UN Security Council Open Debate on Women Peace and Security 2017
Scenes from the United Nations Security Council Open Debate on Women and Peace and Security held on 27 October 2017. The debate focused on the implementation of Security Council resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, 2106, 2122 and 2242 and was an opportunity for the Council and the larger membership of the United Nations with an opportunity to identify and more effectively target gaps and challenges.UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka presented the Secretary-General's 2017 report on Women Peace and Security; and Charo Mina-Rojas, National Coordinator of Proceso de Comunidades Negras and a representative of civil society, delivered a statement to the Council.
Pictured: Margot Wallstrom, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden, addresses the Open Debate.
Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown