- Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution Affirming Critical Role of Regional Cooperation in International Peacekeeping, Security (28 July 2014)
International, regional and subregional organizations must create partnerships that enable the international community to respond more quickly and effectively to violent conflict, the Security Council heard today, as it unanimously adopted a resolution on the importance of regional cooperation for international peace and security.
- Concerned by Fragile Security Situation in North Mali, Security Council Urges Compliance with Ceasefire, while Welcoming Commitment to Peace Talks (28 July 2014)
The Security Council today, reiterating its concern about the fragile security situation in the north of Mali, called for full respect of the ceasefire agreement of 23 May, while welcoming adoption of a road map committing the Government and armed groups of the Ouagadougou accord to hold formal peace talks.
- Security Council Voices Grave Concern over Reported Seizure of Oilfields by Terrorist Groups Operating in Syria, Iraq (28 July 2014)
The Security Council today stressed the obligation of all States to prevent and suppress the financing of terrorism, and expressed its grave concern over reports of access to and seizure of oilfields and pipelines in Syria and Iraq.
Security Council Committee Designates Entity Subject to Measures Imposed by Resolution 1718 (2006) (28 July 2014)
On 28 July 2014, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) approved the addition of the entity specified below to its Consolidated List of Individuals and Entities subject to the measures imposed by paragraphs 8 (d) and 8 (e) of resolution 1718 (2006) and paragraphs 8, 9 and 10 of resolution 2094 (2013):
Solemn Duty to Ensure Human Spirit Trumps Animosity, Armed Violence, Secretary-General Says in Message for Friendship Day (28 July 2014)
Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the International Day of Friendship, 30 July:
Partnerships Can Improve Peacekeeping through Better, More Predictable Use of Existing Mechanisms, Secretary-General Tells Security Council (28 July 2014)
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Security Council open debate on United Nations Peacekeeping: Regional Partnership and Its Evolution, in New York, today:
Press Conference by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters (9 July 2014)
Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s press conference, held in New York on 9 July:
Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for July (2 July 2014)
A ministerial-level open debate on peacekeeping and regional partnerships would be among the highlights of the Security Council’s work plan in July, Eugène-Richard Gasana (Rwanda) said at a Headquarters press conference today.
Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for June (3 June 2014)
The Security Council would tackle a wide range of topics in June through public meetings, open debates, and open and closed briefings, as well as resolutions, the organ’s President for the month said during a Headquarters press conference today.