Insights: Women Peace and Security

  1. Insights

    Open Debate on the Role of Women in Conflict Prevention and Resolution in Africa

    On Monday (28 March), at the initiative of Angola, the Security Council will hold an open debate on the role of women in conflict prevention and resolution in Africa. Angola circulated a concept note on 7 March in preparation for...

    posted on FRI 25 MAR 2016
  2. Insights

    Open Debate and Draft Resolution on Women, Peace and Security

    On Tuesday (13 October), Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain, will preside over the annual debate on women, peace and security. The Secretary-General and the Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, will brief. Two civil society representatives will also...

    posted on MON 12 OCT 2015
  3. Insights

    Counter-terrorism Committee: Open Briefing on the Role of Women in Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism

    On Tuesday afternoon (9 September), the 1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee will hold an open briefing for member states on the role of women in countering terrorism and violent extremism. Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaité (Lithuania), who chairs the 1373 Committee, will preside. Assistant...

    posted on SUN 6 SEP 2015
  4. Insights

    Special Representative Bangura to Brief on Sexual Violence in Iraq and Syria

    Tomorrow afternoon (25 August), Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura will brief Security Council members in consultations on her 16 – 29 April visit to the Middle East . Bangura visited Iraq and Syria as well as...

    posted on MON 24 AUG 2015
  5. Insights

    Arria-Formula Meeting on Women, Peace and Security and the 2015 Peace and Security Reviews

    On Thursday morning (21 May), Security Council members will hold a closed Arria-formula meeting, organised by Spain, focusing on key women, peace and security recommendations to the Security Council from this year’s Global Study on the implementation of resolution 1325,...

    posted on TUE 19 MAY 2015
  6. Insights

    Open Debate on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

    This Wednesday (15 April), Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura will brief the Security Council ahead of its annual open debate on the Secretary-General’s annual report on conflict-related sexual violence (S/2015/203). Hamsatu Allamin, a civil society representative...

    posted on MON 13 APR 2015
  7. Insights

    Women, Peace and Security: Open Debate and Presidential Statement

    The Security Council will hold its annual open debate on women, peace and security tomorrow (28 October). As president of the Council for October, Argentina has chosen to focus the debate on the effects of displacement on women, including both...

    posted on MON 27 OCT 2014
  8. Insights

    Open Debate on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

    Tomorrow (25 April), the Security Council will hold an open debate on conflict-related sexual violence. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura will brief. Rhoda Misaka, a civil society representative from South Sudan, will...

    posted on THU 24 APR 2014
  9. Insights

    Women, Peace and Security: Open Debate and Resolution

    The Security Council will hold its annual open debate on women, peace and security and the implementation of resolution 1325 on Friday (18 October). As President of the Council for October, Azerbaijan has chosen “women, rule of law and transitional...

    posted on THU 17 OCT 2013
  10. Insights

    Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict

    On Monday (24 June), the Security Council will hold a ministerial-level open debate on women, peace and security with a focus on sexual violence in conflict. UK Foreign Secretary William Hague will preside and the Secretary-General and Special Representative on...

    posted on FRI 21 JUN 2013
  11. Insights

    Arria Formula Meeting on Women, Peace and Security

    On Friday afternoon (17 May), Security Council members are set to hold an Arria Formula meeting focusing on the progress and challenges to the implementation of the women, peace and security agenda with a particular focus on field perspectives from...

    posted on THU 16 MAY 2013
  12. Insights

    Women, Peace and Security Open Debate

    Tomorrow (17 April) the Security Council will hold an open debate on Women, Peace and Security to consider the Secretary-General’s annual report on sexual violence in conflict (S/2013/149) following a briefing by the Secretary-General and Zainab Bangura, his Special Representative...

    posted on TUE 16 APR 2013
  13. Insights

    Women, Peace and Security Debate

    The Council will hold its annual open debate on women, peace and security on Monday, 29 October.* As President of the Council for October, Guatemala has chosen the role of women’s civil society organisations and their contribution to the prevention...

    posted on THU 25 OCT 2012
  14. Insights

    The October Programme of Work

    This morning the Council adopted its October programme of work. There will be three open debates this month – on the Middle East, the Council’s linkages with the International Criminal Court (ICC), as well as women, peace and security. Additionally,...

    posted on TUE 2 OCT 2012
  15. Insights

    Arria Meeting with Gender Advisers

    On Friday morning (18 May), Council members are set to meet with gender advisers from UN peacekeeping missions in a closed Arria format session. It is likely that a representative from DPKO will introduce the work of gender advisers involved...

    posted on THU 17 MAY 2012