Security Council

Security Council

21 September 2017
SC/12998

The Security Council today asked the Secretary-General to establish an independent investigative team to support domestic efforts to hold Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) accountable for its actions in Iraq.

21 September 2017
SC/12999-PKO/671

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

21 September 2017
SC/12999-PKO/671

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

21 September 2017
SC/13000

The de-escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula should flow from the lessons generated by the diplomacy that shaped the agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme, speakers in the Security Council said today.

21 September 2017
SC/13001

On 6 September 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic held its first open briefing since its establishment to all Member States on the midterm report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic and on national implementation of sanctions measures by regional States.  The meeting was held in pursuance of paragraph 20 of resolution 2339 (2017), by which the Security Council encouraged the Chair to hold regular consultations with concerned Member States, international and regional and subregional organizations, in particular neighbouring and regional States, in order to ensure full implementation of sanctions measures.

21 September 2017
SC/13002

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

20 September 2017
SC/12996

The “primacy of politics” — including through mediation, ceasefire monitoring and assisting in the implementation of peace accords — should be the hallmark of the United Nations approach to resolving conflict, by the terms of a resolution adopted by the Security Council today.

19 September 2017
SC/12995

On 7 September 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo met with the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, whose mandate was extended on 21 June 2017 to 1 August 2018 pursuant to resolution 2360 (2017).

15 September 2017
SC/12994-DC/3736

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tekeda Alemu (Ethiopia):

14 September 2017
SC/12991

The Security Council decided unanimously today to extend the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 September 2018 as an integrated special political mission.

14 September 2017
SC/12992

The Security Council today approved the Secretary-General’s recommendations regarding the size, operational aspects and mandate of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.

14 September 2017
SC/12993

While moving forward with its reconfiguration efforts, the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) remained focused on the implementation of its key strategic priorities, including the protection of civilians, the Security Council heard today as it took up the Secretary-General’s latest report on that mission (document S/2017/776).

13 September 2017
SC/12988

Expressing deep concern about the political impasse in Guinea-Bissau, the Security Council today called upon the West African nation’s leaders to engage in genuine dialogue, find common ground and implement the Conakry Agreement of 14 October 2016, including by appointing a consensus Prime Minister, as required by that accord.

13 September 2017
SC/12989

Hard-won Gains in Somalia could be swept away without predictable funding to ensure continued support for joint efforts to stamp out the Al-Shabaab terrorist group, as well as corruption and instability, the Security Council heard today.

13 September 2017
SC/12990

Recent progress against Boko Haram notwithstanding, Africa’s Lake Chad Basin continued to suffer a “staggering” and under-funded humanitarian crisis, the United Nations political affairs chief told the Security Council today, warning that Governments across the region had been forced to divert already scarce resources to fight terrorism and other security challenges.

12 September 2017
SC/12986

On 8 September 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan was briefed by the Coordinator and two members of the Panel of Experts on the Sudan in connection with the Panel’s first report, which was submitted in accordance with paragraph 2 of resolution 2340 (2017).

12 September 2017
SC/12985

Extolling the virtues of a strong partnership between the United Nations and the African Union, members of the Security Council today suggested ways in which to further enhance peace and security operations and foster progress in advancing common goals.

12 September 2017
SC/12987

On 12 September 2017, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al‑Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities removed the name below from the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.

12 September 2017
SC/12984

Many points of convergence on South Sudan, the Lake Chad Basin and Somalia had emerged during the Security Council’s eleventh joint consultative meeting with the African Union Peace and Security Council in Addis Ababa from 5 to 9 September, Ethiopia’s representative said as he briefed members today.

11 September 2017
SC/12981

The new mission that would oversee the next phase of the 2016 peace agreement between the Government of Colombia and the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP) is on track to begin its activities as scheduled on 26 September, the Head of the United Nations Mission in that country told the Security Council today.