VTCs and meetings of the Security Council members and outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020 - April 2021)

Letters by the President of the Security Council on provisional measures and working methods

2021 January 2021
(Tunisia)
S/2021/18
February 2021
(United Kingdom)
S/2021/106
March 2021
(United States)
S/2021/245
April 2021
(Viet Nam)
S/2021/326
   
2020 September 2020
(Niger)
S/2020/877
October 2020
(Russian Federation)
S/2020/966
November 2020
(Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)
S/2020/1077
December 2020
(South Africa)
S/2020/1163
   
March 2020
(China)
S/2020/253
April 2020
(Dominican Republic)
S/2020/273
May 2020
(Estonia)
S/2020/372
June 2020
(France)
S/2020/490
July 2020
(Germany)
S/2020/639
August 2020
(Indonesia)
S/2020/778

Records

(in reverse chronological order)

Note: Resolutions and compilations of VTC written statements are posted online through the United Nations Official Document System with some delay due to extended processing times during the COVID-19 pandemic

* Denotes in-person session of the Council

2021


Date Subject Written record Recording  Press release Outcome/Vote        
8 April Maintenance of international peace and security: Mine action [open]
Concept note (S/2021/284)
Briefing by the Secretary-General
Briefing by Mr. Daniel Craig (UN Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards)

Briefing by Ms. Michelle Yeoh (UNDP Goodwill Ambassador)
Briefing by Ms. Thi Dieu Linh Nguyen (RENEW)
      S/PRST/2021/8
6 April Middle East (Syria chemical weapons) [open]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 90th monthly OPCW report (S/2021/305)
Briefing by USG Nakamitsu
S/2021/337 Webcast SC/14488  
6 April MINUSMA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/299)
Letter dated 25 March from the Secretary-General(S/2021/300)
Briefing by USG Lacroix
S/2021/336 Webcast SC/14487  
1 April Programme of work [closed]   Webcast Press conference  
31 March Myanmar [closed]        
30 March 1540 Committee [open] S/2021/325 Webcast SC/14481  
30 March MONUSCO [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/274)
Briefing by SRSG Keita
S/2021/316 Webcast SC/14480 Press statement
29 March Middle East (Syria humanitarian) [open]
Briefing by USG Lowcock
Briefing by Executive Director Fore (UNICEF)
S/2021/315 Webcast SC/14479  
26 March Non-proliferation/DPRK [open] S/2021/303 Webcast SC/14478 S/RES/2569(2021)
15-0-0
S/2021/296
25 March UNDOF [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/282)
       
25 March 1591 Committee [open] S/2021/308 Webcast SC/14477  
25 March Middle East (2334) [open]
Briefing by SC Wennesland
S/2021/302 Webcast SC/14476  
24 March UNSMIL/Libya sanctions [open + closed]
Briefing by SESG Kubiš
Final report of the Panel of Experts on Libya (S/2021/229)
S/2021/292 Webcast SC/14475  
24 March The question concerning Haiti [open]   Webcast SC/14474 S/PRST/2021/7
23 March UNAMA [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/252)
Briefing by SRSG Lyons
S/2021/291 Webcast SC/14472  
18 March 1701 report [closed]        
16 March Middle East (Yemen)
[open + closed]
S/2021/266 Webcast SC/14470  
15 March Middle East (Syria political) [open]
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
Briefing by Mr. Bernard Duhaime (WGEID)
S/2021/265 Webcast SC/14469  
12 March The situation in Libya   Webcast SC/14468 S/PRST/2021/6
12 March The situation in Somalia S/2021/260 Webcast SC/14467 S/RES/2568(2021)
15-0-0
S/2021/255
Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan S/2021/259 SC/14466 S/RES/2567(2021)
15-0-0
S/2021/254
The situation in the Central African Republic S/2021/258 SC/14465 S/RES/2566(2021)
14-0-1
S/2021/253
11 March Maintenance of international peace and security: Food security [open]
Concept note (S/2021/217)
Briefing by the Secretary-General
Briefing by Executive Director Beasley (WFP)
S/2021/250 Webcast SC/14463  
10 March Myanmar [open]   Webcast   S/PRST/2021/5
10 March OSCE Chairperson-in-Office [open] S/2021/256 Webcast SC/14461  
9 March UNITAMS [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/199)
Briefing by SRSG Perthes
Briefing by USG Khare
S/2021/246 Webcast SC/14460  
5 March Myanmar [closed]        
4 March Middle East (Syria chemical weapons) [open + closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 89th monthly OPCW report (S/2021/200)
Briefing by USG Nakamitsu
S/2021/226 Webcast SC/14458  
3 March UNMISS [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/172)
Briefing by SRSG Shearer
S/2021/219 Webcast SC/14457  
2 March TCC/UNMISS [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/172)
       
