Security Council

Security Council

29 December 2017
SC/13150

On 28 December 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan held informal consultations to consider the final report of the Panel of Experts, submitted in accordance with paragraph 2 of resolution 2340 (2017).

28 December 2017
SC/13146

On 11 December 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo received a briefing from the Coordinator of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Group’s midterm report in pursuance of paragraph 6 of resolution 2360 (2017).

28 December 2017
SC/13147

On 4 December 2017, during its informal consultations with the Panel of Experts, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic drew attention to the recommendation contained in paragraph 256 (a) of the final report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic dated 6 December 2017 (document S/2017/1023), which is available on the Committee’s website (www.un.org/sc/suborg/en/sanctions/2127/panel-of-experts/reports).

28 December 2017
SC/13148

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):

28 December 2017
SC/13149

On 28 December 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) designated the following four vessels pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 2375 (2017):

26 December 2017
SC/13144

On 26 December 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 entry below from the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities after concluding its consideration of the de-listing request for this name submitted through the Office of the Ombudsperson established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1904 (2009), and after considering the Comprehensive Report of the Ombudsperson on this de-listing request.

26 December 2017
SC/13145

On 26 December 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 enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo, set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017), adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

22 December 2017
SC/13141

Condemning, in the strongest terms, the launch of a ballistic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 28 November 2017, the Security Council today further tightened sanctions on the country, severely restricting fuel imports and other trade, as well as the ability of its citizens to work abroad.

22 December 2017
SC/13143

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):

21 December 2017
SC/13134-ENV/DEV/1830-PKO/700

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):

21 December 2017
SC/13135

The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations force that monitors the Disengagement of Forces Agreement between Syria and Israel in the Golan Heights, for a period of six months, until 30 June 2018.

21 December 2017
SC/13136

The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the Counter‑Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), the expert body that supports the Council’s counter-terrorism architecture until December 2021.

21 December 2017
SC/13138

Expressing grave concern over risks posed by foreign terrorist fighters returning from conflict zones, the Security Council today urged Member States to strengthen their efforts to stem the threat through measures on border control, criminal justice, information‑sharing and counter‑extremism.

21 December 2017
SC/13139

The Security Council today reaffirmed its commitment to enhance the effectiveness of the United Nations in addressing conflict at all stages, from prevention and settlement of disputes to post‑conflict peacebuilding, employing a context‑specific response and utilizing the full range of tools available.

21 December 2017
SC/13140

Partnership and resources were key to ensuring that every peacekeeping mission was supported by properly‑trained, well‑equipped and motivated troops and police, a senior peacekeeping official told the Council today as it discussed how best to fill critical capability gaps.

21 December 2017
SC/13137

After four decades of conflict in Afghanistan, a convincing peace process was still not assured, the top United Nations official for that country told the Security Council today, calling on the Taliban to express a clear willingness to begin negotiations.

20 December 2017
SC/13133

On 20 December 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2048 (2012) removed the name below from the 2048 Committee Sanctions List.

20 December 2017
SC/13131

Prevention and development must be at the centre of all efforts to address both the quantitative and qualitative changes that were emerging in threats around the world, the Secretary‑General of the United Nations told the Security Council today, as some 60 Member States participated in an all‑day debate tackling complex contemporary challenges to international peace and security.

19 December 2017
SC/13127

The Security Council today renewed the authorization for cross‑border and cross‑conflict‑line humanitarian access to Syria for a further 12 months, until 10 January 2019.

19 December 2017
SC/13128

Disappointed with the outcome of the just‑concluded eighth round of talks in Geneva, the Secretary‑General’s Special Envoy for Syria told the Security Council today that the agenda had not moved forward and that the opportunity for real negotiations had been missed.