Tag Archive: Women

PSRP Panel: Shaping Inclusive Political Settlements: Critical Approaches to International Peacebuilding

International actors involved in peace processes and peacebuilding – such as third-party mediators, representatives of UN agencies, regional organisations or international NGOs – are increasingly seeking to encourage inclusive political settlements. Our panel aims to look critically at how these actors influence processes of inclusion, and the impact of these efforts in specific contexts. Different international actors promote diverse forms of inclusion, from the inclusion of armed groups into power-sharing institutions, to establishing spaces for women, minorities, or vulnerable groups to shape governmental agendas.

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Rethinking the Women, Peace and Security Agenda through the Lens of Resistance

This blog post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, PSRP researcher from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Security on 17th April 2017. In this piece, Fionnuala adds to the criticisms of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda the failute to include women’s resistance in conflict zones as exercise of […]

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Mainstreaming Women’s Rights in the Human Rights Council Special Procedures: The UN Special Rapporteur on Transitional Justice and UN Security Council Resolution 1325

 This post by Dr Catherine O’Rourke, PSRP researcher from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by IntLawGrrls on 27 February 2017. It addresses the integration of proliferating normative and legal activity to advance women’s rights in conflict under international law. One of the most significant contemporary developments in international law and its application to the […]

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PSRP Researchers Presenting: New Tasks for Militaries: Rethinking new, evolving and old norms

Fionnuala Ni Aolain and Megan Bastick will present their research at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Top 10 Gender and Security Developments of 2016

 This post by Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, PSRP researcher from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) University of Ulster, was first published by Just Security on 6 January 2017. It addresses key developments in relation to gender and security that took place over 2016.  These developments and issues are not in any hierarchical order. They represent a broad […]

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PSRP Researchers Presenting: Women Rising

PSRP Researchers Dr Catherine O’Rourke and Dr Aisling Swaine will speak on the role of women in peace processes at seminar ‘Women Rising’. the final event in the 1916 centenary year celebrations in Washington DC at the Irish Embassy.

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Plays well with others: Dangerous women at the peace table

This blog post by Laura Wise, PSRP researcher, was first published by the Dangerous Women Project on 4th November 2016. In this piece, Laura shows how women who negotiate peace deals are dangerous–not to the resolution of conflict but to the gendered history of war and diplomacy.  Negotiating peace is a difficult business. The dividends proposed […]

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PSRP Panel: Challenges for Inclusive Peace Settlements in Diverse Societies

Panel compiled by PSRP for the Political Studies Association Conference ‘Rights in Diverse Societies: Gender, Migration and Ethnopolitics in the EU’

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PSRP Researcher Presenting: Peace Agreements, Power-Sharing, and Political Transitions: Women’s Roles in Colombia, Syria, Yemen and Beyond

Professor Christine Bell, will speak on the role of women’s participation in peace processes as part of a UN Women and International Peace Institute policy forum.

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PSRP Summer School Lecture: Ambassador Melanne Verveer

As part of the Transitional Justice Institute Summer School 2016 on ‘Women and Political Settlements: International, Regional and Local Approaches to Peacemaking’, Ambassador Melanne Verveer will speak about ‘Women Leading Peace: What Northern Ireland’s Example Can Teach the World’.

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