1 March Programme of work [closed]     Press conference  
26 February Maintenance of international peace and security [open] S/2021/204 Webcast SC/14454 S/RES/2565(2021)
15-0-0
S/2021/195
26 February Middle East [open + closed]
Briefing by SC Wennesland
  Webcast SC/14453  
25 February The situation in the Middle East [open] S/2021/194 Webcast SC/14452 S/RES/2564(2021)
14-0-1
S/2021/189
25 February The situation in Somalia [open] S/2021/193   SC/14451 S/RES/2563(2021)
15-0-0
S/2021/188
25 February 1718 Committee [closed]        
25 February 751 Committee [open] S/2021/207 Webcast SC/14450  
25 February Middle East (Syria humanitarian) [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/160)
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2021/206 Webcast SC/14448  
24 February MINUSCA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/146)
Briefing by USG Lacroix
S/2021/187 Webcast SC/14447  
23 February Maintenance of international peace and security: Climate and security [open]
Concept note (S/2021/155)
Opening remarks by Sir David Attenborough
Briefing by the Secretary-General
Briefing by Ms. Nisreen Elsaim (UN Secretary-General's Youth Advisory Group on Climate and Security)
S/2021/198 Webcast
Additional statements
SC/14445  
22 February BINUH [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/133)
S/2021/174 Webcast SC/14442  
22 February Somalia [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/154)
Briefing by SRSG Swan
Briefing by SRCC Madeira (AMISOM)
S/2021/173 Webcast SC/14441  
18 February Middle East (Yemen)/2140 Committee [open + closed]
Briefing by SESG Griffiths
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2021/167 Webcast SC/14439  
17 February Maintenance of international peace and security: Implementation of resolution 2532 (2020) [open]
Concept note (S/2021/138)
Briefing by the Secretary-General
Briefing by Executive Director Fore (UNICEF)
S/2021/157 Webcast SC/14438  
16 February UNAMI [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/93)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/120)
Briefing by SRSG Hennis-Plasschaert
S/2021/152 Webcast SC/14437  
11 February Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan [open]
Final report of the Panel of Experts on the Sudan (1591) (S/2021/40)
S/2021/136 Webcast SC/14435 S/RES/2562(2021)
15-0-0
S/2021/131
11 February Letter dated 13 April 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2014/264) [open]
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
S/2021/159 Webcast SC/14434  
10 February Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/98)
Briefing by USG Voronkov
Briefing by ASG Coninsx
S/2021/140 Webcast SC/14433  
9 February The situation in Libya [open] S/2021/110 Webcast SC/14432 S/PRST/2021/4
9 February Middle East (Syria political) [closed]        
4 February Middle East (Syria chemical weapons) [open + closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 88th monthly OPCW report (S/2021/84)
Briefing by USG Nakamitsu
S/2021/109 Webcast SC/14429  
3 February Peace consolidation in West Africa [open]   Webcast SC/14428 S/PRST/2021/3
2 February Myanmar [closed]        
1 February Programme of work [closed]     Press conference  
29 January Cooperation between the UN and regional and subregional organizations (League of Arab States) [open]     SC/14427 S/PRST/2021/2
29 January The situation in Cyprus [open] S/2021/99 Webcast SC/14426 S/RES/2561(2021)
15-0-0
S/2021/96
28 January UNSMIL [open+closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/62)
Briefing by Acting SRSG Williams
S/2021/97 Webcast SC/14424  
27 January UNRCCA [closed]        
26 January Middle East [open]
Briefing by SC Wennesland
S/2021/91 Webcast SC/14423  
25 January Maintenance of international peace and security: Follow up on the implementation of resolution 2532 (2020) [open]
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
Briefing by USG Lacroix
Briefing by USG Lowcock
Briefing by USG Khare
S/2021/90 Webcast SC/14422  
21 January Colombia [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1301)
Briefing by SRSG Massieu
S/2021/77 Webcast SC/14419  
21 January Central African Republic [open + closed]
Briefing by SRSG Ndiaye
S/2021/76 Webcast SC/14418  
20 January Middle East (Syria political/humanitarian) [open]
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2021/75 Webcast SC/14417  
19 January UNFICYP [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/4)
Report of the Secretary-General
(S/2021/5)
       
18 January Cooperation between the UN and regional and subregional organizations (League of Arab States)
Concept note (S/2020/1316)
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
S/2021/66 Webcast SC/14413  
14 January TCC/UNFICYP [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2021/4)
Report of the Secretary-General
(S/2021/5)
       
14 January Middle East (Yemen) [open + closed]
Briefing by SESG Griffiths
Briefing by USG Lowcock
Briefing by Executive Director Beasley (WFP)
S/2021/56 Webcast SC/14410  
13 January MINUSMA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1281)
Letter dated 23 December from the Secretary-General (S/2020/1282)
S/2021/47 Webcast SC/14409  
12 January Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts: International cooperation in combating terrorism 20 years after the adoption of resolution 1373 (2001) [public]
Concept note (S/2020/1315)
Briefing by USG Voronkov
Briefing by ASG Coninsx
S/2021/48 Webcast SC/14408 S/PRST/2021/1
11 January UNOWAS [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1293)
S/2021/43 Webcast SC/14406  
6 January Maintenance of international peace and security: challenges of maintaining peace and security in fragile contexts [open]
Concept note (S/2020/1296)
Briefing by the Secretary-General
S/2021/24 Webcast SC/14405  
5 January Middle East (Syria chemical weapons) [open + closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 87th monthly OPCW report (S/2020/1300)
Briefing by USG Nakamitsu
S/2021/22 Webcast SC/14404  
4 January Programme of work [closed]                           Webcast Press conference  

