To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
(1) what progress has been made in ensuring that women are represented at the Palestine/Israel peace negotiations;
(2) whether he supports UN Resolution 1325, calling for women to be represented at the Palestine/Israel peace talks;
(3) what representations he has received concerning UN Resolution 1325, on representation of women at the Palestine/Israel peace talks.
We supported UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on the role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts. We are not aware of any representations to British Ministers concerning the application of UNSCR 1325 to the Middle East Peace Process. However, we support efforts to integrate women into the peace process.
We welcome the participation of Palestinian women in the municipal elections which took place in the West Bank on