WPS Focal Points Network Events

Beyond 2020: Towards a Transformative Women, Peace and Security Agenda & Launch of new WPS Focal Points Network Website

15 July 2021| 8:30AM-11:30AM EDT 

Language: Spanish, French, English, American Sign Language 

This meeting is open to the public.

Hosted by Uruguay and Canada, this interactive WPS Focal Points Network event will include discussion on the following themes: 

  • Addressing Discrimination and Racism in Peace and Security Systems and Structures 
  • Strengthening WPS Connections Across Agendas and Regions 
  • Inclusive Peacebuilding and Mediation 
  • Indigenous Women’s Perspectives on Trust and Peacebuilding

A Case Study will be presented: Building trust through regional approaches to WPS – Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

Concept Note: EN ES FR

Past Events


  • Working Group Session on Impact-Driven National Action Plans 

7 December 2020 | 9:00am-11:00am EDT 

  • Building Peace: Taking Action to Support Women Peacebuilders 

9 September 2020 | 10:00am-12:00pm EDT 

  • High-Level Intergenerational Dialogue to mark the 20th anniversary of UN Security Council resolution 1325: Lessons for Leadership on Women, Peace and Security – Past, Present and Future 

15 July 2020 | 9:30am-11:00am EDT 

Summary EN ES FR 

  • Advancing the WPS Agenda in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities 

13 May 2020 | 10:00am -11:30am EDT 



  • Opportunities for the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the Americas 

16-17 December 2019 | Montevideo, Uruguay  

Summary EN ES FR 

  • Third Annual Capital-level meeting 

10-11 April 2019 | Windhoek, Namibia 

Joint communiqué

  • Second Annual Capital-level Meeting

9-10 April 2010 | Berlin, Germany 

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  • First Annual Capital-level Meeting 

26-27 April 2017 | Alicante, Spain 

Joint communiqué


  • Women, Peace and Security: Towards Full Participation  

25 September 2019 | UNGA 74

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Official summary

  • The Road to 2020: Accelerating Action on Women, Peace and Security 

15 March 2019 | CSW 63 

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  • The Security Council and Women, Peace and Security: Fostering Practical Action 

26 September 2018 | UNGA 73 

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Official summary

  • New York Debriefing of the Berlin Meeting 

24 May 2018  

Official summary

  • Expert Group Meeting 

30 November 2017 

Official summary 

  • Women’s Participation in Peace and Security: conflict prevention and the security sector 

21 September 2017 | UNGA 72 

Official summary