UN Documents Most Recent

  • 26 March 2020

    SC/14147

    This was a press statement in which Council members condemned a terrorist attack that took place at a Sikh-Hindu temple in Kabul on 25 March 2020.

  • 26 March 2020

    S/2020/239

    This was the Secretary-General's 90-day report on the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.

  • 20 March 2020

    S/2020/220

    This was a letter from the chairs of the two committees (1373 Counter-Terrorism Committee and the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee) announcing that the meeting would be postponed "on an exceptional basis in the light of the ongoing challenges posed by COVID-19 [...] in order to reduce unnecessary exposure to health risks".

  • 20 March 2020

    S/2020/223

    This was a quarterly report on Mali.

  • 17 March 2020

    S/2020/210

    This was the latest Secretary-General’s report on UNAMA.

  • 16 March 2020

    SC/14145

    This was a press statement on attacks against MINUSCA.

  • 16 March 2020

    S/2020/207

    This was a letter from Yemen on the suspension of its participation in the Redeployment Coordination Committee overseeing the Hodeidah agreement.

  • 12 March 2020

    S/2020/202

    This was a special report of the Secretary-General and the Chairperson of the AU Commission, which was requested in resolution 2495.

  • 12 March 2020

    SC/14143

    This was a press statement condemning the attack on Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s convoy in Khartoum on 9 March.

  • 12 March 2020

    S/PV.8745

    This was a briefing on Yemen with Special Envoy Martin Griffiths and Acting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Ramesh Rajasingham.

  • 12 March 2020

    S/RES/2514

    This resolution renewed the mandate of UNMISS until 15 March 2021.

  • 12 March 2020

    S/PV.8744

    This was a unanimous adoption of resolution 2514 renewing the mandate of UNMISS until 15 March 2021.

  • 12 March 2020

    SC/14144

    This was a 2374 Sanctions Committee press release on the Panel of Experts’ mid-term report.

  • 11 March 2020

    S/PRST/2020/5

    This presidential statement was adopted during a debate entitled “Countering terrorism and extremism in Africa” under the agenda item “Peace and security in Africa”, a signature event of China’s Council presidency.

  • 11 March 2020

    S/PV.8743

    This was a debate entitled “Countering terrorism and extremism in Africa” under the agenda item “Peace and security in Africa”, a signature event of China’s Council presidency.

  • 11 March 2020

    S/2020/200

    This was a letter from Djibouti, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan and Yemen on the risks posed by the SAFER oil tanker.

  • 10 March 2020

    S/PV.8742

    This was a unanimous adoption of resolution 2513, which welcomed the progress towards a political settlement of the war in Afghanistan facilitated by the 29 February “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” signed by the US and the Taliban and the “Joint Declaration for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” issued by the US and the Afghan government.

  • 10 March 2020

    S/2020/195

    This was the Secretary-General’s report on the implementation of resolution 1701, covering the period from 1 November 2019 to 18 February.

  • 10 March 2020

    S/RES/2513

    This resolution welcomed the progress towards a political settlement of the war in Afghanistan facilitated by the 29 February “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” signed by the US and the Taliban, and the “Joint Declaration for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” issued by the US and the Afghan government.

  • 6 March 2020

    S/2020/185

    This was a letter containing the text of the "Joint Declaration for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” issued by the US and the Afghan government on 29 February.

  • 6 March 2020

    S/2020/184

    This was a letter containing the text of the “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” signed by the US and the Taliban on 29 February.

  • 5 March 2020

    SC/14138

    Council members issued a press statement calling on the parties “to respect the legal and constitutional frameworks and the democratic process to resolve the post-electoral crisis”. They also “called on ECOWAS to urgently send a high-level political mission to Guinea-Bissau” to help resolve the crisis.

  • 4 March 2020

    SC/14137

    This was a press statement that welcomed the formation of a Revitalised Transitional Government of National Unity.

  • 4 March 2020

    S/PV.8741

    The Council was briefed by David Shearer, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNMISS, on the Secretary-General's 90-day report.

  • 3 March 2020

    S/PV.8739

    This was a briefing by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMI, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, on the most recent developments in the situation in Iraq and on the two latest Secretary-General’s reports—on UNAMI and on the issue of missing Kuwaiti and third-country nationals and missing Kuwaiti property, including the national archives.

  • 2 March 2020

    S/2020/167

    This was the first Secretary-General’s report on the issue of youth, peace and security.

  • 28 February 2020

    S/2020/36

    This was the final report of the Panel of Experts.

  • 28 February 2020

    S/2020/139

    This was a report on the review of alternative modalities for the Al Yarubiyah border crossing.

