#WeAreNATO: The Alliance’s Efforts to Advance Women, Peace, and Security

#WeAreNATO: The Alliance’s Efforts to Advance Women, Peace and Security

To celebrate NATO’s 70thanniversary,Women in International Security Canada (WIIS-Canada) hosted a conference in Toronto on March 27th, 2019 at the Royal Canadian Military Institute. The WIIS-Canada conference highlighted the alliance’s efforts to advance the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda, an area in which Canada has displayed a strong leadership role.

 Policy Papers

As part of NATO’s 70th anniversary, WIIS-Canada published policy papers and blogs on themes related to gender equality, gender mainstreaming and the Women, Peace and Security agenda that can be consulted here.

“Why does NATO matter?”


 A series of videos, produced by Victoria Heath, interviewed members of the civil society and asked them “Why does NATO matter?”


Final Video: "Here's Why NATO (Still) Matters"
Interview with Antalya Popatia
Interview with Bushra Ebadi
Interview with Benjamin Patterson
The Preview 



 Photo Gallery




Click here for the event's gallery






This event was supported by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization