Programme of Work

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Open VTC (10.00 A.M.)




A draft resolution (S/2020/1039) related to the agenda item ‘The situation concerning Western Sahara’ is currently with the members of the Security Council for voting procedure

Delegations may submit written statements for the Security Council’s open debate on “Women, peace and security”, scheduled on Thursday, 29 October 2020. Member States wishing to submit written statements should transmit their statements in Word format through a cover letter (duly signed by the Permanent Representative/Chargé d’affaires) addressed to the President of the Security Council no later than the date of the meeting (email: These statements will be issued as part of an official compilation document containing the interventions submitted in connection with this debate.

Note: Security Council open VTCs will be broadcast live, and the recordings will be posted on the Security Council’s website.  Written versions of the statements delivered at open VTCs by briefers, Council members and participating States will be published in official documents of the Security Council, if requested. Further information on the Security Council’s recent activities is also available here.