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Commonwealth Heads of Government Endorse the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Yout

The Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network updates on the endorsement of the UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security by the Commonwealth Heads of Government.

Heads of Government from 53 Commonwealth countries unanimously endorsed the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security in the recently concluded Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, United Kingdom. The resolution and its endorsement recognises the important role of young women and men in sustaining peace and preventing violent extremism and urges member states to support youth-led mechanism that enables meaningful participation of young people in peace building processes.

The UN Security Council Resolution 2250, on Youth Peace and Security is a historic one championed by youth activists and young leaders which shifts the focus from youth as perpetrators to a focus on promoting youth participation, prevention, protection, partnership and disengagement and reintegration as strategic ways to achieve a violence-free world.

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