Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Clinton chairs Security Council Wednesday

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is slated to chair Wednesday's session of the U.N. Security Council.
Clinton (left) is due to return to the Council's headquarters (prior post) and gavel the session to order at 10 a.m. Eastern time tomorrow, September 30. (photo credit)
The subject is "Women, Peace, and Security," and the Council is expected to vote on a U.S.-sponsored resolution concerning sexual violence in armed conflict. The new resolution will follow up on S.C. Res. 1820 (2008), on which IntLawGrrls guest/alumna Doris Buss posted recently. Resolution 1820 is itself a followup to S.C. Res. 1325 (2000).
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