On 27 January at the headquarters of the European Commission Vice President Margot Wallström and NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, attended the conference titled "Women, Peace and Security" jointly organized by the think tank Security and Defense Agenda. Those present the first vice-president of the Spanish Government, Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega and former U.S. Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright. Exchanges of views among members of the working groups and the public on how to enforce existing rules. Shared by all the need for international actors such as NATO, the EU and the UN play a vital role in mainstreaming gender into their interventions. In view of the follow-up ministerial conference to be organized by the United Nations in October 2010, participants concluded that the international community must do more to ensure the full implementation of UN Resolution 1325 and the legislation that has followed. That would mean an intensification of efforts to protect women in conflict regions and to strengthen their role in peacekeeping operations and peace-building, increasing its presence in positions of greater responsibility by making increasing use of consultants on gender issues in the context of missions and operations and assisting civil society in its activities in these ambits.