Energy, Climate and Natural Resources

  • On 25 June the Security Council will hold an open debate on the relationship between natural resources and conflict, an initiative of Belgium, this month's Council president. A presidential statement seems likely.

  • On 17 April the Council will hold a ministerial-level open debate on the relationship between energy, security and climate. The meeting, organised at the initiative of the United Kingdom, this month's Council president, will be chaired by UK Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett.