More women, more peace: opportunities and possibilities at EU level

In July, Germany will take over the Presidency of the EU Council – this offers a unique opportunity to promote the topic of “Women, Peace and Security” at EU level. The Federal Government should seize this opportunity: I have pointed out some possibilities in my article for the “PeaceLab Blog”.

„2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which stresses the importance of women’s equal and full participation in peace and security. Taking over the EU’s Council presidency in July, Germany will be in a prime position to honor this anniversary. Bringing the topic to the table at the European and international level and, most importantly, supporting concrete initiatives, Germany has the unique chance to go beyond rhetorical commitments and push for more representation, rights, and resources.“

The whole article is here.

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