Security Council

Security Council

15 October 2019
SC/13987

The United Nations long‑standing peacekeeping presence in Haiti closed its doors today amid mounting political and security challenges, which risk eroding strides facilitated by a generation of blue helmets, said the Organization’s senior peace operations official in a briefing to the Security Council.

15 October 2019
SC/13988

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Jerry Matthews Matjila (South Africa):

15 October 2019
SC/13986

The Security Council decided today to renew until 15 November the support provided by the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) to the Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism of Sudan and South Sudan.

14 October 2019
SC/13985

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Jerry Matthews Matjila (South Africa):

11 October 2019
SC/13984

On 11 October 2019, 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), and adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

10 October 2019
SC/13982

The international community should maintain firm support for those working hard and successfully to consolidate peace in Colombia, in light of the announced plans by some former combatants to take up arms again, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in that country told the Security Council today.

10 October 2019
SC/13983

The 1540 Committee participated in a regional parliamentary seminar on engaging parliaments of the Pacific region in the implementation of United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), during 18-20 September 2019 in Wellington.

9 October 2019
SC/13979

Spotlighting a range of positive developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the senior United Nations official in that country today urged the Security Council and other partners to support Kinshasa’s efforts to push forward tangible improvements in the lives of the Congolese people.

9 October 2019
SC/13980

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Jerry Matthews Matjila (South Africa):

9 October 2019
SC/13981

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Jerry Matthews Matjila (South Africa):

8 October 2019
SC/13975

Marking the one‑year anniversary of the signing of South Sudan’s latest peace agreement, the Security Council reaffirmed today the importance of that pact for sustained peace and stability in the country, calling for accelerated progress towards its implementation.

8 October 2019
SC/13976

The launch of a credible Constitutional Committee for Syria should be the beginning of a political process to end the conflict in that country in accordance with the legitimate aspirations of all its people, the Security Council said in a presidential statement today.

8 October 2019
SC/13978

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Jerry Matthews Matjila (South Africa):

8 October 2019
SC/13977

Condemning the recent upsurge in deadly attacks against peacekeepers in Mali, officials and delegates in the Security Council urged parties to the conflict there to step up implementation of the 2015 Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in the embattled Sahelian country.

7 October 2019
SC/13973

Support from the United Nations and its regional partners in Africa is crucial to addressing the root causes of conflict and galvanizing locally-owned, women-led peace efforts, the Security Council heard today during a far-reaching debate on the role of preventive diplomacy across the continent.

3 October 2019
SC/13970

Despite recent advances in governance and regional cooperation in the Great Lakes, insecurity and human rights abuses, particularly in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, still require urgent attention, the Secretary‑General’s Special Envoy for the region told the Security Council today.

3 October 2019
SC/13972

The Security Council heard updates today on the work of its Sudan sanctions committee, relating to ongoing localized security incidents and shifting regional dynamics that followed recent developments in Khartoum.

3 October 2019
SC/13971

Condemning all acts of migrant smuggling and human trafficking off the coast of Libya, the Security Council today renewed for a further year its authorization for Member States to inspect vessels in the area, when there are reasonable grounds to believe they are participating in the illicit activities.

2 October 2019
SC/13969

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Jerry Matthews Matjila (South Africa):

2 October 2019
SC/13968

Youth activists from Africa, sharing stories of hardship and determination and of choosing peace over conflict, called for the engagement and inclusion of millions of their peers in building a fairer, more peaceful future on the continent, as the Security Council today debated how to mobilize young people towards the African Union initiative “Silencing the Guns by 2020”.