I consider the commitment to gender equality indispensable. Inclusion and diversity are integral to our mandate and role in promoting international peace and security. I strongly encourage my colleagues to follow suit in committing to adapting our working methods and organizational culture and to further strengthen our efforts in addressing gender as well as Women, Peace and Security commitments. Only then we can create the necessary conditions for lasting and sustainable change in our Organization and the world.
Ensure that 100% of UN electoral needs assessment reports in 2021 will include analysis and specific recommendations on promoting the electoral/political participation of women.
Support high-level strategy meetings with UN envoys and SRSGs to design UN led/ co-led inclusive peace processes.