Repertoire Of The Practice Of The Security Council
Security Council
 

Chapter VIII
   

CONSIDERATION OF QUESTIONS UNDER THE COUNCIL’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY

   

Chapter VIII of the Repertoire focuses on the substance of each of the questions included in the agenda of the Security Council that relate to its responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security.  The range of agenda items covers broadly those that may be deemed to fall under Chapters VI and VII of the Charter.

The overview of the proceedings of the Council provided in chapter VIII constitutes a framework within which the procedural developments recorded in chapters I to VII of the Repertoire and legal and constitutional discussions recorded in chapters X to XII may be considered.  Chapter VIII also examines the substantive aspects of the Council’s practice that are not covered in other chapters of the Repertoire.

 The agenda items are grouped by region, for ease of reference, with an additional category of thematic issues. Within each region, items are listed in the order in which they were first included in the agenda of the Council.

 

 

Introduction

Consideration of questions under the responsibility of the Security Council for the maintenance of international peace and security
Table of Contents

 

Africa

1. The situation concerning Western Sahara
2. The situation in Liberia

3. The situation in Somalia

4. The Situation in Angola

5. The situation in Rwanda

6. The Situation in Burundi
7. Letters dated 20 and 23 December 1991, from France, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the United States of America (S/23306, S/23307, S/23308, S/23309 and S/23317)
8.The Situation in Sierra Leone
9. The situation in the Great Lakes region

10. The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo
11. The situation in the Central African Republic
12. The situation in Africa
13. The Situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia
14. The situation in Guinea-Bissau

15. The situation in Guinea following recent attacks along its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leone.

16. Security Council resolution 1054 (1996) of 26 April 1996
17. Letter dated 30 April 2001 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council
18. Strengthening cooperation between the United Nations and the Central African region
19. Letter dated 29 November 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Chad to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
20. The situation in Côte d’Ivoire
21. Letter dated 2 October 2003 from the Permanent Representative of the Sudan to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

22. Central African Region

 

 

Americas

23. The question concerning Haiti   

 

Asia

24. The situation in East Timor

25. The situation in Tajikistan and along the Tajik-Afghan Border

26. The situation in Afghanistan

27. Letter dated 31 March 1998 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of Papua New Guinea to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/1998/287);

28. Letter dated 10 November 2000 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Mission of the Solomon Islands to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2000/1088)
 

 

Europe

29. The situation in Cyprus
30. Items relating to the situation in the former Yugoslavia
A. The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
B. The situation in Croatia
C. Items relating to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
D. Items relating to the situation in Kosovo
E. Briefing by Mr. Carl Bildt, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Balkans
31. The situation in Georgia

 

Middle East

32. The situation in the Middle East
33. The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question
34. Items relating to Iraq
 

 

Thematic issues

36. International Tribunals for Serious Humanitarian Violations in Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda

37. Items relating to the maintenance of peace and security
A. The responsibility of the Security Council in the maintenance of international peace and security
B. Maintenance of peace and security and post-conflict peace-building
C. Maintaining peace and security: Humanitarian aspects of issues before the Security Council
D. The responsibility of the Security Council in the maintenance of international peace and security: HIV/AIDS and international peacekeeping operations
E. Ensuring an effective role of the Security Council in the maintenance of international peace and security, particularly in Africa
38. Children and armed conflict
39. Items relating to terrorism
A. Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts
B. High-level meeting of the Security Council on the anniversary of 11 September 2001: acts of international terrorism (11 September 2002)
C. High level meeting of the Security Council: conbating terrorism
40. Promoting peace and security: humanitarian assistance to refugees in Africa
41. Protection of civilians in armed conflict
42. Items relating to small arms
A. Small arms
B. Proliferation of small arms and light weapons and mercenary activities: threats to peace and security in West Africa
43. Role of the Security Council in the prevention of armed conflicts
44. Protection of United Nation personnel, associated personnel and humanitarian personnel in conflict zones
45. General issues relating to sanctions
46. Women and peace and security
47. Items relating to peacekeeping
A. No exit without strategy: Security Council decision-making and the closure or transition of United Nations peacekeeping operations
B. Strengthening cooperation with troop-contributing countries
C. Security Council Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations
D. United Nations peacekeeping
E. The importance of mine action for peacekeeping operations
48. Peace-building: towards a comprehensive approach
49. Nobel Peace Prize
50. Items relating to food and security
A. Food aid in the context of conflict settlement: Afghanistan and other crisis areas
B. Africa's food crisis as a threat to peace and security
51. Kimberley Process Certification Scheme
52. The Security Council and regional organizations: facing the new challenges to international peace and security

53. The role of the Security Council in the pacific settlement of disputes

54. Justice and the rule of law: the United Nations role
55. Briefings
 

 

 

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