Security Council Working Methods

  • 1 July 2022

    Programme of Work for July 2022

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    Brazil is the president of the Security Council in July. The Council adopted its provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 July). Brazil has chosen to organise two signature events this month. It will convene a ministerial-level...

  • Mr President, excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for inviting Security Council Report to address the Council’s open debate on working methods for the fifth year. Our appreciation goes to Albania and Ambassador Ferit Hoxha as the Chair...

  • 27 June 2022

    Working Methods Open Debate

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    Tomorrow morning (28 June), the Security Council will hold its annual open debate on its working methods. The session is scheduled to continue on Thursday afternoon. The meeting will be conducted under the agenda item “Implementation of the note by...

  • 8 June 2022

    Security Council Elections 2022

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    Tomorrow (9 June), the 76th session of the UN General Assembly is scheduled to hold elections for the five non-permanent members of the Security Council for the term 2023-2024. The five seats available for election in 2022, according to the regular...

  • 1 June 2022

    Programme of Work for June 2022

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    Albania is the president of the Security Council in June. The Council adopted its provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 June). Albania will organise a high-level open debate on strengthening accountability and justice for violations of...

  • June 2022

    Security Council Elections 2022 

    Monthly Forecast

    The 76th session of the UN General Assembly is scheduled to hold elections on 9 June for five non-permanent seats of the Security Council for the 2022-2023 term. 

  • June 2022

    Working Methods Debate

    Monthly Forecast

    In June, Albania is organising an open debate on the Council’s working methods. Albania, the chair of the Informal Working Group on Documentation and Other Procedural Questions (IWG), is expected to circulate a concept note ahead of the debate. The debate will be held under the agenda item “Implementation of the note by the President of the Security Council (S/2017/507)”, referring to the most recent version of the comprehensive compendium of Council working methods.

  • Tomorrow (20 May), the Security Council is set to adopt its annual report to the General Assembly covering 1 January-31 December 2021. France drafted the introduction to the report and is expected to present it to the members. The introduction...

  • 3 May 2022

    Programme of Work for May 2022

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    The US is the president of the Security Council in May. The Council adopted its provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (3 May). The US will organise an open debate on conflict and food security as one...

  • 1 April 2022

    Programme of Work for April 2022

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    The UK is the president of the Security Council in April. Council members adopted the provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 April). As one of its signature events, the UK will convene a briefing on the...

  • 1 March 2022

    Programme of Work for March 2022

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the president of the Security Council in March. The Council adopted its provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 March). All meetings are expected to be held in person this month....

  • 1 February 2022

    Programme of Work for February 2022

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    The Russian Federation is the president of the Security Council in February. The Council adopted its provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 February). All meetings are expected to be held in person this month. Russia has...

  • 4 January 2022

    Programme of Work for January 2022

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    Norway is the president of the Security Council in January. Council members adopted the provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (4 January). Five new members—Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)—commenced their two-year terms...

  • 1 December 2021

    Programme of Work for December 2021

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    Niger is the president of the Security Council in December. The Council adopted its provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 December). As its signature event, Niger will convene an open debate on “Security in the context...

  • The 19th annual workshop for incoming members of the UN Security Council, titled “Hitting the Ground Running”, will be held on 18 and 19 November on Long Island, New York. The government of Finland is convening the workshop in cooperation...