UN Political and Pea

UN Political and Pea


The United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) helps prevent conflict & sustain peace around the world. Headed by @DicarloRosemary

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@antonioguterres  report to @UN  Security Council makes economic case for the inclusion of women for peace and prosperity: cites immediate loss of 5% of #Afghanistan ’s GDP after Taliban takeover; in #Yemen , inclusion would boost GDP nearly 30% by 2050:

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As the climate emergency accelerates, how can mediators integrate #climate  considerations into #mediation  & peacemaking? In its new practice note, DPPA identifies steps to minimize risks and maximize opportunities for peacebuilding ➡️ 👇A thread🧵

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Most @UN  Special Political Missions & @UN Peacekeeping Peacekeeping operations work in fragile and climate-exposed contexts, and th #climatechangee  effects of are intensifying. We hope this Practice Note can help mediators to prepare. Read more ➡️

"Having women at the table means that there is greater longevity in a peace process", says @DicarloRosemary . Read more in Politically Speaking.: #WomenPeaceSecurity  #UNSCR1325  @UN_Women 

Increasing women’s representation and leadership across every aspect of the @UN  ’s peace activities is critical to improving the delivery of our mandate and better representing the communities we serve. Check out our work on #WomenPeaceSecurity 👇

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What are the implications of #climatechange  for #mediation  and peace processes? There's still time to register for the virtual discussion of DPPA's new practice note. Join us at 9am CET on 16 November➡️ 

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Special Envoy Noeleen Heyzer is encouraged by the announcement of the mass release of detainees in #Myanmar . She reiterates the Secretary-General’s call for the immediate release of all of those who continue to be arbitrarily detained. Her full statement👇

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🆕 The 'Language of Peace' database - maintained by the @UN  DPPA Mediation Support Unit and @Cambridge_Uni  - has just published 75 additional peace instruments📚 from a range of different peace processes (now 1300+ total agreements) 

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Special Envoy@SchranerBurgen1  to members of the @UN  Security Council today. “I will continue my efforts in solidarity with the people of #Myanmar . Their hope will depend on unified support and action from the Security Council.”

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On this day in 1948, the @UN’s first-ever mediator, Folke Bernadotte, was assassinated. The initiative he led is considered to be the UN’s first Special Political Mission. Read about his pioneering work to promote peace, in Politically Speaking:

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In 2019, and will become DPPA, will be DPO, Special Political Missions will be within purview of new DPPA and continue to serve as forward platforms for conflict prevention. Find here key facts about SPMs:

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32 years ago, Conference on Women's Decade opened in Nairobi. For peace&security, women's participation crucial:

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. deeply concerned by announcement of US withdrawal from JCPOA, calls on other JCPOA participants to abide by commitments and on all other Member States to support agreement.

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When is it strategically relevant for the @UN  to be directly involved in local #mediation ? Drawing from conversations with practitioners and mediation experts, @UNDPPADPPA  has published a new practice note today ➡ 🧵

The week ahead at the : Security Council will be briefed on Middle East Peace Process by Special Coordinator , plus , and open #Burundieb #Iraqate on trafficking of persons in conflict situations.

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@menub2015  concludes that environment in #Burundi  "not conducive for free, credible and inclusive elections."

. Secretary-General shocked at announcement that Guatemala's President has declared persona non grata.

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