2020


Date Subject Written record Recording Press release Outcome/Vote
29 December Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts [open] S/2020/1311 Webcast SC/14403 S/RES/2560 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1305
22 December Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan [open] S/2020/1280 Webcast SC/14401 S/RES/2559 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1276
22 December Non-proliferation [open]
Letter dated 3 December 2020 from the Security Council Facilitator for the implementation of resolution 2231 (2015) (S/2020/1164)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1177)
Letter dated 17 December 2020 from the Security Council Facilitator for the implementation of resolution 2231 (2015) (S/2020/1244)
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
S/2020/1324 Webcast SC/14400  
21 December MINURSO [closed]        
21 December Peacebuilding and sustaining peace [open] S/2020/1273 Webcast SC/14399 S/RES/2558 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1269
21 December Middle East (2334) [open + closed]
Briefing by SC Mladenov
S/2020/1275 Webcast SC/14398  
21 December The promotion and strengthening of the rule of law: Strengthening the cooperation between the Security Council and the International Court of Justice [open]     SC/14397 S/PRST/2020/13
18 December Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts [open] S/2020/1266 Webcast SC/14396 S/RES/2557 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1254
18 December The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of Congo [open] S/2020/1265 Webcast SC/14395 S/RES/2556 (2020)
14-0-1
S/2020/1253
18 December The situation in the Middle East [open] S/2020/1263 Webcast SC/14393 S/RES/2555 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1252
18 December The promotion and strengthening of the rule of law: Strengthening the cooperation between the Security Council and the International Court of Justice [open]
Concept note (S/2020/1194)
S/2020/1286 Webcast SC/14392
 
 
17 December UNAMA [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1182)
Briefing by SRSG Lyons
S/2020/1274 Webcast SC/14391  
16 December SC subsidiary organs [open] S/2020/1258   SC/14389  
16 December Syria (political/humanitarian) [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1195)
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
Briefing by  USG Lowcock
S/2020/1257 Webcast SC/14387  
15 December UNMISS/South Sudan sanctions [open/closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1180)
Briefing by SRSG Shearer
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2020/1237 Webcast SC/14386  
15 December UNSMIL [closed]        
14 December IRMCT [open] S/2020/1236 Webcast SC/14385  
14 December Middle East (Yemen) [closed]       Press statement
11 December UNDOF [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1159)
       
11 December 1591 Committee [open] S/2020/1235 Webcast SC/14381  
11 December Middle East (Syria chemical weapons) [open + closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 86th monthly OPCW report (S/2020/1152)
Briefing by Director-General Arias (OPCW)
S/2020/1202 Webcast SC/14380  
10 December UNITAD [open + closed]
Letter dated 11 November 2020 from the Special Adviser and Head of UNITAD (S/2020/1107)
S/2020/1193 Webcast SC/14379  
10 December ICC Sudan [open]
Briefing by ICC Prosecutor Bensouda
S/2020/1192 Webcast SC/14378  
9 December UNOCA/LRA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1154)
Briefing by SRSG Fall
S/2020/1188 Webcast SC/14377  
8 December TCC/UNDOF [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1159)
       
8 December UNITAMS [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1155)
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
Briefing by USG Lacroix
Briefing by
USG Khare
S/2020/1183 Webcast SC/14376  
7 December MONUSCO* [consultations]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1150)
       
7 December The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of Congo* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1150)
S/PV.8778 Webcast SC/14374  
4 December The situation in Somalia [open] S/2020/1173   SC/14373 S/RES/2554 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1170
4 December Cooperation between the UN and regional and subregional organizations (African Union) [open]
Concept note (S/2020/1146)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/898)
Briefing by the Secretary-General
S/2020/1179 Webcast SC/14372
SC/14371
S/PRST/2020/12
S/PRST/2020/11
3 December Maintenance of international peace and security: security sector reform [open] S/2020/1167 Webcast SC/14370 S/RES/2553 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1166
3 December Maintenance of international peace and security: security sector reform [open]
Concept note (S/2020/1145)
Briefing by ASG Keita
Briefing by ASG Zouev
S/2020/1176 Webcast    
2 December TCC/MONUSCO [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1150)
       
