United Nations – Adoption by the Security Council of a resolution on the “Women, peace and security” agenda (October 13, 2015)


France welcomes the unanimous adoption of resolution 2242 on October 13 in New York, on the occasion of the high-level debate hosted by the Spanish presidency of the UN Security Council on the 15th anniversary of resolution 1325.

Resolution 2242 relaunches the “Women, peace and security” agenda, which underscores the need to promote the fundamental rights of women and to enhance their role in order to prevent and resolve conflicts.