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Women, Peace and Security: Norway's strategic plan 2011-13
Norway's strategic plan for 2011-13 is an updated and enhanced version of the 2006 Action Plan to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. The main objective of the new plan is to strengthen the participation of women in peace and security efforts.
Origin date: 21.02.2011
Action Plan for Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Development Cooperation
On 8 March 2007 State Secretary Anne Stenhammer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, launched the Norwegian Government's new Action Plan for Women's Rights and Gender Equality in Development Cooperation.
Origin date: 08.03.2007
The Norwegian Government’s Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security
The Government (2005-2009) has developed a Norwegian action plan to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. The plan was developed by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defence, Justice and the Police, and Children and Equality. The implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325 is in keeping with Norway’s commitment to promoting global security, peace and justice, as set out in the Government’s policy platform.
Origin date: 08.03.2006
Norwegian Action Plan for Environment in Development Cooperation
Norway intends to support both Norwegian and international NGOs, focusing particularly on and promoting the participation of women in the management of natural resources. The plan also states that “key principles are that developing countries must own their development agenda, and that our contributions must be rights-based and emphasise women’s rights and their importance for development."
Origin date: 2006
Strategy for Norway’s culture and sports co-operation with countries in the South
The strategy covers the period 2006-2015, and will be reviewed and, if necessary, revised in 2010. It is states that "promoting girls’ right to take part in sport on an equal footing with boys, for instance, is controversial in many communities."
Origin date: 2005
The Norwegian Government's international action plan for combating female genital mutilation 2003
The action plan is a contribution in the efforts to promote the fundamental human rights and health of girls and women, and is a follow-up to the Norwegian Government’s Action Plan for Combating Poverty in the South, which was launched in March 2002.
Origin date: 2003