1 December Programme of work [closed]     Press conference  
30 November 1718 Committee [closed]        
25 November Middle East (Syria political + humanitarian) [open + closed] S/2020/1147 Webcast SC/14366  
24 November UNAMI [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1089)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1099)
S/2020/1144 Webcast SC/14364  
23 November 1267/1989/2253 Committee
1373 Committee
1540 Committee
[open]
S/2020/1143 Webcast SC/14363  
23 November Somalia [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1113)
S/2020/1136 Webcast SC/14362  
19 November UNSMIL [open + closed] S/2020/1129 Webcast SC/14361  
18 November Middle East, including the Palestinian question [open + closed]
Briefing by SC Mladenov
S/2020/1128 Webcast SC/14360  
17 November 1701 report* [consultations]        
17 November The situation in Mali* [briefing] S/PV.8777 Webcast SC/14359  
16 November Peace and security in Africa (G5 Sahel) [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1074)
  Webcast SC/14358  
12 November Elections of five members of the International Court of Justice* [resumed meeting]
Note by the Secretary-General regarding the list of nominations by national groups (S/2020/615)
Memorandum by the Secretary-General regarding the election of members of the ICJ (S/2020/618)
Note by the Secretary-General regarding the curricula vitae of the candidates nominated by national groups (S/2020/619)
S/PV.8773   SC/14357  
12 November The situation in the Central African Republic* [adoption] S/PV.8776 Webcast SC/14356 S/RES/2552 (2020)
15-0-0
12 November The situation in Somalia* [adoption]
Letter dated 28 September 2020 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) concerning Somalia (S/2020/949)
S/PV.8775 Webcast SC/14355 S/RES/2551 (2020)
13-0-2
12 November Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan* [adoption] S/PV.8774 Webcast SC/14354 S/RES/2550 (2020)
15-0-0
11 November Elections of five members of the International Court of Justice*
Note by the Secretary-General regarding the list of nominations by national groups (S/2020/615)
Memorandum by the Secretary-General regarding the election of members of the ICJ (S/2020/618)
Note by the Secretary-General regarding the curricula vitae of the candidates nominated by national groups (S/2020/619)
S/PV.8773 Webcast SC/14353  
11 November Middle East (Yemen) [open + closed]
Briefing by SESG Griffiths
Briefing by USG Lowcock
Briefing by Executive Director Beasley (WFP)
S/2020/1109 Webcast SC/14352  
10 November ICC Libya [open]
Briefing by ICC Prosecutor Bensouda
S/2020/1108 Webcast SC/14351  
5 November Syria (chemical weapons) [open + closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 85th monthly OPCW report (S/2020/1056)
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting notes by the OPCW Technical Secretariat (S/2020/1082)
Briefing by USG Nakamitsu
S/2020/1088 Webcast SC/14348  
5 November The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina S/2020/1087   SC/14347 S/RES/2549 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/1085
5 November Bosnia and Herzegovina [open]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 58th monthly report of the High Representative for Implementation of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia and Herzegovina (S/2020/1052)
Briefing by High Representative Inzko
S/2020/1103 Webcast    
4 November TCC/MINUSCA [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/994)
       
4 November United Nations peacekeeping operations: Police Commissioners [open]
Briefing by ASG Zuev
Briefing by PC Therriault (MINUJUSTH)
Briefing by PC Vuniwaqa (UNMISS)
Briefing by PC Champion (MONUSCO)
Briefing by PC Yacouba (MINUSMA)
S/2020/1092 Webcast SC/14346  
3 November Peacebuilding and sustaining peace:  Contemporary Drivers of Conflict and Insecurity [open]
Concept note (S/2020/1064)
Briefing by Ambassador Akram (President of ECOSOC)
S/2020/1090 Webcast SC/14345  
2 November Programme of work [closed]     Press conference  
30 October Women, peace, and security S/2020/1076 Webcast   5-0-10
S/2020/1066
30 October Western Sahara (MINURSO) S/2020/1075 Webcast SC/14342 S/RES/2548 (2020)
13-0-2
S/2020/1063
29 October Women, peace, and security [open]
Concept note (S/2020/1014)
Briefing by ED Mlambo-Ngcuka (UN Women)
Briefing by Ms. Gurira (UN Women)
Briefing by Ms. Emelianova (UNISFA)
Briefing by Ms. Yaftali (WCLRF)
 
S/2020/1084 Webcast SC/14341  
28 October 1559 report [closed]        
28 October 751 Committee [open] S/2020/1079 Webcast SC/14340  
28 October ICJ briefing [closed]        
27 October Middle East (Syria) [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1031)
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2020/1049 Webcast SC/14337  
26 October Middle East [open]
Briefing by SC Mladenov
S/2020/1055 Webcast SC/14336  
22 October Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/1019)
Briefing by USG Lacroix
Briefing by SESG Onanga-Anyanga
S/PV.8772 Webcast SC/14335  
21 October UNMIK [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/964)
S/2020/1040 Webcast SC/14334  
20 October Maintenance of international peace and security: Comprehensive review of the situation in the Persian Gulf region [open]
Concept note (S/2020/1013)
Briefing by the Secretary-General
S/2020/1037 Webcast SC/14333  
19 October Maintenance of international peace and security* [consultations]        
19 October MINUSCA* [consultations]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/994)
       
19 October The situation in the Central African Republic* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/994)
Briefing by SRSG Ndiaye
S/PV.8771 Webcast SC/14331  
15 October Middle East (Yemen)* [consultations]        
15 October The situation in the Middle East* [briefing]
Briefing by SESG Griffiths
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/PV.8770 Webcast SC/14328  
15 October The situation in Mali* [adoption] S/PV.8769 Webcast SC/14327 S/PRST/2020/10
15 October The question concerning Haiti* [adoption]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/944)
S/PV.8768 Webcast SC/14326 S/RES/2547 (2020)
13-0-2
14 October Colombia [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/943)
Briefing by SRSG Massieu
S/2020/1023 Webcast SC/14325  
14 October MINURSO [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/938)
       
