Monash Gender, Peace and Security

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Germany’s National Action Plan cannot ignore domestic violence

The German National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) almost exclusively refers to foreign policy instruments, while domestic challenges or policies are merely mentioned, which leads to neglecting gender inequalities, and racist motivated violence in Germany and also risks reproducing postcolonial hierarchies in the international community.

Monash GPS - Blog 21 October 2020

COVID-19 and Crimes Against the Poor in Colombia

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On 9 September 2020, on the streets of Bogotá, Javier Ordoñez was murdered by Colombian police for violating social distancing rules. The murder and the deadly protests that erupted in its wake across Bogotá and elsewhere in Colombia are reminiscent of the murder of George Floyd in the US on 25 May 2020 during a police arrest and the subsequent protests that reverberated around the world.

Monash GPS - Blog 2 October 2020

What Indonesia’s stint on the UN Security Council means for peace-building in the Indo-Pacific region

Recently, Indonesian diplomacy in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) achieved a milestone, and reflected the nation’s increasing contribution to peacekeeping on the global stage.

7 September 2020

Indonesia’s UN Security Council drive for inclusive peace and security

Jakarta is seeking to boost its regional leadership taking up the issue of women’s roles in peacebuilding.

2 September 2020
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Post-Conflict Gender-Responsive Security Sector Reform: Risk Versus Opportunities

Given that effective security and justice sector institutions are fundamental to sustainable peace, Security Sector Reform (SSR) – the reform or (re)construction of security and justice sector institutions – remains central to peacebuilding endeavors.

2 September 2020
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