UN Documents for Women, Peace and Security: Security Council Letters

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28 August 2020 S/2020/856 This was a letter from the president of the Security Council containing the draft resolution in blue about women in peacekeeping operations, the votes submitted by all Council members, and explanations of vote by Indonesia and Russia.
28 August 2020 S/2020/851 This was a letter from the president of the Security Council containing the resolution on women in peacekeeping operations, the result of the voting and the list of co-sponsors.
21 July 2020 S/2020/727 This was a letter from the president of the Security Council containing the briefings provided and statements given by states during the 17 July open VTC on conflict-related sexual violence.
9 July 2020 S/2020/665 This letter transmitted the details for the high-level open debate on “Conflict-related sexual violence: turning commitments into compliance”.
23 June 2020 S/2020/574 This was the summary of the IEG’s 27 May meeting on Mali.
28 May 2020 S/2020/439 This was the summary of the IEG’s 29 April meeting on responding to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
8 April 2020 S/2020/282 This was the summary of the IEG’s 5 March meeting on Iraq.
7 April 2020 S/2020/283 This was the summary of the IEG’s 26 February meeting on Syria.
8 October 2019 S/2019/801 A concept note circulated by South Africa for the open debate, suggesting members focus on a number of themes including how well the four pillars of the women, peace and security agenda (participation, protection, prevention, relief and recovery) have been implemented; what new actions the Council should adopt to further the agenda; how well the national and regional strategies on the agenda have been implemented; how stakeholders can ensure the inclusion of women in peace processes; what activities stakeholders should undertake towards next year’s 20th anniversary of resolution 1325; and what objective that commemoration should have.
22 July 2019 S/2019/591 This was the summary of the meeting on Myanmar held by the Group on 4 June 2019.
8 April 2019 S/2019/296 This was the summary of the meeting of the Informal Expert Group held on 25 March 2019 on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
27 March 2019 S/2019/275 This was a letter from the Secretary-General to the president of the Security Council, informing the Security Council of his uniformed gender parity strategy 2018-2028, in line with resolution 2242.
20 March 2019 S/2019/253 This was a summary of the 4 March 2019 meeting of the Informal Expert Group on Women, Peace and Security.
11 March 2019 S/2019/232 This was the summary of the 28 February meeting on South Sudan held by the IEG on women, peace and security.
7 February 2019 S/2019/136 This was a letter from Germany, Peru, and the UK transmitting the summary of the 24 January Arria-formula meeting on “What’s next for women and peace and security in the Middle East and North Africa: the potential of national action plans”.