WIIS-Canada Policy Series

WIIS-Canada welcomes manuscripts that are 2,000 words in length or less for its policy series. We aim to publish policy-relevant pieces on international security, foreign policy, defence policy, development, diplomacy, international law, international cooperation or the role of gender in security and defence. Please see the FAQ page for submission details.


Special Publication Series: NATO's 70th Anniversary


As part of NATO's 70th Anniversary, WIIS-Canada has published policy papers and blogs on themes related to gender equality, gender mainstreaming, and the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda.


Do the Ends Justify the Means ? Understanding Women's Deployment on NATO-led Operations

By Meaghan Shoemaker

Russia's gender equality discourse vis-a-vis NATO and Western Powers

By Maryse Kiese

A Critique of the NATO Secretary General's 2018 Annual Report on its Failure on Women, Peace, and Security

By Claire Wählen

NATO's Legacy to the Youth

By Maryse Kiese

Canada and UNSCR 1325: Policy Strengths and Implementation Gaps

By Charlotte Blatt

NATO's Partnership with the UN: Empowerment through UNSCR 1325 and SDG 5

by Demyan Plakhov