Assessment report of the Secretary-General on the status of the negotiations in Cyprus

Monday, March 12, 2012
Report Analysis: 
  • The Secretary-General details progress made in negotiations in Cyprus since August 2011 and highlights those issues that are still outstanding in the negotiations.

  • In para 15, the Secretary-General specifically mentions the participation of women’s civil society groups in the negotiations process.

  • In his conclusions, he calls for greater involvement with women’s civil society groups on the part of the two sides (para 22), stressing that it is only through engaging with civil society, and women’s groups in particular, that a settlement agreeable to and representative of all Cypriots will be reached.

Analysis provided by the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security, of which WILPF is a member.

PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Security Council Agenda Geographical Topic: 
Report of the Secretary General S/2012/149 (12 March 2012): The report provides an update on ongoing negotiations in Cyprus.