Ministry of Defense Implements the Provisions of Resolution 1325
CHISINAU, March 29, 2018 — General State Secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Radu Burduja, and Acting Head of UN Women Moldova, Asya Varbanova, discussed today how the defense institution is implementing the provisions of the National Plan for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 “Women, Peace and Security” for
Radu Burduja specified that the Ministry of Defense conducted a series of activities aimed to reach the objectives set within the Resolution. Among these were the admission at the Military Academy, participation in international peacekeeping operations, and promotion to leadership positions of women.
The General State Secretary added that the institution is available to implement the national plan and will make every effort to advance in this sector in order to ensure equal conditions for women and men.
“Currently, three women who are National Army officers are deployed in international peacekeeping operations. One of them is in Ukraine, while the other two — in the Central African Republic and South Sudan. Our goal is to increase the number of women who are participating in external missions, so we are committed to train them correspondingly”, said Radu Burduja.
The National Plan for the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 “Women, Peace and Security” for
The project was developed by a working group established by Government Directive No.
The UN Security Council Resolution 1325 “Women, Peace and Security” was adopted unanimously on October 31, 2000 and is the first international framework-document which addresses the impact of armed conflict on women and recognizes their important role in establishing peace and ensuring security. The Resolution is mandatory for all UN member-states and does not require further ratification.