Debates in the Security Council on youth, peace and security
9 December 2020: Arria-Formula Meeting on 'Capitalising on intergenerational dialogue to build and sustain peace and enhance social cohesion at all levels' on the occassion of the fifth year anniversary of UNSCR 2535.
9 September 2020: Arria-Formula Meeting on the Implementation of the Youth, Peace and Security Agenda by United Nations Peace Operations. Letter, briefings and statements.
14 July 2020: Unanimous adoption of UNSCR 2535 (2020) Meeting coverage.
27 April 2020: Video-teleconference debate on the maintenance of international peace and security: 'Towards the fifth anniversary of the youth and peace and security agenda: accelerating implementation of resolutions 2250 and 2419', including the launch of the Secretary-General's report on youth, peace and security.
Letter, briefings and statements.
17 July 2019: Briefing on the implementation of the youth, peace and security agenda under the agenda item ‘maintenance of international peace and security’.
6 June 2018: Debate and adoption of UNSCR 2419.
23 April 2018: Open debate of the Security Council on youth, peace and security. Meeting records and coverage.
- 9 December 2015: The adoption of UNSCR 2250 under the agenda item ‘maintenance of international peace and security’. More information on UNSCR 2250 here, meeting coverage and UN web TV.
Related Security Council debates on young people’s role in peace and security include:
- 2 October 2019: Open debate under agenda item ‘Peace and Security in Africa’ with a focus on “Mobilising the Youth towards Silencing the Guns by 2020”, under the presidency of South Africa. Meeting records, coverage and presidential statement.
- 23 April 2015: High-level open debate on “the role of youth in countering violent extremism and promoting peace”, chaired by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdulla II of Jordan. Meeting records and coverage.