Australian NGO Guide to CSW

Australian NGO Guide to CSW

Though the Guide was commissioned in 2013, the majority of the information is generic to CSW and will greatly assist those who are new to attending and/or understanding CSWRead more
Civil Society Roundtable on Women, Peace and Security

Civil Society Roundtable on Women, Peace and Security

Ms Clare Hutchinson, NATO Secretary General's Special Representative on Women, Peace and Security is visiting Canberra in February.  The Australian Civil Society on WPS has arranged to hold a Roundtable, specifically for members of civil society, at 2.00 on Monday 11th February at University House (specific location to be confirmed), ANU, Canberra. Civil Society Roundtable on Women, Peace and Security Presenter/s: Ms Clare Hutchinson, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security Event type: Roundtable Event date: Monday, 11 February 2019 - 2:00pmto 3:15pm Event venue: The Australian National University CIVIL SOCIETY ROUNDTABLE ON WOMEN,…Read more
Feminist accountability frameworks that include Civil Society

Feminist accountability frameworks that include Civil Society

  As the central platform for follow-up and review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) starts today and  NYC groups will be taking action to advocate for accountability frameworks that allow civil society to work equally alongside partner UN agencies to advance gender equality. The HLPF is a prime occasion to assess the progress of Goal 5, as well as the inclusion of gender across all Goals. While the SDGs present an opportunity to mainstream gender in all global sustainable development efforts, accountability mechanisms for monitoring their implementation…Read more
UN Conference Adopts Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

UN Conference Adopts Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

The remains of the Prefectural Industry Promotion Building, later preserved as a monument - known as the Genbaku Dome - at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial. UN Photo (Source WURN) 7 July 2017 – Countries meeting at a United Nations conference in New York today adopted the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the first multilateral legally-binding instrument for nuclear disarmament to have been negotiated in 20 years. “The treaty represents an important step and contribution towards the common aspirations of a world without nuclear weapons,” the spokesperson for Secretary-General António Guterres said following its adoption. “The Secretary-General…Read more
Call for Action –  Ipswich, Queensland 19th & 20th June – Come along and be heard

Call for Action – Ipswich, Queensland 19th & 20th June – Come along and be heard

In 2012 eS4W / JERA International conducted a study ‘Women’s Voices from the Flood Plains’ an economic gender lens on responses in disaster affected areas in Queensland.  A period of time which has seen further floods in the areas covered in Queensland in 2012, 2013 and 2015.  During this time many things have changed for those who participated in the original study.   This year we are following up with communities in Queensland who participated in the original study to determine if the recommendations made immediately following up from the disaster have been carried…Read more