Informal Expert Group On Women And Peace And Security: Summary Of The Meeting On Iraq, 29 March 2018


On 29 March, the Informal Expert Group on Women and Peace and Security held a meeting on women and peace and security in Iraq, as a follow-up to the meeting held in June 2017. The members received a briefing from the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), accompanied by representatives of UNAMI and the United Nations country team. The Deputy Special Representative provided a comprehensive overview of key developments since the previous meeting and of progress and challenges in implementing commitments with regard to women and peace and security. She also affirmed that the protection and empowerment of women would remain a key priority for UNAMI.