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When crisis calls, how must we act? As a peace organization with the big picture in mind, WILPF promotes preventing conflicts before they start by investing in equality and peace rather than militarized inequality and violence. Addressing the root causes of war is key to sustainable peace in the long term. But in the short term, when a legacy of investing in violence exists, what then? What do we do to pick up the pieces?
Sam Cook & Felicity Hill
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Germany will preside over the Council in September. Germany's stated priorities as an elected member of the Security Council include the situation in Afghanistan; its chairmanship of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict and the Al Qaeda and Taliban Sanctions Committees; Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction; and the environment and climate change.
Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: September 2014
For September, in which the United States has the presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, the Middle East, South Sudan, and Sudan. The MAP also provides recommendations on counterterrorism, and the ongoing implementation of the women, peace and security agenda.
Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: September 2013