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UN Security Council adopts resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

UN-YPSOn 9 December 2015, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2250, which for the first time in the history of the UN focuses entirely on the role of youth in peace and security.

The resolution highlights the need to engage young men and women in peace-building, conflict resolution, disarmament, overcoming violence, and preventing terrorism and extremism.

The resolution also establishes a study, to be undertaken by the UN Secretary-General, on the positive contribution of youth to peace processes and conflict resolution.

To read the text of this resolution click here.