Statement by Dr Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, during the Open Debate of the United Nations Security Council, on Women, Peace and Security, 25 October 2023

South Africa would like to thank the Federative Republic of Brazil for convening this open debate to discuss how we effectively move from theory to practice to enhance women’s participation in international peace and security. We appreciate the informative presentations by the briefers this morning.