Canada & WPS Timeline


2000United Nations Security Council (UNSC) adopts Resolution 1325 (Women, Peace and Security)
2004UNSG calls on member states to adopt WPS National Action Plans
2008  UNSC adopts Resolution 1820 (Sexual and Gender-Based Violence)
2009   
UNSC adopts Resolution 1888 – Specific discussions of sexual violence and UN Peacekeeping mandates 
UNSC adopts Resolution 1889 – Gender and sexual based violence, and mechanisms of reporting to implement UNSCR 1325 on WPS.
2010   
Canada launches its first WPS National Action Plan (CNAP) (2010 – 2016)
UNSC adopts Resolution 1960 “created reporting mechanisms on sexual violence.”Violence against men, women, and children. 
2012 Women, Peace and Security Network-Canada formed.
2013   
UNSC adopts Resolution 2106 Sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict, includes men. 
UNSC adopts Resolution 2122 Women’s role in conflict prevention/ resolution. 
2014    WPSN-C publishes Worth the Wait? Reflections on Canada’s National Action Plan & Reports on Women, Peace and Security (May)
2015   
UNSC adopts Resolution 2242 Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism (CVET). 
UNSC adopts Resolution 2250 (Youth Peace and Security)
WPSN-C releases Looking Back, Looking Forward:  Reflections on Canada’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (December)
2016    
UNSC adopts Resolution 2272 – Sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) in peace operations. 
Report of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development –  An Opportunity for Global Leadership: Canada and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda.
2017   

WPSN-C holds consultations on CNAP2
Canada launches the Feminist International Assistance Policy (June)
Canada launches its second NAP (2017 -2022)
2018   
   
UNSC adopts Resolution 2436 (UN Peacekeeping Operations)
UNSC adopts Resolution 2419 (Youth in peace processes)
WPSN-C releases Women, Peace & Security in the Age of Feminist Foreign Policy: Reflections on Canada’s New National Action Plan (August)
2019   


Report of the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development: Raising Her Voice: Confronting the Unique Challenges Facing Women Human Rights Defenders.
Government of Canada appoints Jacqueline O’Neill as WPS Ambassador appointed
UNSC adopts Resolutions 2467 – Conflict related sexual violence. 
UNSC adopts Resolution 2493 – WPS 
2020   
UNSC adopts Resolution 2535 (Action-orientated Youth, Peace and Security)
UNSC adopts Resolution 2538 (Women in peace operations)
(February)
Government of Canada commits to release a paper outlining its Feminist Foreign Policy 20th Anniversary of Resolution 1325. Government of Canada announcements can be found here. (October)
2021WPSN-C publishes Reflection on Canada’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security: Gains, Gaps & Goals (March)
Government of Canada commits to develop CNAP3 (June)
WPSN-C releases Reporting on Progress: Reflections on the Latest CNAP Report (September)

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