Submission Response to Policy Discussion Paper on Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security
The Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Office for Women released a policy discussion paper to be the centre of national consultations seeking broader stakeholder and community views on the vision, priorities and context of Australia’s next National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.
The submission responds to the discussion paper by providing a number of recommendations for improving National Action Plan approach, scope, and accountability.
The Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security has made a submission to the 70th session of the United Nations Conventions on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
The shadow report provides recommendations for Australia’s 2nd National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.
“The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security expresses deep concern and disappointment at the Australian Government’s announcement of its global Defence Export Strategy and intention to become one of the world’s biggest arms manufacturers and exporters over the next decade.”
Christopher Pyne’s response to the Coalition’s Arms Trade letter
“The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women Peace and Security’s submission to this Inquiry, outlines that Australia’s implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals must recognise the interconnectedness between sustainable peace and sustainable development.
We make recommendations for better linkages between the SDGs and Australia’s commitments to the Women Peace and Security (WPS) agenda.”