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She Stands for Peace

She Stands for Peace is a podcast series that explores the state of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Africa, through a series of dialogues with key actors. From policymakers, to donors, and grassroots peacebuilders, host, Dr Yemisi Akinbobola, takes deep-dive to unpack the various insights and lived experiences of guests to explore the central question; '20 years after UNSCR 1325 was passed, how far have we come". The interviews are insightful and inspiring in equal measures

May 17, 2021

Mr. Andre Mundal is the Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security, at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affair. In this episode, we discuss the commitment of member states to the WPS agenda. Mr. Mundal has a background in both the military and diplomacy and brings insights on the effective operationalizing of National Action Plans of UNSCR 1325. Norway's current, and fourth National Action Plan offers an example of how member states might monitor and measure success of NAPs. Mr. Mundal stresses the importance of working with an active civil society and creating opportunities for new learning.