  • 28 February 2020

    S/PV.8738

    This was a meeting on the situation in Idlib.

  • 28 February 2020

    S/2020/158

    This is the mid-term report of the Mali Panel of Experts.

  • 27 February 2020

    SC/14128

    Members of the Security Council agreed on a press statement, welcoming the progress made in the past year to implement the Political Peace Agreement in the CAR and calling on all parties in the country to fulfil their commitments under the agreement. The statement condemned violations of the peace agreement perpetrated by armed groups and expressed concern at a recent campaign of disinformation and incitement to violence against MINUSCA. Council members further called on the CAR authorities to ensure the holding of inclusive, free and timely elections in 2020 and 2021.

  • 27 February 2020

    S/PV.8734

    This was a meeting on the political and humanitarian situation in Syria.

  • 27 February 2020

    S/2020/221

    This transmitted a second letter from Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok to the Secretary-General, in relation to his 28 January 2020 request for a special political mission in Sudan

  • 26 February 2020

    A/HRC/43/3/Add.3

    This was the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights in Colombia, covering the period between 1 January and 31 December 2019.

  • 26 February 2020

    SC/14126

    This was a press statement in which Council members expressed support for the NPT and signalled their readiness to work together and join efforts to achieve a successful outcome at the 2020 NPT Review Conference.

  • 26 February 2020

    S/2020/145

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

  • 25 February 2020

    S/PV.8732

    This was the Council adoption renewing Yemen sanctions and the explanation of vote .

  • 25 February 2020

    S/RES/2511

    This resolution renewed the Yemen sanctions regime for one year.

  • 24 February 2020

    S/2020/144

    This was a letter from the Chair of the PBC Guinea-Bissau configuration, drawing attention to a number of peacebuilding priorities in Guinea-Bissau ahead of the mandate renewal of UNIOGBIS and the mission's ongoing transition.

  • 24 February 2020

    S/2020/135

    This was a letter to the Council from the Georgian permanent representative regarding a large-scale cyberattack launched against the Georgian Government and media websites in October 2019.

  • 24 February 2020

    S/PV.8730

    On 24 February, the Council received its regularly scheduled briefing, followed by consultations. Following consultations, the president of the Council read press elements that had been agreed on by Council members.

  • 24 February 2020

    S/PV.8731

    This meeting discussed the situation in Somalia and the latest report, covering 5 November 2019 to 4 February 2020.

  • 21 February 2020

    S/2020/140

    This was the latest report on UNAMI.

  • 20 February 2020

    S/2020/133

    This was the Secretary-General’s 25th report on missing Kuwaiti and third-country nationals and missing Kuwaiti property, including the national archives.

  • 20 February 2020

    S/PV.8728

    This was a briefing on the latest Secretary-General’s report (S/2020/124) on the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

  • 20 February 2020

    S/PV.8729

    On 20 February, the Council held a briefing, followed by closed consultations, on the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH). Special Representative Helen La Lime and Marie Yolène Gilles, the Executive Director of the civil society group Fondasyon Je Klere, briefed via video-teleconference.

  • 20 February 2020

    S/2020/131

    This was a letter from the chair of the Peacebuilding Commission's configuration for the Central African Republic transmitting a report of his visit to Bangui from 11 to 14 February 2020.

  • 19 February 2020

    S/PV.8727

    This was a meeting on the political and humanitarian situation in Syria.

  • 18 February 2020

    S/PV.8726

    On 18 February, the Council held a briefing on the situation in Ukraine due to Russia's request. The Council received briefings from Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo; Heidi Grau, Special Representative in Ukraine of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Chairperson-in-Office (via VTC); and OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Chief Monitor Halit Çevik (via VTC).

  • 18 February 2020

    S/PV.8725

    This was a briefing on Yemen with the Special Envoy Martins Griffiths, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock the chair of the Yemen 2140 Sanctions Committee, Ambassador Inga Rhonda King.

  • 14 February 2020

    S/2020/124

    This was a report on MINUSCA

  • 14 February 2020

    S/PV.8724

    This was a briefing with Special Representative and head of UNIOGBIS Rosine Sori-Coulibaly and the chair of the PBC’s Guinea-Bissau configuration, Ambassador Ronaldo Costa Filho (Brazil).

  • 13 February 2020

    S/PV.8723

    On 13 February, the Council held an open debate on “transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict situations” under the peacebuilding and sustaining peace agenda item). The meeting was presided over by Belgium's foreign minister, Philippe Goffin. Belgium circulated a concept note ahead of the debate (S/2020/98).