13 October The situation in the Great Lakes region* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/951)
Briefing by SESG Huang
S/PV.8767 Webcast SC/14324  
12 October TCC/MINURSO [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/938)
       
9 October The situation in Cyprus* [adoption] S/PV.8766 Webcast SC/14322 S/PRST/2020/9
9 October Cyprus* [consultations]        
8 October The situation in Mali* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/952)
Briefing by SRSG Annadif
S/PV.8765 Webcast SC/14320  
6 October MONUSCO/DRC sanctions [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/919)
Briefing by SRSG Zerrougui
S/2020/987 Webcast SC/14319  
5 October The situation in the Middle East* [briefing]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 84th monthly OPCW report (S/2020/961)
S/PV.8764 Webcast SC/14318  
5 October BINUH [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/944)
S/2020/979 Webcast SC/14317  
2 October UNDOF* [consultations]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/945)
       
2 October Maintenance of international peace and security* [adoption]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/876)
S/PV.8763 Webcast SC/14316 S/RES/2546 (2020)
15-0-0
1 October Programme of work* [consultations]     Press conference  
29 September Middle East* [consultations]        
29 September The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question* [briefing]
Briefing by SC Mladenov
S/PV.8762 Webcast SC/14315  
25 September UNITAMS* [consultations]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/912)
       
25 September Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/912)
Briefing by USG Lacroix
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
S/PV.8761 Webcast SC/14314  
25 September Identical letters dated 19 January 2016 from the Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council (S/2016/53)* [adoption] S/PV.8760 Webcast SC/14313 S/RES/2545 (2020)
15-0-0
24 September Maintenance of international peace and security: Global governance post COVID-19 [open]
Concept note (S/2020/883)
Briefing by the Secretary-General
S/2020/953 Webcast SC/14312  
18 September UNITAD [open] S/2020/920   SC/14311 S/RES/2544 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/917
18 September Syria (political situation) [open]
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
S/2020/936   SC/14309  
17 September Protection of civilians in armed conflict [open] S/2020/930 Webcast SC/14308  
17 September Maintenance of international peace and security: Humanitarian effects of environmental degradation and peace and security [open]
Concept note (S/2020/882)
S/2020/929 Webcast SC/14307  
16 September Syria (humanitarian situation) [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/813)
S/2020/915 Webcast SC/14306  
16 September UNMISS [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/890)
S/2020/914 Webcast SC/14305  
15 September 1591 Commitee [open] S/2020/913 Webcast SC/14304  
15 September The situation in Afghanistan*
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/809)
S/PV.8759 Webcast SC/14303 S/RES/2543 (2020)
15-0-0
15 September The situation in Libya*
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/832)
S/PV.8758 Webcast SC/14302 S/RES/2542 (2020)
13-0-2
15 September The situation in the Middle East*
Briefing by SESG Griffiths
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/PV.8757 Webcast SC/14301  
14 September United Nations peacekeeping operations [open]
Briefing by USG Lacroix
S/2020/911 Webcast SC/14300  
11 September Myanmar [closed]        
10 September Syria (chemical weapons) [open]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 83rd monthly OPCW report (S/2020/871)
S/2020/902   SC/14298  
10 September Children and armed conflict*
Concept note (S/2020/881)
S/PV.8756 Webcast SC/14297 S/PRST/2020/8
9 September Maintenance of international peace and security [open]
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
Briefing by USG Lacroix
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2020/897 Webcast SC/14296  
8 September Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and sub-regional organisations: Role of the International Organisation of La Francophonie [open]
Concept note (S/2020/880)
S/2020/893 Webcast SC/14295  
3 September UNAMA [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/809)
Briefing by SRSG Lyons
S/2020/891 Webcast SC/14294  
2 September UNSMIL/Libya sanctions [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/832)
S/2020/879 Webcast SC/14293  
1 September Programme of work [closed]     Press conference  
31 August Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist attacks S/2020/870 Webcast SC/14292 14-1-0
S/2020/865
31 August The situation in Mali S/2020/867 Webcast SC/14291 S/RES/2541 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/859
28 August The situation in Somalia S/2020/858   SC/14290 S/RES/2540 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/854
28 August The situation in the Middle East S/2020/857   SC/14289 S/RES/2539 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/853
28 August United Nations peacekeeping operations S/2020/856   SC/14288 S/RES/2538 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/851
27 August 1718 committee [closed]        
27 August Syria (humanitarian situation) [open]
Briefing by Acting ASG Rajasingham
S/2020/866 Webcast SC/14286  
26 August UNAMI [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/753)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/792)
Briefing by SRSG Hennis-Plasschaert
S/2020/845 Webcast SC/14285  
25 August Middle East, including the Palestinian question [open + closed]
Briefing by SC Mladenov
S/2020/837 Part 1:
Webcast
Part 2:
Webcast
SC/14284  
24 August Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist attacks [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/774)
S/2020/836 Webcast SC/14282  
20 August Somalia* [consultations]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/798)
       
