“I have found Sustineo an excellent organisation to contract. They are enthusiastic, very smart, well informed and connected, efficient, responsive and a pleasure to work with.”
“Overall, we have been very happy with the service and professionalism of Sustineo. They have proven particularly suitable to conduct this governance project and have also shown a very high level of expertise in the area of childhood learning and cultural awareness in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.”
“The work undertaken met all the tender expectations, and the CEO was impressed with the quality of Sustineo’s final reports.”
“The work undertaken was done in a timely manner meeting all required deadlines without prompting.”
“I strongly believe Sustineo’s facilitation kit will be of great benefit to facilitators in the communities we work in.”
Two weeks ago the third Annual Civil Society Report Card on Australia’s National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security (NAP) was released. The Report Card acts as a shadow report on Australia’s progress against the goals and actions set out in the NAP.
As a UN Member Nation and an active contributor to peace and security operations globally, Australia has a responsibility to uphold the principles of the international women, peace and security agenda. Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012-2018 (NAP) consists of five thematic areas that reflect the principles of the UN resolutions: prevention, participation, protection, relief and recovery, and normative.
Last time we looked at gender inequality as a moral, economic, social and political challenge. This time, we are turning our attention to the challenge of gender inequality in the peace and security sector, beginning with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325).