PRESIDENCY OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL FOR JULY: UNITED STATES
ARGENTINA'S SUPPORT FOR WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE SECURITY COUNCIL
United States' stated priorities for its elected membership include the protection of civilians, advancing cooperation with regional organizations, and strengthening rule of law.
Argentina's relevant international commitments include: Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Ratified 8 February 2001); Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) (Ratified 15 July 1985); Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) (Ratified 20 March 2007).
RECOMMENDED SECURITY COUNCIL ACTION POINTS ON WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY
Women, Peace and Security
In its regular work, the Council should ensure that all country reports and mandate renewals evaluate the level of protection and promotion of women's human rights, as per SCRs 1325, 1820 (OP 9), 1888 (OP 11), 1889 (OP 5), 1960 (OPs 6, 13), and 2106 (OPs 5, 6). Member States should inquire about any lack of such reporting.
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