Peace & Security
WPL Councils are the knowledge platforms that align purpose, impact and action. In WPL Council meetings, female political leaders and other experts exchange information on political decisions that successfully passed the reality test: best practice examples (e.g. legislation, agenda setting, leadership) that advance society. WPL Councils focus on five policy areas:
WPL is intensifying its efforts to further increase the proportion of female decision-makers in foreign and security policy processes. According to UN Women, in peace processes between 1992 and 2011, women were only 9% of Negotiatiors; 2% of Chief Mediators, and 4% of Witnesses and Signatories.