20 August The situation in Somalia* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/798)
Briefing by SRSG Swan
S/PV.8755 Webcast SC/14281  
19 August Mali [closed]        
19 August Syria (political situation) [open] S/2020/823 Webcast SC/14278  
18 August Middle East/Yemen [closed]       Press elements
14 August Non-proliferation [open] S/2020/805 Webcast SC/14277 2-2-11
S/2020/803
12 August Peacebuilding and sustaining peace: Pandemics and the challenges of sustaining peace [open] S/2020/799 Webcast SC/14275  
11 August The situation in the Middle East (1701 Report/UNIFIL) [closed]        
10 August TCC/UNIFIL [closed]
Letter of 29 July from the Secretary-General (S/2020/760)
       
10 August UNIOGBIS* [consultations]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/755)
       
10 August The situation in Guinea-Bissau* [briefing]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/755)
Briefing by SRSG Coulibaly
Briefing by Executive Director Waly (UNODC)
S/PV.8754 Webcast SC/14274  
6 August Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts: linkage of counterterrorism and transnational organized crime [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/754)
Concept note (S/2020/764)
Briefing by USG Voronkov
Briefing by Executive Director Waly (UNODC)
S/2020/791 Webcast SC/14273  
5 August Syria (chemical weapons [closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 82nd monthly OPCW report (S/2020/769)
       
3 August Programme of work [closed]     Press conference  
29 July Syria (humanitarian situation) [open + closed]
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2020/758 Webcast SC/14268  
28 July Middle East (Yemen)* [consultations]        
28 July The situation in the Middle East (Yemen)* [briefing]
Briefing by SESG Griffiths
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/PV.8753 Webcast SC/14266  
28 July Peace consolidation in West Africa* [adoption]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/585)
S/PV.8752 Webcast SC/14265 S/PRST/2020/7
28 July The situation in Cyprus* [adoption]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/682)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/685)
S/PV.8751 Webcast SC/14264 S/RES/2537 (2020)
15-0-0
28 July The situation in the Central African Republic* [adoption]
Letter of 8 July from the PoE on the Central African Republic (S/2020/662)
S/PV.8750 Webcast SC/14263 S/RES/2536 (2020)
15-0-0
27 July Mali [closed]       Press elements
24 July Climate and security [open] S/2020/751 Webcast SC/14260  
23 July Syria (political situation) [open]
Briefing by SE Pedersen
S/2020/743 Webcast SC/14259  
21 July Middle East, including the Palestinian question [open]
Briefing by SC Mladenov
S/2020/736 Webcast SC/14258  
20 July UNFICYP [closed]        
17 July Women and peace and security [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/487)
Briefing by SRSG Patten
Briefing by SE Jolie (UNHCR)
S/2020/727 Part 1: Webcast
Part 2:
Webcast
SC/14257  
16 July TCC/UNFICYP [closed]        
15 July Yemen [open + closed]
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2020/721 Webcast SC/14254 Press elements
14 July Syria (chemical weapons) [closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 81st monthly OPCW report (S/2020/620)
       
14 July Colombia [consultations]*        
14 July Colombia [briefing]* S/PV.8749 Webcast SC/14252  
14 July Maintenance of international peace and security [adoption]* S/PV.8748 Webcast SC/14251 S/RES/2535 (2020)
15-0-0
14 July The situation in the Middle East [adoption]* S/PV.8747 Webcast SC/14250 S/RES/2534 (2020)
15-0-0
14 July Consideration of the draft report of the Security Council to the General Assembly [adoption]* S/PV.8746 Webcast SC/14249 S/2020/666
11 July Syria (humanitarian situation) S/2020/702 Webcast SC/14247 S/RES/2533 (2020)
12-0-3
S/2020/698
10 July Syria (humanitarian situation) [closed]        
10 July Syria (humanitarian situation) S/2020/694 Webcast SC/14246 4-7-4
S/2020/688
10 July Syria (humanitarian situation) [closed]        
10 July Syria (humanitarian situation) S/2020/693 Webcast SC/14246 13-2-0
S/2020/681
9 July UNOWAS [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/585)
Briefing by SRSG Ibn Chambas
S/2020/706 Webcast SC/14245  
8 July Syria (humanitarian situation) S/2020/671 Webcast SC/14244 4-7-4
S/2020/664
8 July UNSMIL [open] S/2020/686 Part 1:
Webcast
Part 2:
Webcast
SC/14243  
7 July Syria (humanitarian situation) S/2020/661 Webcast SC/14244 13-2-0
S/2020/657
7 July United Nations peacekeeping operations: Peace operations and human rights [open]
Remarks by HC Bachelet
S/2020/674 Webcast SC/14242  
6 July UNRCCA [closed]        
2 July Maintenance of international peace and security: Implications of COVID-19 [open]
Concept note (S/2020/571)
S/2020/663 Webcast SC/14241  
1 July Maintenance of international peace and security [open] S/2020/638 Webcast SC/14238 S/RES/2532 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/632
1 July Programme of work [closed]        
30 June Non-proliferation [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/531)
Letter from the Security Council facilitator for the implementation of Resolution 2231 (2015) (S/2020/508)
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
S/2020/644 Webcast SC/14236  
29 June MINUSMA S/2020/625 Webcast SC/14235 S/RES/2531 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/613
29 June UNDOF S/2020/624 Webcast SC/14234 S/RES/2530 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/612
29 June Peace and security in Africa [open] S/2020/636 Webcast SC/14232  
29 June Syria (humanitarian situation) [open]
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2020/635 Webcast SC/14231  
25 June International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals S/2020/602   SC/14230 S/RES/2529 (2020)
14-0-1
S/2020/590
25 June Democratic Republic of the Congo S/2020/601   SC/14229 S/RES/2528 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/589
25 June MONUSCO [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/554)
Briefing by SRSG Zerrougui
S/2020/598 Webcast SC/14228  
25 June UNAMA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/549)
Briefing by SRSG Lyons
Briefing by Executive Director Waly (UNODC)
S/2020/597 Webcast SC/14227  
24 June Middle East (Yemen) [closed]        
24 June

