Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security

Briefing paper

Developing a vision for the 2nd national action plan on women, peace and security

National Action Plans require a consistently understood and communicated vision statement. A clearly articulated vision facilitates a coordinated, whole of government approach to effective implementation. In fact, the NAP’s vision should be the primary driving force for designing the plan: its outcomes, activities and measures...
Briefing paper

The Sustainable Development Goals and women, peace and security

The Women, Peace and Security agenda is recognised as a prerequisite for the fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda and as essential for transformative change towards security, human rights and development.
Briefing paper

The role and experience of adolescent girls in peace and security

It is important to recognise that adolescent girls’ experience of the peace and security agenda is different from that of younger children, boys, men and even adult women. Adolescent girls can be powerful agents of social change. They have the desire and the capacity to...
Briefing paper

Preventing violent extremism and countering violent extremism

This paper outlines some of the critical issues to consider when enhancing violence prevention through WPS in the form of preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE).
Briefing paper

Strengthening conflict prevention in Australia's second national action plan on women, peace and security

This issue paper assesses the conceptualisation of the conflict prevention pillar in Australia’s first National Action Plan on Women Peace and Security (2012-2018).