  • 13 February 2020

    S/2020/121

    The report provided updates on the implementation and mandates of UNSOM and UNSOS between 5 November 2019 to 4 February 2020.

  • 12 February 2020

    S/PRST/2020/3

    This was a presidential statement that stressed the need for a broad conflict prevention strategy that addresses the causes of conflict in order to protect children. It renewed its call on member states and relevant parties to integrate child protection provisions into all peace negotiations and ceasefire and peace agreements.

  • 12 February 2020

    S/PV.8721

    This was a high-level briefing on “Integrating child protection into peace processes to resolve conflict and sustain peace” and was presided over by Belgian’s foreign minister, Philippe Goffin. Belgian King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were in attendance.

  • 12 February 2020

    S/PV.8722

    This was the adoption of resolution 2510.

  • 12 February 2020

    S/RES/2510

    This endorsed the conclusions of the Berlin Conference on Libya.

  • 11 February 2020

    S/PRST/2020/2

    This presidential statement on West Africa and the Sahel, included emphasising the need for free and fair, credible, timely and peaceful elections during 2020 in Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Niger, Mali and Togo.

  • 11 February 2020

    S/PV.8718

    This was a meeting to adopt resolution 2508, extending the mandate of the Panel of Experts for one year.

  • 11 February 2020

    S/RES/2508

    This resolution extended the mandate of the Panel of Experts for one year.

  • 11 February 2020

    S/PV.8717

    On 11 February, the Council held a briefing to discuss Israel and Palestine with the attendance of Secretary-General António Guterres, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon, and UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov.

  • 11 February 2020

    S/PV.8719

    This was the adoption of resolution 2509.

  • 11 February 2020

    S/RES/2509

    This renewed the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1970 Libya Sanctions Committee until 15 May 2021 as well as the measures related to the illicit export from Libya of petroleum until 30 April 2021.

  • 7 February 2020

    S/PV.8716

    This was a briefing on the tenth report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da'esh).

  • 7 February 2020

    S/2020/112

    This was a note from the Secretary-General on progress made in implementing the mission’s mandate, requested in resolution 2497.

  • 6 February 2020

    S/PV.8714

    The Council heard a briefing from Albanian Prime Minister and Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Edi Rama, the current Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for 2020. He updated the Council on developments in the OSCE’s area of operation, including in eastern Ukraine, Georgia and Transdniestria and discussed Albania’s priorities as chair of the OSCE for the upcoming year,

  • 6 February 2020

    S/PV.8715

    This was a meeting on the situation in Idlib.

  • 6 February 2020

    S/2020/105

    This was a report of the Secretary-General on Guinea-Bissau and the activities of UNIOGBIS.

  • 5 February 2020

    S/PV.8713

    This was the Secretary-General’s sixth biennial report on small arms.

  • 4 February 2020

    S/2020/95

    This was the Secretary-General’s tenth report on the threat posed by ISIL/Da’esh to international peace and security and the range of UN efforts in support of member states in countering the threat.

  • 4 February 2020

    S/2020/98

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

  • 3 February 2020

    S/2020/91

    This was a letter from the Secretary-General, addressed to the Security Council and General Assembly, appointing the group of independent eminent persons that will submit a report for the 2020 peacebuilding architecture review (PBAR) containing reflections and observations on the implementation of resolution 2282 and General Assembly resolution 70/262 adopted for the ten-year review of the PBAR.

  • 31 January 2020

    S/RES/2507

    This was a resolution which renewed the Central African Republic (CAR) sanctions regime until 31 July 2020 and the mandate of the Panel of Experts assisting the CAR Sanctions Committee until 31 August 2020.

  • 31 January 2020

    S/2020/85

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

  • 31 January 2020

    A/HRC/43/56

    This was a report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan.

  • 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.

  • 29 January 2020

    SC/14089

    This was a press statement condemning incidents of violence between the Ngok Dinka and Misseriya communities in the Kolom area.

  • 28 January 2020

    S/2020/77

    This transmitted the letter from Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok to the Secretary-General, requesting a special political mission in Sudan.

  • 27 January 2020

    S/2020/70

    This was a final report of the Yemen Panel of Experts.

  • 24 January 2020

    S/2020/67

    This was a letter from the Secretary-General conveying the notice of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) order indicating provisional measures in the case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar).

  • 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).

  • 22 January 2020

    S/2020/62

    This letter circulated the seventh joint FAO/WFP update for Council members on food security in countries with conflict situations.

  • 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/2020/53

    This was the 25th report of the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team supporting the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL/Da’esh Committee.

  • 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

    A/HRC/43/74

    This was the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation in Afghanistan and on technical assistance achievements in the field of human rights in 2019