The NGO Working Group welcomes the unanimous adoption of Resolution 1888 (2009) by the Security Council, emphasizing the need for coordination within the system as well as formal use of the expertise of civil society working on the front lines.
Poster developed as an advocacy tool and knowledge product to help inform the public and relevant actors in the field on the various aspects of Security Council Resolution 1820 (2008).
This Press release advocates for the full implementation of UNSCR 1820 (2008) that condemns the use of sexual violence as a tool of war and declares that “rape and other forms of sexual violence can constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity or a constitutive act with respect to genocide.”
In view of the 52nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, this press release from 25 February 2008 points out the lack of dedicated regular budgetary funds for the implementation of resolution 1325 and calls for comprehensive resource allocation to ensure the full implementation of the WPS agenda.
Partnering with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), The NGO Working Group conducted a series of SCR 1325 trainings in Central Asia with the aim of raising awareness and enhancing national level implementation of SCR 1325 in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.