WPS@20: Reflecting on Twenty Years of Women, Peace and Security at the UN Security Council

A series of events to mark the twentieth anniversary of landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.


October 31, 2020 will mark the twentieth anniversary of landmark UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. Since its adoption, the resolution has generated extensive institutional activity within the UN, very substantial civil society activity locally and globally to press for implementation, and prolific scholarly analysis and critique.

In order to mark the coming anniversary, the Transitional Justice Institute hostd a series of seminars throughout 2020 leading up to October 31, 2020 to reflect on progress and enduring obstacles, critical questions and new directions on WPS.

Audio recordings

Audio recordings of the all of the WPS@20 seminars are available through the TJI podcast on the following platforms:

Queering through Collaboration: Connecting LGBTQ and WPS Networks?

Dr Jamie Hagen, QUB Politics and International Relations, Queering through Collaboration: Connecting LGBTQ and WPS Networks? February 12, 2020, 12.00-1.30pm, Ulster University Belfast Campus, 03-019 Board Room, in association with the QUB Centre for Gender in Politics.

Conflict-related Violence Against Women and WPS

Dr Aisling Swaine, LSE Department of Gender Studies and Centre for Women, Peace and Security, Conflict-related Violence Against Women and WPS, February 27, 2020, 12.30-2pm, Seminar Room 21D51, Dalriada House, Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University Jordanstown.

WPS and Women Mediators

Dr Catherine Turner, Durham University, WPS and Women Mediators, February 28th, 2020, 12.30-2.00 pm, Seminar Room 21D51, Dalriada House, Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University Jordanstown.

Masculinities and WPS

Professor Brandon Hamber, Ulster University INCORE and TJI, Masculinities and WPS, April 3rd, 2020, 12.30-2.00 pm.

WPS and Peace Agreements

Professor Christine Bell, University of Edinburgh, WPS and Peace Agreements, April 29, 2020, 12.30-2.00 pm.

Reflecting on the local significance of UNSCR1325

WPS@Belfast Roundtable, confirmed contributors include Bronagh Hinds, Andrée Murphy, Sophie Long, reflecting on the local significance of UNSCR1325, May 6, 2020, 12.30-2.00 pm.

Children and the WPS Agenda

Professor Diane Marie Amann, University of Georgia, Children and the WPS Agenda, October 28, 2020, 12.30-2.00pm.

Updates from TJI

For updates on the TJI WPS@20 seminar series:


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