Youth, Peace and Security

  • Tomorrow (9 September) an Arria-formula meeting will be held via videoconference on the implementation of Security Council resolutions on youth, peace and security by UN peace operations. It is being co-organised by the Dominican Republic, France, Indonesia, Niger, Saint Vincent...

  • Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 14 July), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution on youth, peace and security under the agenda item “maintenance of international peace and security”. The vote will take place in the ECOSOC Chamber, where the...

  • On Monday (27 April), Security Council members will hold an open video teleconference (VTC) meeting entitled: “Towards the fifth anniversary of the youth and peace and security agenda: accelerating implementation of resolutions 2250 and 2419”. Secretary-General António Guterres and Jayathma...

  • April 2020

    Youth, Peace and Security

    Monthly Forecast

    As Security Council President in April, the Dominican Republic is planning to convene an open debate on the issue of youth, peace and security under the agenda item “Maintenance of International Peace and Security”. Secretary-General António Guterres may brief the Council. Other briefers may include civil society representatives from youth-led organisations. At the time of writing, it was unclear whether the debate would be held as planned because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Tomorrow (12 December), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a presidential statement on youth, peace and security. The adoption follows a 2 October debate under the agenda item “Peace and Security in Africa” (S/PV.8629). Entitled “Mobilising the Youth towards...

  • October 2019

    Youth, Peace and Security

    Monthly Forecast

    In October, the Security Council is expected to hold an open debate under the agenda item “Peace and Security in Africa: Mobilising the Youth towards Silencing the Guns by 2020”.

  • 16 July 2019

    Youth, Peace and Security Briefing

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    Tomorrow afternoon (17 July), the Security Council is scheduled to hold a briefing on the implementation of the youth, peace and security agenda under the agenda item “maintenance of international peace and security.” The briefers are Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN...

  • July 2019

    Youth, Peace and Security

    Monthly Forecast

    In July, the Security Council expects a briefing on the implementation of the youth, peace and security agenda. Jayathma Wickramanayake, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, is likely to brief the Council.

  • Tomorrow morning (6 June), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution on youth, peace and security under the agenda item “maintenance of international peace and security.” The adoption follows the 23 April open debate on this issue, convened...

  • 20 April 2018

    Youth, Peace and Security: Open Debate

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    On Monday (23 April), the Security Council will hold an open debate on youth, peace and security. The lead author of the progress study on youth, peace and security, Graeme Simpson, and the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, will...

  • April 2018

    Youth, Peace and Security

    Monthly Forecast

    In April, the Security Council is expected to hold an open debate on youth, peace and security. Graeme Simpson—the lead author of the recently completed progress study on youth, peace and security—is expected to brief the Council.