The workshop was held by the Ministry of International Affairs in Hà Nội on Friday. —VNA/VNS Picture
HÀ NỘI — Specialists have highlighted the necessity to promote ladies, peace and safety (WPS) at an ASEAN workshop held by the Ministry of International Affairs in Hà Nội on Friday.
Regardless of being adopted by the United Nations Safety Council in 2000, Decision 1325 on WPS has but to be absolutely carried out inside ASEAN, in accordance with Deputy Minister of International Affairs Nguyễn Minh Vũ.
By way of the workshop, ASEAN is in search of the following step in selling WPS by all ASEAN-agencies and establishments, within the type of three pillars; and progressively forming ideas of WPS and incorporating them into the ASEAN Group Imaginative and prescient after 2025, in addition to in the direction of the development of a Regional Motion Plan on WPS, with concrete targets and actions, he mentioned.
Vũ instructed ASEAN incorporate gender and its associated fields into ASEAN neighborhood pillars, analysing peace, conventional and non-traditional safety insurance policies of the area, so as to give early warnings to forestall disasters, terrorism and conflicts.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Vicky Ford, Minister for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean at the International, Commonwealth and Improvement Workplace of the UK, mentioned gender equality was the one technique to construct an equal and affluent society.
The UK is dedicated to supporting Việt Nam in constructing a draft nationwide motion plan on WPS, and can cooperate with the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation to organise coaching, she mentioned.
The UK applauded the commitments and achievements of ASEAN in constructing a regional motion plan on WPS, she added.
The workshop had two periods with the participation of main consultants of the UN, ASEAN and nations, to strengthen WPS objectives.
On the first session on ASEAN and the worldwide neighborhood’s efforts in selling a WPS agenda, contributors highlighted the necessity to evaluate efforts, contributions and achievements that promote WPS, in implementing the UN Decision 1325 and the joint declaration about selling WPS inside ASEAN.
Main Nguyễn Thị Minh Phương, the primary feminine army officer from Việt Nam on the UN Peacekeeping Operation Mission in South Sudan, shared her experiences and gave suggestions for Việt Nam to advertise the function of ladies in peacekeeping operation actions.
On the second session, with the theme: “Mainstreaming ladies, peace and safety agenda: the best way forward”, consultants mentioned two initiatives to strengthen the WPS agenda in ASEAN, together with the constructing of a nationwide motion plan on WPS in ASEAN member nations, and the constructing of a regional motion plan on WPS of ASEAN.
By way of shows and discussions with consultants, ASEAN and its companions look into the strategies to successfully implement the UN Decision 1325, and the steps required to construct nationwide and regional motion plans on WPS.
Moreover, sensible measures to assist ASEAN mainstream WPS agenda in neighborhood pillars and establishments have been put ahead, in the direction of a future when the function of ladies improve in conformity with their energy and capability.
For the reason that early twenty first century, the UN has constantly promoted world consciousness of the necessary function of ladies in stopping and dealing with conflicts and constructing peace. This effort was marked with the adoption of the UN Decision 1325 on WPS in 2000.
As a rustic that has all the time hooked up nice significance to the function of ladies in constructing and strengthening peace and safety, Việt Nam has made many sensible contributions to advertise the implementation of a WPS agenda inside ASEAN, significantly throughout its ASEAN chairmanship in 2020. — VNS