Security Council Working Methods

  • India is the president of the Security Council in December. Council members adopted the provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 December). India has chosen to convene two signature events during its presidency. The first will be...

  • December 2022

    New Orientation for Reformed Multilateralism

    Monthly Forecast

    In December, the Security Council will hold an open debate on “New Orientation for Reformed Multilateralism” under the agenda item “Maintenance of international peace and security”. India’s Minister of External Affairs, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, is expected to chair the meeting. Secretary-General António Guterres and General Assembly President Csaba Kőrösi are expected to brief.

  • The 20th annual workshop for incoming members of the UN Security Council, titled “Hitting the Ground Running”, will be held on 17 and 18 November on Long Island, New York. The government of Finland is convening the workshop in cooperation...

  • 1 November 2022

    Programme of Work for November 2022

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    Ghana is the president of the Security Council in November. Council members adopted the provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 November). Ghana has chosen to convene two signature events during its presidency. There will be a...

  • 3 October 2022

    Programme of Work for October 2022

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    Gabon is the president of the Security Council in October. Council members adopted the provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (3 October). As one of its signature events, Gabon will organise a debate on “Strengthening the fight...

  • 1 September 2022

    Programme of Work for September 2022

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    France is the president of the Security Council in September. Council members adopted the provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 September). In September, the Security Council will hold a briefing on peacekeeping reform pursuant to resolution...

  • Tomorrow (22 August), the Security Council will convene for a briefing on “Maintenance of international peace and security: promote common security through dialogue and cooperation”. This is one of the signature events of China’s Council presidency. The expected briefers are...

  • 10 August 2022

    Arria-formula Meeting on Penholdership

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    Tomorrow (11 August), Russia is planning to convene an Arria-formula meeting on penholdership from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EST that will be open to all member states. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia (Russia) is expected to make opening and closing remarks....

  • 1 August 2022

    Programme of Work for August 2022

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    China is the president of the Security Council in August. The Council adopted its provisional programme of work for the month earlier today (1 August). In his briefing to the UN press corps this afternoon on China’s monthly presidency, Ambassador...

  • 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.