19 June 2020
This is the sixth research report by Security Council Report (SCR) dedicated to the women, peace and security agenda.
28 May 2020
On 17 June, the 74th session of the UN General Assembly is scheduled to hold elections for the Security Council.
4 February 2020
The Security Council, the UN Secretariat and external assessments have emphasised how better prioritisation and sequencing of Council mandates could contribute to the effectiveness of peace operations. Building on examples from several peace operations—including peacekeeping and special political missions—this report identifies the obstacles that the Council and the Secretariat face in applying these concepts. While acknowledging the structural challenges, the report makes recommendations that would pave the way for incremental changes in how the Council, the Secretariat and field missions approach the mandating process.
23 December 2019
This is Security Council Report’s fifth research report on the rule of law. In it, we continue to explore the Security Council’s work in upholding individual criminal accountability as an aspect of its rule of law agenda in the context of its primary responsibility for maintaining international peace and security. Through an examination of four situations the Council deals with regularly—Myanmar, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen—the research report takes stock of and assesses the Council’s current attitude and actions in respect of accountability.
14 May 2019
On 7 June, the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly is scheduled to hold elections for the Security Council.
22 February 2019
This report presents the case for improving the mandating process to help those in the Security Council and beyond chart a way forward to making mandates more realistic and achievable.
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