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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Creating Cinderella? The Unintended Consequences of the Women Peace and Security Agenda for EU's Mediation Architecture
Author(s): Haastrup, Toni
Keywords: EU
feminist institutionalism
mediation
UNSCR 1325
WPS agenda
external relations
Issue Date: 2018
Citation: Haastrup T (2018) Creating Cinderella? The Unintended Consequences of the Women Peace and Security Agenda for EU's Mediation Architecture. International Negotiation, 23 (2), pp. 218-237. https://doi.org/10.1163/15718069-23021150
Abstract: In 2000, the United Nations (UN) launched the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda by adopting Security Council Resolution 1325. The agenda, among other things, called for the greater inclusion of women in peace negotiation practices and structures. While the European Union (EU) has made commitments to implementing the WPS agenda, the literature has not yet captured the institutional dynamics of the EU as it seeks to translate the WPS agenda into reality. This article takes stock of this hitherto excluded area of research. It argues that mediation is the 'Cinderella' of the EU's peace and security institution because it has been ignored as a site for the implementation of the WPS agenda with important implications. Using a feminist institutionalist framework, the article shows the ways in which institutional practices of change aimed at including the new perspectives prompted by the WPS agenda lead to unintended gendered consequences.
DOI Link: 10.1163/15718069-23021150
Rights: This article has been published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Licence URL(s): http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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