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UNSCR 2535

United Nations Security Council resolution 2535 (2020) on youth, peace and security was unanimously adopted 14 July 2020. As the third resolution on youth, peace and security, it underscores the critical role of youth in the prevention and resolution of conflicts.


Among other things, the resolution calls for increased engagement in the implementation of UNSC resolution 2250 (2015), 2419 (2018) and 2535 (2020), to institutionalize the agenda and develop guidance on the protection of young people. Furthermore, the resolution introduces regular reporting on youth, peace and security and requests the Secretary-General to submit a biennial report to the Security Council.