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Chairmanship of the Informal Working Group

On 31 January 2006 (S/2006/66) the Security Council decided to end the monthly rotation of the chairmanship of the Working Group. Since then, the Working Group has been chaired by a member of the Security Council for an extended period. The most recent chairmen of the Working Group are listed below:

H.E. Mrs. María Cristina Perceval

Argentina

2 January 2013 to 31 December 2014

H.E. Mr. José Filipe Moraes Cabral

Portugal

3 January 2012 to 31 December 2012

H.E. Mr. Ivan Barbalić

Bosnia and Herzegovina

4 January 2011 to 31 December 2011

H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu / H.E. Mr. Tsuneo Nishida

Japan

31 January 2010 – 31 December 2010

H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu

Japan

6 January 2009 – 31 December 2009

H.E. Mr. Ricardo Alberto Arias

Panama

3 January 2008 – 31 December 2008

H.E. Mr. Peter Burian

Slovakia

18 January 2007 – 31 December 2007

H.E. Mr. Kenzo Oshima

Japan

31 January 2006 – 31 December 2006








Statements by the Chairman of the Informal Working Group

The Chairman of the Working Group occasionally delivers statements, either in his national capacity or as Chairman of the Working Group, regarding the activities and achievements of the Working Group:

Statement by H.E. Mrs. María Cristina Perceval, in her national capacity as the representative of Argentina, at the 7285th meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

23 October 2014

Statement by H.E. Mrs. María Cristina Perceval, in her national capacity as the representative of Argentina, at the 7052nd meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

29 October 2013

Statement by H.E. Mr. José Filipe Moraes Cabral, as outgoing Chairman of the Working Group, at the 6881st meeting of the Security Council PDF document

7 December 2012

Statement by H.E. Mr. Ivan Barbalić, as outgoing Chairman of the Working Group, at the 6686th meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

14 December 2011

Statement by H.E. Mr. Tsuneo Nishida as outgoing Chairman of the Working Group, at the 6457th meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

20 December 2010

Statement by H.E. Mr. Yukio Takasu, in his national capacity as the representative of Japan, at the 6300 meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

22 April 2010

Statement by H.E. Mr. Ricardo Alberto Arias, as outgoing Chairman of the Working Group, at the 6043rd meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

15 December 2008

Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Burian, as outgoing Chairman of the Working Group, at the 5806th meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

17 December 2007

Statement by H.E. Mr. Peter Burian, in his capacity as Chairman of the Working Group, to the informal plenary meeting of the General Assembly on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters related to the Security Council. PDF document

3 May 2007

Statement by H.E. Mr. Kenzo Oshima, as outgoing Chairman of the Working Group, at the 5601st  meeting of the Security Council. PDF document

20 December 2006

Statement by H.E. Mr. Kenzo Oshima, in his capacity as Chairman of the Working Group, to the plenary meeting of the General Assembly on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters related to the Security Council. PDF document

20 July 2006

Press statement by H.E. Mr. Kenzo Oshima, following the adoption of the Note by the President S/2006/507. PDF document

19 July 2006

Statement by H.E. Mr. Kenzo Oshima, in his capacity as Chairman of the Working Group, to the meeting of the General Assembly’s Open-ended Working Group on the Question of Equitable Representation on and Increase in the Membership of the Security Council and Other Matters related to the Security Council. PDF document

20 April 2006