Review of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security second generation (2020–2023) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

This review focuses on the implementation of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DR Congo) second-generation National Action Plan (NAP) of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) in 2019 for the period 2020–2023 (NAP-WPS-II) at the national level, as well as in two target provinces, North Kivu and South Kivu. The purpose was to assess the government’s progress against the NAP-WPS-II, to provide an overview of the existing coordination mechanisms, to identify the main barriers to the implementation and to provide recommendations. The methodology includes a desk review and semi-structured interviews with key stakeholders.

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