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United Nations Security Council

Report of the Security Council

Contents

  1. Introduction

Part I
Activities relating to all questions considered by the Security Council under its responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security

  1. Resolutions adopted by the Security Council during the period from 1 August 2015 - 31 December 2016
  2. Statements made and/or issued by the President of the Security Council during the period from 1 August 2015 - 31 December 2016
  3. Communications from the President of the Security Council or the Secretary-General during the period from 1 August 2015 - 31 December 2016
  4. Meetings of the Security Council held during the period from 1 August 2015 - 31 December 2016
  5. Meetings of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council held during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016
  6. Reports of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council issued during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016   
  7. Reports of panels and monitoring mechanisms issued during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016 
  8. Reports of Security Council missions conducted during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016
  9. Peacekeeping operations established, functioning or terminated during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016
  10. Assistance missions and offices established, functioning or terminated during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016 
  11. Reports of the Secretary-General issued during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016 
  12. Summary statements by the Secretary-General of matters of which the Security Council was seized during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016
  13. Notes by the President of the Security Council issued during the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016
  14. Monthly assessments by former Presidents of the work of the Security Council for the period from 1 August 2015 to 31 December 2016

Part II
Questions considered by the Security Council under its responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security

  1. The situation in Cyprus
  2. Items relating to the situation in the Middle East
    1. The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question
    2. The situation in the Middle East
      1. United Nations Disengagement Observer Force
      2. United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon and Security Council resolution 1701 (2006)
      3. Security Council resolution 1559 (2004)
      4. Other matters relating to the situation in the Middle East
        1. Syrian Arab Republic
        2. Yemen
  3. The situation concerning Western Sahara
  4. United Nations peacekeeping operations
  5. The situation in Liberia
  6. The situation in Somalia
  7. Items relating to the situation in the former Yugoslavia
    1. The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    2. Security Council resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999)
    3. International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991
  8. International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994
  9. International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia since 1991
    International Criminal Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Genocide and Other Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of Rwanda and Rwandan Citizens Responsible for Genocide and Other Such Violations Committed in the Territory of Neighbouring States between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1994
  10. The question concerning Haiti
  11. The situation in Burundi
  12. The situation in Afghanistan
  13. The situation in the Great Lakes region
  14. The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  15. The situation in the Central African Republic
  16. Children and armed conflict
  17. The situation in Guinea-Bissau
  18. Protection of civilians in armed conflict
  19. General issues relating to sanctions
  20. Women and peace and security
  21. Briefing by the President of the International Court of Justice
  22. Briefing by the Chairperson-in-Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
  23. Meeting of the Security Council with the troop- and police-contributing countries pursuant to resolution 1353 (2001), annex II, sections A and B
  24. Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts
  25. Briefings by Chairs of subsidiary bodies of the Security Council
  26. The situation in Côte d’Ivoire
  27. Security Council mission
  28. Central African region
  29. Non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
  30. Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan
  31. Peacebuilding and sustaining peace
  32. The situation concerning Iraq
  33. Non-proliferation
  34. Peace consolidation in West Africa
  35. Non-proliferation/Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  36. Maintenance of international peace and security
    1. General issues
    2. Regional organizations and contemporary challenges of global security
    3. Consolidating Security Council engagement on security sector reform: towards further implementation of resolution 2151 (2014)
    4. Settlement of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa and countering the terrorist threat in the region
    5. Security, development and the root causes of conflict
    6. Briefing on the report of Secretary-General: the future of United Nations peace operations
    7. Trafficking in persons in situations of conflict
    8. Respect for the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations as a key element for the maintenance of international peace and security
    9. Prevention and resolution of conflicts in the Great Lakes region   
    10. Nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear disarmament
    11. Peace operations facing asymmetrical threats
    12. Water, peace and security
  37. Peace and security in Africa
    1. General issues
    2. Sahel region
    3. The global response to the 2013 Ebola virus disease outbreak
  38. Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in maintaining international peace and security
  39. The situation in Libya
  40. The situation in Mali
  41. Items relating to Ukraine
    1. Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
    2. Letter dated 13 April 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
  42. The situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  43. Identical letters dated 19 January 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council  

Part III
Other matters considered by the Security Council

  1. Annual report of the Security Council to the General Assembly
  2. Items relating to Security Council documentation and working methods and procedure
    1. Implementation of the note by the President of the Security Council (S/2010/507)
    2. General matters
  3. Recommendation for the appointment of the Secretary-General of the United Nations
  4. Tribute to the outgoing Secretary-General

Part IV
Military Staff Committee

Part V
Matters brought to the attention of the Security Council but not discussed at meetings of the Council during the period covered

  1. Communication concerning the India-Pakistan question
  2. Communications concerning the Korean peninsula
  3. Communications concerning the letter dated 20 February 1958 from the representative of the Sudan to the Secretary-General
  4. Communications concerning the question of the Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb and Abu Musa islands
  5. Communications and reports of the Secretary-General concerning the situation between Iraq and Kuwait
  6. Communications concerning the situation relating to Nagorny Karabakh and relations between Armenia and Azerbaijan   
  7. Communications concerning the situation in Georgia
  8. Communications concerning relations between Cameroon and Nigeria
  9. Communications concerning the situation in Sierra Leone
  10. Communications concerning the situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia
  11. Communication concerning the impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on international peace and security
  12. Communications concerning the promotion and strengthening of the rule of law in the maintenance of international peace and security
  13. Communications concerning the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes   
  14. Communication concerning the maintenance of international peace and security: Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage
  15. Communication concerning the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa
  16. Communications concerning the Gulf Cooperation Council
  17. Communications concerning the League of Arab States
  18. Communications concerning the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  19. Communications concerning relations between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States of America
  20. Communications concerning relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Saudi Arabia
  21. Communications concerning relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America

Appendices

  1. Membership of the Security Council during the years 2015 and 2016
  2. Representatives and deputy, alternate and acting representatives accredited to the Security Council [PDF]
  3. Presidents of the Security Council
  4. Military Staff Committee