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SDDirect evaluates UK policy and programming on Women, Peace and Security


We are delighted to announce that the Endline report on UK’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security has been published

Commissioned at the mid-term stage of the UK’s 2014-2017 National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS), the Endline report draws upon the combined expertise of several members of the SDDirect team.

The report takes advantage of the opportunity to learn lessons from the Baseline and Midline evaluations, and draws from global best practice, to prepare for a post-2017 NAP that could play a more significant role in leading UK policy and programming on WPS. It includes a thorough review of the UK's WPS Work in Libya and Syria, providing an overview of the WPS context, and recommendations for the NAP strategy in these countries.

Following the successful evaluation, SDDirect has been contracted to support DFID with input to the development of the UK’s 2017+ NAP.

The Endline report was led by our Lead Consultant for Security, Justice and Peacebuilding, Lydia Stone. The full report can be accessed here.



The UK National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) 2014-2017 is intended as the realisation of the UK Government’s commitment to put women and girls at the centre of efforts on conflict transformation, peace and stability, in line with UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325. The NAP is jointly owned by the Department for International Development (DFID), the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and the Ministry of Defence (MOD), with cross-departmental contribution from the Stabilisation Unit (SU).


Source: UN Photo/Tobin Jones