1325 in UN Peace Keeping Missions November 28, 2013 Maud Edgren-Schori Pierre Schori. Indevelop. UN Resolution 1325: Women, Peace and Security. Maud Edgren-Schori. 1325 in UN peacekeeping missions Presentation 09.00 – 12.00 AM. Introduction (PS, ME-S) UN Peace Keeping (PS) Break
UN Resolution 1325:
Women, Peace and
Dag Hammarskjöld (1905 – September 18, 1961) served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash. He is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously.
C F Reuterswärd, 1980
The Blue Helmets were created by Hammarskjöld and his team.
Three guiding principles for PKO:s:
The UN BlueHelmets
defence of the mandate.
Began in 1948 when the Security Council authorized the deployment of UN military observers to the Middle East and Pakistan.
The observers role were to monitor the Armistice Agreement
Both of these missions continue operating to this day.
67 peacekeeping operations have been deployed by the UN, 54 of them since 1988. Over the years, hundreds of thousands of military personnel, as well as tens of thousands of UN police and other civilians from more than 120 countries have participated in UN peacekeeping operations.
The Suez and the Congo Crises
The earliest armed peacekeeping operation was the UN Emergency Force (UNEF) deployed successfully in 1956 to address the Suez Crisis.
The UN Operation in the Congo (ONUC), launched in 1960, was the first large-scale mission having nearly 20,000 military personnel at its peak.
ONUC demonstrated the risks involved in trying to bring stability to war-torn regions – 250 UN personnel died while serving on that mission, including the Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold.
UN PK workforce (March 2013)
… assessing the implications for women and men in any action, including legislation, politics and programmes
… making concerns and experiences of women and men an integral part of design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programmes, so that women an men benefit equally
Legallybinding for the nations thatratified
Morallybinding, not legally.
Bindingwhenadopted by the SC
Training (In-house + partners)
Drafting Gender Policy Declaration/Strategic Action Plan (CI) /National Gender Policy (L)
Reviewing of Programs/Projects
Data collection/Needsassessment (G)
Develop program: ”Women in Peace and Reconciliation” (CI)
Resource mobilisation (CI)
Laurent Gbagbo allegedlybearsindividualcriminal
responsibility, as indirectco-perpetrator, for four (4) counts
3) persecution and
4) other inhuman acts, allegedly committed in the context
of post-electoral violence in the territory of Côte d’Ivoire
between 16 December 2010 and 12 April 2011
”The United Nations was not created to bring us to Heaven but to save us from Hell”
any distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of the marital status, on a basis of equality of men and women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field.