September 7, 2022
The Council is expected to receive an update on the situation between Sudan and South Sudan, as well as progress towards implementation of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). During any briefings and consultations, Council members should inquire as to human rights monitoring in regards to sexual and gender-based violence. There should also be continued follow-up regarding gender training for security forces, the status of senior gender expertise for UNISFA and the implementation of the United Nations zero tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuses in accordance with SCR 1990 (2011). The Council should additionally inquire on women’s participation in the implementation of agreements and the prevention and resolution of conflict and peacebuilding. Specifically, the Council should request information on women’s participation in the key negotiations between the Ngok Dinka and the Misseriya, as well as the resumption of the Cooperation Agreements between Sudan and South Sudan.