UN Documents Most Recent

  • 4 February 2020

    S/2020/98

    This was a concept note circulated by Belgium prior to the open debate on transitional justice.

  • 31 January 2020

    S/2020/85

    This letter renewed the mandate of UNOWAS from 1 February 2020 to 31 January 2023.

  • 30 January 2020

    S/PV.8711

    The Council heard a briefing on the cooperation between the UN and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This was the first Council meeting focused on cooperation with ASEAN.

  • 30 January 2020

    S/RES/2506

    The Council extended the mandate of UNFICYP for another six months.

  • 30 January 2020

    SC/14094

    This press statement called for an immediate cessation of the hostilities that had broken out since mid-January in northern Yemen.

  • 22 January 2020

    S/PV.8706 (Resumption 1)

    The Council held its quarterly open debate on the situation in the Middle East, which continued over two days (Resumption 1).

  • 21 January 2020

    S/PV.8706

    The Council held its quarterly open debate on the situation in the Middle East, which continued over two days (Resumption 1).

  • 20 January 2020

    S/2020/51

    This was from the Yemeni government on the 18 January missile attack against the Al-Istikbal Base that killed more than 100 people.

  • 17 January 2020

    SC/14083

    This press statement noted some progress in the implementation of the 2015 Mali Peace and Reconciliation Agreement but expressed serious concern about the delays in the implementation of many of its substantive provisions.

  • 16 January 2020

    S/2020/45

    This letter included a complaint from the Polisario Front about what they see as Moroccan violations of Military Agreement No. 1 as well as some dissatisfaction with statements made by the Spokesman for the Secretary-General during his daily press briefing on 13 January 2020.

  • 16 January 2020

    A/HRC/43/CRP.6

    This was a report on children’s rights published by the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

  • 16 January 2020

    S/PV.8704

    This was a briefing on Yemen.

  • 15 January 2020

    S/PV.8703

    This was a briefing on Mali with Under-Secretary-General Pierre Lacroix and Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Mali Tiébilé Dramé.

  • 15 January 2020

    SC/14081

    Council members issued a press statement in which they reiterated "their full and unanimous support" for the peace process.

  • 15 January 2020

    S/2020/41

    This was the latest report on UNSMIL.

  • 14 January 2020

    S/2020/36

    This was the final report of the Panel of Experts.

  • 13 January 2020

    S/PV.8702

    The Council was briefed by Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia Carlos Ruiz Massieu.

  • 13 January 2020

    S/PV.8699 (Resumption 2)

    This was a ministerial-level open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: upholding the UN Charter” where member states reflected on and reaffirmed their commitment to upholding Charter principles, particularly in the context of international peace and security. The list of speakers numbered 111 member states, which led to the open debate continuing over the following two days (Resumptions 1 and 2).

  • 13 January 2020

    S/RES/2505

    This resolution extended the mandate of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement until 15 July 2020.

  • 10 January 2020

    S/PV.8700

    This was the meeting at which resolution 2504 was adopted.

  • 10 January 2020

    S/RES/2504

    This resolution renewed the authorisation of cross-border humanitarian aid into Syria through two border crossings (Bab al-Salam and Bab al-Hawa) for six months.

  • 10 January 2020

    S/PV.8699 (Resumption 1)

    This was a ministerial-level open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: upholding the UN Charter” where member states reflected on and reaffirmed their commitment to upholding Charter principles, particularly in the context of international peace and security. The list of speakers numbered 111 member states, which led to the open debate continuing over the following two days (Resumptions 1 and 2).

  • 9 January 2020

    S/PRST/2020/1

    This was a presidential statement adopted during the ministerial-level debate on "Maintenance of international peace and security: upholding the UN Charter".

  • 9 January 2020

    S/PV.8699

    This was a ministerial-level open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: upholding the UN Charter” where member states reflected on and reaffirmed their commitment to upholding Charter principles, particularly in the context of international peace and security. The list of speakers numbered 111 member states, which led to the open debate continuing over the following two days (Resumptions 1 and 2).

  • 9 January 2020

    S/2020/30

    This was the concept note for the Council briefing on cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

  • 8 January 2020

    S/PV.8698

    This was a briefing on West Africa and the Sahel with Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative and Head of UNOWAS.

