Lesson 5: The UN, Peacekeeping Operations, and Gender Issues

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Since its creation, the United Nations has been implementing tools that have effectively contributed to the incorporation of a gender perspective for all of its organisations and agencies, and especially for peacekeeping missions during recent years. Lesson 5 recognises the advancements made by the United Nations in promoting gender balance and equality by highlighting important instruments issued by the Organisation, including the UN World Conferences on Women, the Windhoek Declaration, Security Council Resolution 1325, and the sessions of the Commission on the Status of Women.

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