|The Women’s International League For Peace and Freedom is the oldest women’s peace organisation in the world. It is an international NGO with sections in 37 countries, covering all continents. The International Secretariat is based in Geneva with a New York UN office.Where are the Sections?WILPF at the United NationsWILPF has held consultative status with the UN through the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since 1948. WILPF also has Special Consultative Relations with the Food and Agricultural Organisation in Rome, the International Labour Organisation in Geneva, and the United Nations Children’s Fund in New York.
Details of WILPF’s work at the UN can be found at our international website.
The PeaceWomen project monitors and works towards the full and rapid implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.
Learn more about resolution 1325 and the project here
Reaching Critical Will Project
WILPF believes that Nuclear Disarmament is inevitable. Reaching Critical Will is focused on achieving a critical mass of political will for nuclear disarmament. Reaching Critical Will centralises and disseminates information about intergovernmental meetings that discus nuclear disarmament, and are concerned with increasing NGO and public participation in disarmament processes.
Learn more about the work of Reaching Critical Will here
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