  • 8 January 2020

    SC/14070

    This press statement expressed concern regarding the Haiti's continuing political impasse in Haiti and reiterated the need for inclusive and open dialogue to form a government. Security Council members also emphasized the urgent need to address deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Haiti.

  • 7 January 2020

    S/2020/23

    This was a report on UNFICYP.

  • 2 January 2020

    S/2020/2

    This was a note by the president that contained a list of chairs of subsidiary bodies.

  • 2 January 2020

    S/2020/10

    This was the summary statement by the Secretary-General on matters of which the Security Council is seized.

  • 31 December 2019

    S/2019/1008

    This letter contained the Secretary-General’s assessment of progress achieved on the key benchmarks the Council established on arms embargo measures in the CAR.

  • 30 December 2019

    S/2019/1005

    This was a Secretary-General's report on West Africa and the Sahel.

  • 30 December 2019

    S/2019/1011

    This was the Secretary-General's sixth biennial report on small arms and light weapons.

  • 30 December 2019

    S/2019/983

    This was a Secretary-General's report on Mali.

  • 29 December 2019

    SC/14067

    Security Council members issued this press statement to condemn the deadly terrorist attack of 28 December 2019 at the Ex-control Afgoye Junction in Mogadishu.

  • 27 December 2019

    S/2019/1010

    This letter extended the mandate of UNOWAS for one month until 31 January 2020.

  • 27 December 2019

    S/2019/1004

    This was a letter from the Secretary-General on security challenges, MINUSMA performance and transition planning in Mali.

  • 26 December 2019

    S/2019/988

    This was the Secretary-General's 90-day report.

  • 23 December 2019

    S/2019/954

    This letter transmitted the official position of the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo regarding the situation in the country and the renewal of the mandate of MONUSCO.

  • 20 December 2019

    S/2019/981

    This was the annual report of the Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict.

  • 20 December 2019

    S/2019/974

    This was the midterm report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • 20 December 2019

    S/2019/971

    This was the annual report of the 1718 Sanctions Committee. 

  • 20 December 2019

    S/2019/961

    This was a Belgium/Germany/Kuwait draft resolution on cross-border and cross-line humanitarian access to Syria that was vetoed by China and Russia.

  • 20 December 2019

    S/2019/962

    This was a Russian draft resolution on cross-border and cross-line humanitarian access to Syria that received five affirmative votes and failed to be adopted.

  • 20 December 2019

    S/PV.8696

    This was a meeting on the political situation in Syria.

  • 19 December 2019

    S/RES/2502

    The Council extended MONUSCO mandate until 20 December 2020.

  • 19 December 2019

    SC/14064

    This was press release announcing the 2374 Sanctions Committee's approval of additional measures (an assets freeze) to five individual on its sanctions list.

  • 19 December 2019

    S/2019/1009

    This was the letter to the President of the Security Council with recommendations of the independent strategic review of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS).

  • 19 December 2019

    S/PV.8694

    This was a meeting on the humanitarian situation in Syria.

  • 17 December 2019

    S/PV.8689

    This was a briefing on the Secretary-General’s 90-day report on South Sudan.

  • 17 December 2019

    S/PV.8688

    This was an annual briefing held by the outgoing chairs of the Security Council Subsidiary Bodies.

  • 16 December 2019

    S/RES/2501

    This was a renewal of the mandate of the Monitoring Team assisting the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee until December 2020.

  • 16 December 2019

    S/PV.8687

    This was a quarterly meeting on Afghanistan.

  • 16 December 2019

    S/PV.8685

    This was a briefing on intercommunal violence and terrorism in West Africa.

  • 16 December 2019

    S/2019/949

    This was the most recent Secretary-General report on the humanitarian situation in Syria.

  • 13 December 2019

    SC/14048

    This was a press statement in which Council members expressed grave concern at the loss of life during demonstrations in Iraq.

  • 12 December 2019

    S/PRST/2019/15

    This was a presidential statement on the role African youth can play in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and as a key aspect of the sustainability, inclusiveness and success of peacekeeping and peacebuilding efforts on the continent.

  • 12 December 2019

    S/PV.8684

    This was the quarterly briefing on the work of the 1591 Sudan Sanctions Committee.

