Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

Gender Mainstreaming in the Canadian Armed Forces

Benchmarking with NATO Allies and Partners

Friday, November 13 - 8:30 am

Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 448
Queen's University


2015 marks the 15th anniversary of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which seeks to better integrate women in every phase of conflict resolution. Supported by the Department of National Defence’s Defence Engagement Program, the Ontario Ministry for Research and Innovation, as well as Queen’s University, this workshop focuses on the implementation of gender balancing and mainstreaming initiatives under the banner of the Women, Peace, and Security agenda. With discussions ranging in topics from gender perspectives and policy making in international security, gender and pre-deployment training, and benchmarking gender mainstreaming initiatives across NATO allies, this workshop seeks to provide policy recommendations as well as fill the gap in relevant scholarship on the effectiveness of women’s participation in the security and defence sector.  The core objectives of the workshop are:

The workshop is co-sponsored by:

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Queen's University 

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Government of Ontario

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Defence Engagement Program