Middle East, including the Palestinian question [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/555)
Remarks by the Secretary-General
Briefing by SC Mladenov

S/2020/596 Webcast SC/14225  
24 June Children and armed conflict [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/525)
Briefing by Executive Director Fore (UNICEF)
Briefing by SRSG Gamba
S/2020/594 Webcast SC/14224  
23 June

UNMISS [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/536)

S/2020/582 Webcast SC/14221  
22 June Somalia [open] S/2020/573 Webcast SC/14220 S/RES/2527 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/569
22 June Burundi [closed]       Press elements
22 June MINUSCA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/545)
Briefing by USG Lacroix
S/2020/572 Webcast SC/14219 Press elements
19 June BINUH [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General
(S/2020/537)

Briefing by SRSG La Lime
S/2020/568 Webcast SC/14218 Press elements
18 June UNDOF [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/506)
       
18 June Briefing by the High Commissioner for Refugees [open + closed]
Briefing by High Commissioner Grandi (UNHCR)
S/2020/560 Webcast SC/14217  
16 June Syria (political situation) [open + closed]
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
S/2020/551 Webcast SC/14215  
15 June TCC/UNDOF [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/506)
       
15 June UNITAD [open + closed]
Letter of 11 May from the Special Adviser and Head of UNITAD (S/2020/386)
S/2020/547 Webcast SC/14214  
12 June UNOCA/LRA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/463)
S/2020/542 Webcast SC/14212 Press elements
11 June MINUSMA [open]
Secretary-General letter of 1 June (S/2020/481)
Opening remarks by the Secretary-General
S/2020/541 Webcast SC/14211  
10 June TCC/MINUSMA [closed]        
10 June ICC Sudan [open] S/2020/538 Webcast SC/14210  
9 June 751 Committee (Somalia) [open] S/2020/529 Webcast SC/14209  
9 June 1591 Committee (Sudan) [open] S/2020/528 Webcast SC/14208  
8 June International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals [open]
Third review report of the IRMCT (S/2020/309)
S/2020/527 Webcast SC/14207  
5 June The situation in Libya [open] S/2020/509 Webcast SC/14206 S/RES/2526 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/504
5 June Peace and security in Africa [open + closed] S/2020/515 Webcast SC/14205 Press elements
4 June United Nations peacekeeping operations [open] S/2020/514 Webcast SC/14204  
4 June Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan [open] S/2020/497 Webcast SC/14203 S/RES/2525 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/495
4 June Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South Sudan [open] S/2020/496 Webcast SC/14202 S/RES/2524 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/494
2 June EU Operation Irini in the Mediterranean [closed]        
2 June Syria (chemical weapons) [closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 80th monthly OPCW report (S/2020/456)
       
1 June Programme of work [closed]        
29 May Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South-Sudan [open] S/2020/468 Webcast SC/14201 S/RES/2523 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/461
29 May The situation concerning Iraq [open] S/2020/467 Webcast SC/14200 S/RES/2522 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/460 (PSC letter)
29 May Reports of the Secretary-General on the Sudan and South-Sudan [open] S/2020/469 Webcast SC/14199 S/RES/2521 (2020)
12-0-3
S/2020/462 (PSC letter)
29 May The situation in Somalia [open] S/2020/466 Webcast SC/14198

S/RES/2520 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/459 (PSC letter)

29 May 1718 report [closed]      

Press elements (on Burundi)

