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The adoption in 2000 of Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security is an historic landmark, marking the first time that the Security Council addressed specifically the role and experience of women in the context of armed conflict.
The UN General Assembly Third Committee resolution titled Working Towards Elimination of Crimes Committed Against Women and Girls in the Name of Honour is adopted this year again at the 59th Session in New York City.
On the theme of women's equal participation in conflict prevention, management and conflict resolution and in post-conflict peace-building.
This portal provides background information and timely updates on the impact of armed conflict on women and women’s role in peace-building.
Includes a reference to Security Council Resolution 1325 in the preamble.
The CSW focused on: the participation and access of women to the media, and information and communication technologies; and women’s human rights and elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls.
During the last UN Commission on Human Rights in April 2002, two human rights independent experts, Asma Jahangir and Radhika Coomaraswamy, made a historic appearance at an NGO briefing.
La magistrate Navanethem (Navi) Pillay est la seule femme candidate a la succession de Mary Robinson.
Since the 60th ratification on 11 April 2002, the Rome Statute enters into force on 1 July 2002 at which time the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court over crimes of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity will take effect.
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