Made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made.
Senegal adopted the Dakar Declaration on the implementation of resolution 1325 (2000) committing itself to strengthening the role of women, especially in mediation, promotion of a culture of peace and facilitation of early warning systems.
As a result, a number of initiatives have been taken, such as the establishment of a gender unit within the executive secretariat of ECOWAS, the establishment of a gender development centre, the adoption of a strategic gender plan and the drafting of a gender policy.
Senegal has adopted and implemented a sectoral gender strategy, including the institutionalization of gender in Senegalese defence and security force interventions.
Senegal’s gender policy led to the adoption of a law on full gender parity in all elected and partially elected posts at both the national and local levels.
Senegal made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made.