Security Council Resolution S/RES/2297: para. 42

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42. Reaffirms the important role of women and youth in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peacebuilding, stresses the importance of their participation in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion of peace and security, recalls in this regard Security Council resolution 2242 (2015), notes that women are not adequately represented in the assemblies of the new interim regional administrations and urges the FGS and Interim Regional Administrations to continue to promote increased representation of women at all decision-making levels in Somali institutions, including meeting the agreed 30% quota for women in both houses of the Federal Parliament in the 2016 electoral process, and encourages UNSOM to enhance its interaction across Somali civil society, including women, youth, and religious leaders in order to ensure that the views of civil society are incorporated in the various political processes;