Security Council Resolution 2387

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Countries: 
Central African Republic
Security Council Agenda Thematic Topic: 
Peace and Security in Africa
Resolution Reference PDF: 

Security Council Resolution 2387

Resolution Extracts: 

Security Council Resolution 2387: Para.10

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Participation
Security Council Agenda Thematic Topic: 
Peace and Security in Africa
Extract: 

10. Recalls the crucial role of civil society in the peace and reconciliation process to ensure that the comprehensive political agreement addresses the root causes of the conflict and further encourages the full and effective participation of women in this process;

Security Council Resolution 2387: Para.42

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Participation
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Justice, Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform
Implementation
Security Council Agenda Thematic Topic: 
Peace and Security in Africa
Extract: 

42. Decides that the mandate of MINUSCA shall include the following priority tasks:

a. (iii)  To provide specific protection for women and children affected by armed conflict, including through the deployment of Child Protection Advisers, Women Protection Advisers and Gender Advisers;

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b. (ii)  To assist the CAR authorities’ efforts, at national and local levels, for an increased participation of political parties, civil society, and women to the peace process, in cooperation with the African Initiative and other mediation actors;

(iii)  To provide good offices and technical expertise in support of efforts to address the root causes of conflict, in particular a greater focus on national reconciliation and local conflict resolution, working with relevant regional and local bodies and religious leaders, while ensuring the full and effective participation of women in line with the CAR action plan on women, peace and security, and drawing upon integrated information and analysis from the United Nations system in‑country;

(iv)   To support efforts of the CAR authorities to address transitional justice as part of the peace and reconciliation process, and marginalization and local grievances, including through dialogue with the armed groups, civil society leaders including women and youth representatives, and by assisting national, prefectoral and local authorities to foster confidence among communities;

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d. (ii) To monitor, help investigate and ensure reporting on violations and abuses committed against children and women, including rape and other forms of sexual violence in armed conflict, in connection with the Joint Rapid Response Unit within the gendarmerie and the police established to respond to sexual violence (UMIRR);

Security Council Resolution 2387: Para.51

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Participation
Security Council Agenda Thematic Topic: 
Peace and Security in Africa
Extract: 

51. Requests MINUSCA to take fully into account gender mainstreaming as a cross‑cutting issue throughout its mandate and to assist the CAR Authorities in ensuring the full and effective participation, involvement and representation of women in all spheres and at all levels, including in stabilization activities, transitional justice, the work of the SCC and of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, security sector reform, disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, and disarmament, demobilization, reintegration and repatriation processes, as well as in the national political dialogue and electoral processes, through, inter alia, the provision of gender advisers, further requests enhanced reporting by MINUSCA to the Council on this issue, and encourages the UN Secretariat, in collaboration with Member States, to engage greater numbers of women in the military, police and civilian components of the mission with full respect for the principle of equitable geographical distribution, in conformity with article 101, paragraph 3, of the United Nations Charter;

Security Council Resolution 2387: Preamble

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Participation
Security Council Agenda Thematic Topic: 
Peace and Security in Africa
Extract: 

Emphasizing that any sustainable solution to the crisis in the CAR should be CAR-owned, including the political process, and should prioritize reconciliation of the Central African people, through an inclusive process that involves men and women of all social, economic, political, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including, those displaced by the crisis,

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Recalling its resolutions on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, including 2286 (2016) and 1894 (2009); its resolutions on Children and Armed Conflict including 2225 (2015) and its resolutions on Women, Peace and Security including 2106 (2013) and 2242 (2015), and calling upon all parties in the CAR to engage with the Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict and the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict,

Expressing its concern that children have continued to be victims of abuses committed by armed elements of the ex‑Séléka and anti‑Balaka as well as other armed groups including the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), and that women and girls continue to be violently targeted and victims of sexual and gender‑based violence in the CAR,