WELCOME TO WOMEN IN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROMANIA – MORE THAN A NETWORK OF EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY

WIIS Romania

WIIS-Romania is an independent, non-partisan network organization, registered under Romanian law. It belongs to the world-wide family of WIIS international affiliates and aims to endorse and promote WIIS mission and values.

WIIS GLOBAL

Women In International Security is the premier organization in the world dedicated to advancing the leadership and professional development of women in the field of international peace and security. WIIS (pronounced “wise”) sponsors leadership training, mentoring, and networking programs as well as substantive events focused on current policy problems. WIIS also supports research projects and policy engagement initiatives on critical international security issues, including the nexus between gender and security.

Since the founding of WIIS in 1987, women have advanced to increasingly important roles in the field of international security. There are new and expanding opportunities for women’s participation globally, as women are present in greater numbers in foreign and defense affairs and now occupy important positions in governments around the world. In recent years, the international community has recognized the important contributions of women to peace and security and has made commitments to include women in peace and security decision-making at all levels. But equal representation of women is not yet a reality, especially at senior levels of policymaking.

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LEADERS AND CIVIL SOCIETY MEMBERS FROM THE US, NATO, EU ADVOCATING FOR UNSCR 1325 AND INCREASING THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN PEACE AND SECURITY MATTERS