January Guest Space: ‘Transnational Feminist Demands within a Hierarchical Global Politics’

Toni Haastrup

Summary: In 2000, the UN Security Council finally agreed to the demands of transnational feminists to acknowledge the gendered nature of insecurity in global politics. This was set out in Security Council Resolution 1325, launching the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda. In a global framework, the UN recommended that implementation would be possible and faster if states and international organisations outlined their plans for implementation. Amongst states, these are known as National Action Plans (NAPs). While the challenge was seen as global, in the evolution of NAPs, we have seen a marked difference between the Global North and the Global South. This talk seeks to unpack those differences. It makes the broad argument that this intended emancipatory framework reproduced racialised hierarchies with implications for the global ambitions for peace.

Bio: Professor Toni Haastrup is Chair of Global Politics at the University of Manchester

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Jan 17 2024


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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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