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Arria Meeting: Ensuring Full, Equal & Meaningful Participation of Women in UN-led Peace Processes

On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021, Ireland and Mexico co-hosted an Arria formula meeting of the United Nations Security Council on “Call to Lead by Example: Ensuring the Full, Equal and Meaningful Participation of Women in UN-led Peace Processes”. The meeting was co-sponsored by Estonia, France, Kenya, Niger, Norway, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Tunisia, the United Kingdom, the United States and Viet Nam.

We are pleased to share the compilation of statements made at the meeting by the briefers, members of the Security Council, and other United Nations Member States, as well as the written statements submitted. This is not a verbatim transcript and the statements may be checked against delivery by viewing the recording of the meeting, which is available below and on UN Web TV.

Briefer and Member State Statements