  • 12 December 2019

    S/2019/944

    This was a letter from the foreign minister of Pakistan to the president of the Security Council and a request from China for a meeting.

  • 12 December 2019

    S/2019/938

    This was the third written Secretary-General's report on the implementation of resolution 2334, relating to Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

  • 11 December 2019

    S/PV.8681

    The Council held its semi-annual debate on the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals with briefings by the IRMCT president, Judge Carmel Agius, and prosecutor, Serge Brammertz.

  • 11 December 2019

    S/PV.8682

    The Council was briefed by Mohamed Khaled Khiari, Assistant Secretary-General for the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific on non-proliferation related issues in DPRK .

  • 11 December 2019

    S/2019/943

    This was a letter from Cote d’Ivoire containing summaries of the 5 December 2018 debate on “Post-conflict reconstruction and peace, security and stability” and 6 December 2018 open debate “the role of states, regional arrangements and the UN in the prevention and resolution of conflicts.

  • 11 December 2019

    S/2019/936

    This was the latest Secretary-General's 90-day report on South Sudan.

  • 11 December 2019

    S/2019/936

    This was the Secretary-General's 90-day report on South Sudan.

  • 10 December 2019

    S/2019/935

    This was the latest Secretary-General's report on the situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security.

  • 10 December 2019

    S/2019/934

    This was the most recent Secretary-General's report.

  • 9 December 2019

    S/2019/932

    This letter contains a complaint from Morocco about a forthcoming meeting organised by the Polisario in Tifariti.

  • 6 December 2019

    S/PV.8679

    The Council was briefed by François Louncény Fall, Special Representative and head of the UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), on the situation in Central Africa and the latest report on the activities of UNOCA

  • 6 December 2019

    S/2019/930

    This letter contained the final report of the Panel of Experts assisting the CAR Sanctions Committee.

  • 4 December 2019

    S/2019/923

    This was the Secretary-General's report on UNDOF for the period from 18 September to 22 November 2019.

  • 4 December 2019

    S/2019/925

    This was the report of the Joint Commission to the Security Council on the status of the Procurement Working Group ’s decisions.

  • 4 December 2019

    S/RES/2500

    This was a resolution renewing the counter-piracy measures off the coast of Somalia for 12 months.

  • 3 December 2019

    S/PV.8676

    Special Representative and head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert briefed the Council on the Secretary-General’s latest report on UNAMI, the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third-country nationals and missing Kuwaiti property, and the most recent developments in the country.

  • 2 December 2019

    SC/14037

    This was on the escalation of violence in Libya.

  • 29 November 2019

    S/2019/913

    This was the Secretary-General’s semi-annual report on UNOCA.

  • 29 November 2019

    S/2019/915

    This was the OPCW report on Syria covering the period 24 October to 23 November 2019.

  • 29 November 2019

    S/2019/914

    This was the latest final report of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee.

  • 26 November 2019

    S/PV.8675

    This was the Council's third briefing by Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, the Special Adviser and head of UNITAD.

  • 26 November 2019

    S/2019/905

    This report, whose release was accelerated, covered the period of 28 September to 25 November 2019.

  • 25 November 2019

    SC/14034

    In this press statement Council members focused on efforts needed to have free, fair, and inclusive elections in Somalia.

  • 22 November 2019

    S/PV.8674

    This was a meeting on the political situation in Syria.

  • 22 November 2019

    S/PV.8672

    This was a briefing on Yemen.

  • 22 November 2019

    S/2019/903

    This was the most recent report on UNAMI.

  • 22 November 2019

    SC/14033

    This was a press statement on the 100-day extension of the pre-transitional period under the R-ARCSS.

  • 22 November 2019

    S/PRST/2019/14

    This statement reaffirmed the Council’s strong support for the Chemical Weapons Convention and for the work of the OPCW in accordance with the Convention.

  • 21 November 2019

    SC/14029

    This was a press statement on the joint force of the Group of Five for the Sahel, issued following the Council's 20 November briefing on the force.

  • 21 November 2019

    S/PV.8671

    This was the briefing by Special Representative and head of UNSOM James Swan.

  • 20 November 2019

    S/PV.8670

    This was a briefing on the Joint Force of the Group of Five for the Sahel.

  • 20 November 2019

    S/2019/897

    This was the interim report of the Panel of Experts.