Women, Peace and Security: Security Council Open Debate 2019
Alaa Salah, Civil Society Activist and Community Leader from Sudan, addresses the Security Council meeting on Women and peace and security.
The theme of the meeting was to aim towards the successful implementation of the women, peace and security agenda: moving from commitments to accomplishments in preparation for the commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325 (2000).
The Council unanimously adopted resolution 2493 (2019) on Women and Peace and Security, urging Member States to fully implement the provisions of all previous Security Council Resolutions pertaining to the Women, Peace and Security agenda and to reinforce their efforts in this regard.
29 October 2019
United Nations, New York
Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown