The UN Women Organization lauded the strong initiative adopted by Egypt and its decision to work out the first national plan of action to put into effect UN resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.
The resolution reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts, peace negotiations, peace-building, peacekeeping, humanitarian response and in post-conflict reconstruction. It stresses the importance of their equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security.
In a statement on Sunday, the organization praised statements by head of the Egyptian National Council for Women Maya Morsi in which she underlined that engaging women in the decision-making process is the corner stone of Egypt 2030 vision.
Among the main goals of Egypt 2030 vision is encouraging all forms of women's participation and building her capabilities to achieve her task successfully.
The statement lauded fruitful cooperation between the Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peace-building (CCCPA), the Egyptian Foreign Ministry and the Egyptian council for women in rendering the Egyptian initiative a success.
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