Security Council: Press Release

20 January 2021
SC/14417

Syria is experiencing the calmest period of its decade-long conflict, but the political process has yet to deliver substantive results for the Syrian people nor a real vision for the future, the senior United Nations mediator for the conflict told the Security Council during a 20 January videoconference meeting.

18 January 2021
SC/14416

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tarek Ladeb (Tunisia):

18 January 2021
SC/14415

On 18 January 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following individuals from its List of Individuals and Entities subject to the assets freeze set out by paragraphs 19 and 23 of Security Council resolution 1483 (2003) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

18 January 2021
SC/14413

Today’s challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, are a reminder of the wisdom of those who drafted the Charter of the United Nations 75 years ago, enshrining the potential role of regional arrangements in the maintenance of international peace and security, the Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs told the Security Council today.

18 January 2021
SC/14414

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tarek Ladeb (Tunisia):

15 January 2021
SC/14412

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tarek Ladeb (Tunisia):

14 January 2021
SC/14411

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tarek Ladeb (Tunisia):

14 January 2021
SC/14410

The United States’ decision on 10 January to designate the Houthi militia as a foreign terrorist organization risks accelerating Yemen’s slide into large-scale famine, speakers warned today during a Security Council videoconference meeting that reviewed the situation in the Middle East nation, scene of what the United Nations calls the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

13 January 2021
SC/14409

Despite a resurgence of COVID-19 and delays in Mali’s political transition following the August 2020 coup d’état, a newly revised Transitional Road Map and strong international support are cause for cautious hope, the senior United Nations official in the country told the Security Council during a videoconference meeting today.

12 January 2021
SC/14408

Marking the twentieth anniversary of the landmark anti-terrorism resolution adopted in the wake of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States, the Security Council today renewed its determination to further strengthen the unified and coordinated international response against those heinous acts.