AU Peace and Security Council Session on Women and Countering Violent Extremism

The African Union Peace and Security Council held its 728TH meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the 31st of October 2017. The Council reiterated the need for the AU Commission to expedite the finalization of the Continental Results Framework for monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda in Africa. In this session, the Council and participants also underscored the importance of Member States to mainstream gender analysis into national, regional, and continental efforts to effectively prevent and counter violent extremism.