ABU DHABI, 1 September 2022 (WAM) — The International High-Level Conference on Women’s Peace and Security (ICWPS) will conclude in Abu Dhabi on Friday following three days of discussions on the role of women in peace and security. Did. The Conference stressed the need to involve women civil society leaders in national action plans to implement Security Council resolution 1325 and overcome obstacles to the integration of women in decision-making.

The conference was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in partnership with the Ministry of Defense, the General Women’s Union (GWU), UN Women, the Arab League and the Abu Dhabi Ports Group, and saw the participation of international organizations. Decision makers, dignitaries, diplomats and advocates concerned with women, peace and security issues in the Arab region and around the world.

The event was held under the auspices of Her Highness Sheikh Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Chairman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Children and Chairman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) .

The conference considered achievements and challenges related to the implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325. This resolution emphasizes the importance of women’s equal participation and their full involvement in all efforts to maintain peace and security in conflict areas and post-conflicts around the world. construction. The meeting also sought to reach consensus on concrete steps to implement the UAE’s National Action Plan. The meeting also highlighted the UAE’s commitment to women, peace and security, outlining concrete steps in her UAE national plan to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325.

In the final session, Mr. Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister for Community Development, United Arab Emirates; Mr. Sheikha Dr. Moza bint Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Advisor to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Dr. Haifa Abu-Ghazaleh, Assistant Secretary-General and Head of Media at the Federation, and Susanne Mikhail, Regional Director of the United Nations Organization for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).

On the final day, there will be presentations titled ‘Overcoming Barriers to Women’s Leadership and Participation’, ‘Towards Revitalization of the Strategy and Action Plan of the Arab Network for Women Peace Mediators’ and ‘Women’s Localization, Peace’. 4 panel discussions were held. and Security Agenda: UN Women, Lessons from the Arab Region on Developing National Action Plans for Peace and Security and ‘Gender Integration in Relief, Recovery and Reconstruction: Women’s Economic Security, Resources and Others’ access to essential services of

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