Security Council resolution 2242 (2015) on Women, Peace and Security: Summary of Critical Elements and Progress
On 13 October 2015, the Security Council convened a High Level Review on implementation of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000), assessing 15 years of the women, peace and security agenda. The Review was informed by the annual Secretary General's report which in turn this year included select findings and recommendations of the Secretary General commissioned report Preventing Conflict, Transforming Justice, Securing The Peace: a Global Study on the Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325. During this debate, an eighth resolution on women, peace and security was adopted unanimously with 72 co-sponsors,making it the most widely supported of any women, peace and security resolution to date. This briefing paper outlines some of the key new points of the most recent, and most comprehensive and far reaching resolution on this agenda to date.
Valji, N. Security Council resolution 2242 (2015) on Women, Peace and Security: Summary of Critical Elements and Progress. (2015) 4 pp.