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Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: October 2013

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Author: 
NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security

PRESIDENCY OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL FOR OCTOBER: AZERBAIJAN

AZERBAIJAN'S SUPPORT FOR WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE SECURITY COUNCIL

Azerbaijan's stated priorities as an elected member of the Security Council include non-proliferation, disarmament and counter terrorism efforts, and strengthening Council working methods. Azerbaijan's relevant international commitments include: Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) (Acceded 10 July 1995) and its Optional Protocol (Ratified 1 June 2001)

RECOMMENDED SECURITY COUNCIL ACTION POINTS ON WOMEN, PEACE AND SECURITY

Women, Peace and Security , The Security Council is expected to hold an open debate to mark the 13th anniversary of the adoption of resolution 1325 (2000). Conflict prevention is at the core of this agenda, and requires investment in equality and peace.Women's full and meaningful participation is necessary in all peace negotiations, security processes, donor conferences, and for all negotiated documents that seek to resolve conflict

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