Austrian International Military Cooperation in Jordan: Focus on Gender Issues

PeopleOther ♦ Published: February 17, 2024; 16:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Armed Forces, in cooperation with the armed forces from the Netherlands and Canada and the organization "UN-Women", have launched the first "Advanced Gender Focal Point Course" in Amman, Jordan.

Together with the Dutch and Canadian armed forces and "UN Women", the Austrian Armed Forces supported the first "Advanced Gender Focal Point Course" held by the Jordanian army in Amman. / Picture: © ÖBH/Verteidigungspolitik

The course takes place under the auspices of the Jordanian army and marks a significant step towards gender integration within military units in the Arab world. The course also aims to underline Austria's commitment to the United Nations Women, Peace, and Security Agenda, including the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325.

UN Security Council Resolution 1325,…