28 May Cooperation between the United Nations and sub-regional organizations (EU) [open]
Opening remarks by High Representative Borrell (EU)
S/2020/489 Webcast SC/14197  
27 May Protection of civilians in armed conflict [open]
Concept note (S/2020/402)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/366)
Opening remarks by the Secretary-General
Briefing by President Maurer (ICRC)
S/2020/465 Webcast SC/14196  
21 May Somalia/UNSOM [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/398)
Briefing by SRSG Swan
S/2020/436 Webcast SC/14194  
20 May Venezuela [open]
Briefing by USG DiCarlo
S/2020/435 Webcast SC/14193  
20 May Middle East including the Palestinian question [open + closed]
Briefing by SC Mladenov
S/2020/430 Webcast SC/14192  
19 May Syria (humanitarian situation) [open + closed]
Briefing by USG Lowcock
S/2020/427 Webcast SC/14191  
19 May Libya/UNSMIL/1970 implementation [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/360)
S/2020/421 Webcast SC/14190  
18 May Syria (political situation) [open]
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
S/2020/420 Webcast SC/14189  
15 May Implementation of the Note by the President of the Security Council (S/2017/507): Working methods [open]
Concept note (S/2020/374)
Briefing by Ambassador King (IWG)
S/2020/418 Webcast SC/14188  
14 May Myanmar [closed]        
14 May

Sudan and South Sudan/UNISFA [open]
Draft resolution (S/2020/387)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/308)

S/2020/408 Webcast SC/14187

S/RES/2519 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/405 (PSC letter)

14 May

Yemen [open + closed]
Briefing by SESG Griffiths
Briefing by Acting ASG Rajasingham

S/2020/411 Webcast SC/14186  
13 May 1559 report [closed]       Press elements
12 May Iraq/UNAMI [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/363)
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/358)

Briefing by SRSG Hennis-Plasschaert
S/2020/397 Webcast SC/14183 Press statement
6 May Bosnia and Herzegovina
Briefing by High Representative Inzko
S/2020/379 Webcast SC/14180  
5 May ICC Libya [open]
Briefing by ICC Prosecutor Bensouda
S/2020/371 Webcast SC/14178  
4 May 1701 report [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/195)
      Press elements
29 April

Syria (humanitarian situation) [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/327)
Briefing by USG Lowcock

S/2020/354 Webcast SC/14175  
29 April Syria (political situation) [open]
Briefing by SESG Pedersen
S/2020/353 Webcast SC/14173  
29 April Protection of civilians in armed conflict: Protecting civilians from conflict induced hunger [open] S/2020/340 Webcast SC/14172 S/PRST/2020/6
28 April Venezuela [closed]        
28 April

UNISFA and Sudan/South Sudan [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/308)
Briefing by USG Lacroix
Briefing by SESG Onanga-Anyanga

S/2020/351 Webcast SC/14171  
27 April

Youth, peace and security [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/167)
Concept note (S/2020/302)

Briefings by the Secretary-General and Youth Envoy Wickramanayake

S/2020/346 Webcast SC/14170  
24 April

Sudan/UNAMID [open + closed]
Special report of the Chairperson of the African Union and the Secretary-General (S/2020/202)
Briefings by USG Lacroix and USG DiCarlo

S/2020/336 Webcast SC/14169  
24 April

Kosovo/UNMIK [open]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/255)
Briefing by SRSG Tanin

S/2020/339 Webcast SC/14168  
23 April

Middle East, including the Palestinian question [open]
Briefing by SC Mladenov

S/2020/341 Webcast SC/14167  
22 April Great Lakes region [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/272)
S/2020/325 Webcast SC/14166 Press elements
21 April

Protection of civilians in armed conflict: Protecting civilians from conflict induced hunger [open]
Concept note (S/2020/299)
Briefings by Director-General Qu (FAO) and Executive Director Beasley (WFP)

S/2020/340 Webcast SC/14164  
16 April Yemen [open + closed]
Briefings by SESG Griffiths and USG Lowcock
S/2020/313   SC/14162 Press elements
15 April Syria (chemical weapons) [closed]
Letter from the Secretary-General transmitting the 78th monthly OPCW report (S/2020/262)
       
14 April Colombia [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/239)
Briefings by SRSG Massieu and Mr. Cano Salazar
S/2020/305   SC/14160 SC/14163
9 April

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic [closed]
Secretary-General's remarks

      Press elements
9 April Western Sahara/MINURSO [closed]        
8 April   Libya/2292 implementation [closed]        
7 April Mali/MINUSMA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/223)
Briefing by SRSG Annadif
S/2020/286   SC/14157 Press elements
31 March Afghanistan/UNAMA [open + closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/210)
S/2020/274   SC/14154 Press elements
30 March United Nations peacekeeping operations (Safety and security of peacekeepers) S/2020/268   SC/14153 S/RES/2518 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/249 (PSC letter)
30 March Sudan and South Sudan/UNAMID S/2020/267   SC/14152 S/RES/2517 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/248 (PSC letter)
30 March Somalia/UNSOM S/2020/266   SC/14151 S/RES/2516 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/247 (PSC letter)
30 March Non-proliferation/DPRK [open] S/2020/270   SC/14150 S/RES/2515 (2020)
15-0-0
S/2020/246 (PSC letter)
30 March Middle East, including the Palestinian question [open] S/2020/263   SC/14149 Press elements
30 March Syria (political/humanitarian) [open] S/2020/254   SC/14148 Press elements
26 March Libya/UNSMIL [closed]       Press elements
24 March DRC/MONUSCO [closed]
Report of the Secretary-General (S/2020/214)
      Press elements       

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