The Importance of Gender in ESDP

Authored by: Giji Gya

Categories: Peace Support Operations
Sub-Categories: International Agreements, International Law, Peacekeeping, Security Sector Reform (SSR)
Region: No Region
Year: 2007
Citation: Gya, Giji. "The Importance of Gender in ESDP." European Security Review 34 (2007): 1-8.

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Executive Summary

Nearly seven years after the first internationally binding agreement relating to women and security, and gender perspectives - UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) - how much has changed? This article examines implementing gender mainstreaming in the EU context of European Security and Defence Policy and explains why it is important at both strategic and operational level.