The 29th IFUW Conference resolves:
- that IFUW and NFAs advocate for the inclusion of a gender perspective in assessing aspects of environmental damage related to military activities;
- that IFUW call upon national federations and associations (NFAs) to urge their respective governments to institute policies and practices to remedy the impact of environmental damage related to military activities; and
- that such policies and practices be applied both within their own national territory and, subject to the consent of the relevant national government, in nations where they have been involved in military activity.
Plan of Action
- NFAs to recognize the impact of military activities on the environment and urge their respective governments to take action to remedy these consequences;
- NFAs to urge their governments to adopt policies and to provide the necessary resources to remedy and work to ameliorate environmental damage related to military activities;
- NFAs to make special efforts to develop awareness around the impact of military activities on the environment as it applies to their country and, in particular, how these activities impact women and children; and,
IFUW representatives to the United Nations to present this resolution at meetings with relevant U.N. commissions.