The Women, Peace and Security Agenda and the Climate Crisis: Inextricable Links

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Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights
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Cohn, Carol. 2020. “The Women, Peace and Security Agenda and the Climate Crisis: Inextricable Links.” Presentation at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, March 9, 2020.

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If the goals of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda are understood as ensuring women’s human security, ending and preventing wars, and building gender-just, sustainable peace, confronting the climate crisis must be understood as both practically and conceptually inextricable from the realization of the WPS agenda. 

This talk was presented as part of the research seminar, African Perspectives on the 20th Anniversary of UNSCR 325 - Gendering Peace and Security, The Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, March 9-10, 2020 and builds on a shorter exploration of these arguments created for the NGO Working Group on Women Peace and Security: Cohn, Carol. 2020. “Notes on Why Confronting the Climate Crisis Must be Integral to WPS.” Unpublished internal report for the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security, February 9, 2020.

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2020

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