Current and Past Recommendations to the UN Security Council (Monthly Action Points)
South Sudan (October 2015) The Security Council will be considering a report on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and discussing the situation in the country. The Council should ensure UNMISS has the logistical support and resources needed to carry out its protection of civilians’ mandate, address ongoing SGBV and promote women’s meaningful participation in peace and security processes, including the implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan. Council members are urged to:
Ensure Gender Advisers and WPAs have the necessary funding and resources to prevent violations and abuses and guarantee that medical and psychosocial services are available and accessible to survivors of SGBV (SCR 2127 (2013)); ensure that the mission’s protection strategy is inclusive of women (SCRs 2187 (2014) and 2122 (2013)) and; accelerate and establish reporting arrangements, accountability mechanisms and justice systems that address the needs of SGBV survivors (SCRs 2187 (2014) and 2106 (2013)).
Incorporate the needs and voices of women IDPs and refugees into the design and delivery of humanitarian assistance, and into the design and operation of PoC sites.
Ensure reporting addresses all aspects of the WPS agenda, including UNMISS support for the full and effective participation of women in all processes from PoC site management committees to the formal peacemaking process