security and foreign affairs.

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PRIO Contributes to EIGE Report on the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States

PRIO Contributes to EIGE Report on the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020

​On the 5th of March, European Institute for Gender Equality, EIGE, released the report Beijing +25: the fifth review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States. The aim of the report is to track progress against the long-standing targets on gender equality in the Beijing Platform for Action and to address more recent challenges which has arisen in recent years, such as the rising backlash against gender equality.

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