Women, Peace and Security: Ministerial-level Open Debate Held

2023-03-10 15:55:21

Ulaanbaatar, March 10, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Ministerial-level open debate on women, peace and security (WPS) titled “Women and Peace and Security: Towards the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Resolution 1325 (2000)” was held on March 7 at the initiative of the Republic of Mozambique, the president of the Security Council in March.

Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations Mr. Enkhbold Vorshilov participated in the open debate, held in anticipation of the International Women’s Day. In his address, he reaffirmed Mongolia’s effort to ensure the implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000), which is the great impetus to move forward the women, peace, and security (WPS) program.

Moreover, Mr. Enkhbold highlighted the plan to routinely organize the “Women Peace and Security” conference, which was once held in Mongolia in June 2022, every five years and make it a platform for female peacekeepers to discuss their challenges and exchange experiences.

The open debate was attended by Ms. Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ms. Mirjana Spoljaric, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Ms. Bineta Diop, Chairperson of the African Union Commission on WPS, Nobel Peace Laureate Ms. Leymah R. Gbowee and representatives of over 90 member countries. 

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