UN Security Council adopts new resolution, urges women’s full inclusion in peace talks and transitional justice

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UN Security Council adopts new resolution, urges women’s full inclusion in peace talks and transitional justice

The UN Security Council today demonstrated renewed determination to put women’s leadership at the centre of all efforts to resolve conflict and promote peace. By unanimous vote, the Council adopted a resolution that sets in place stronger measures to enable women to participate in conflict resolution and recovery, and puts the onus on the Security Council, the United Nations, regional organizations and Member States to dismantle the barriers, create the space, and provide seats at the table for women.

In his opening remarks, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commended the Security Council for today’s resolution that shines a light on the importance of women’s agency and leadership in international peace and security.

We invite you to read the full article published October 18, 2013 by our partner, UN Women

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