There are 11 Regional Action Plans (RAPs) in place as well, such as the one of the African Union and of the European Union. Regional coordination efforts also include the Asia-Pacific Regional Symposium on National Action Plans on Women, Peace and Security where the Member States, alongside civil society representatives, share their lessons learned and best practices in the implementation of UNSCR 1325.
Albania launched its first National Action Plan (NAP) for the Implementation of UNSCR 1235 for the period 2018 to 2020.
The NAP was developed and will be implemented by the Government of Albania, in close consultation with representatives of local authorities, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Sweden, UN Women, OSCE, the European Union and with contributions from civil society organisations (CSOs).
The Government of Cameroon launched its first National Action Plan (NAP) in November 2017 for a period of three years (2018-2020). The NAP was developed by the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and the Family, with technical and financial support from UN Women and determining contributions of the concerted public administrations, civil society organisations, community leaders.
Estonia developed its first NAP in 2010 for the period 2010 – 2014. The NAP was led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which headed an interdepartmental Working Group. A revised NAP was launched in 2015 for the period of 2015-2019 developed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in co-operation with the Ministry of Education
In July 2015, the government of Afghanistan launched its first UNSCR1325 National Action Plan (NAP). The main agency responsible for development, monitoring and evaluation of the NAP is the Steering Committee headed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The United Kingdom launched its fourth National Action Plan(NAP) in January 2018 for a period of five years (2018-2022). WILPF’s section in the UK, a member of the Gender Action for Peace and Security Network (GAPS), along with other civil society organisations, participated in the creation of the NAP.