UN Documents Most Recent

  • 20 December 2021

    S/RES/2612

    This resolution extended the mandate of MONUSCO until 20 December 2022.

  • 17 December 2021

    S/RES/2611

    This resolution renewed the mandate of the Monitoring Team supporting the 1988 Afghanistan Sanctions Committee for a period of one year.

  • 17 December 2021

    S/RES/2610

    This resolution renewed and updated the 1267/1989/2253 ISIL (Da’esh) & Al-Qaida sanctions regime.

  • 15 December 2021

    S/2021/1091

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

  • 15 December 2021

    S/2021/1047

    This was the twentieth Secretary-General's report on the implementation of resolution 2334.

  • 15 December 2021

    S/2021/1029

    This was the latest report on the humanitarian situation in Syria.

  • 15 December 2021

    S/RES/2609

    This resolution renewed the mandate of UNISFA until 15 May 2022.

  • 15 December 2021

    S/PV.8932

    This was a meeting to adopt resolution 2609.

  • 15 December 2021

    S/PV.8931

    This was a briefing on South Sudan.

  • 15 December 2021

    S/PV.8933

    This was was a meeting on the situation in Central Africa.

  • 15 December 2021

    S/2021/1030

    This was a report mandated by resolution 2585 on the transparency of UN humanitarian operations in Syria.

  • 14 December 2021

    S/PV.8929

    This was a briefing on Yemen.

  • 13 December 2021

    S/2021/990

    This was the draft resolution in blue on climate and security. The draft resolution failed to be adopted because of a veto from Russia. It received 12 votes in favour, two against (India and Russia) and one abstention (China). The draft resolution was co-sponsored by 113 member states.

  • 13 December 2021

    S/PV.8927

    This was the semi-annual debate on the work of the IRMCT.

  • 10 December 2021

    S/PV.8925

    This was a briefing on the situation in Sudan and the work of the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS).

  • 8 December 2021

    S/2021/995

    This was the report on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2231.

  • 8 December 2021

    SC/14727

    This press statement condemned in the strongest terms a series of recent attacks against MINUSMA following an attack on 7 December 2021 that killed seven peacekeepers from Togo and one MINUSMA contractor from Mali.

  • 7 December 2021

    S/PV.8919

    This was a briefing by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.  

  • 7 December 2021

    S/2021/1015

    This was the 90-day report on South Sudan.

  • 6 December 2021

    S/2021/1011

    This letter from Ireland and Niger circulated the ninth joint FAO/WFP update on "monitoring food security in countries with conflict situations."

  • 6 December 2021

    SC/14720

    This press statement condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack perpetrated near Songho, Bandiagara region, in Central Mali on 3 December 2021, in which more than 30 civilians, including women and children, were killed and others injured.

  • 6 December 2021

    S/2021/1012

    This was the summary of the IEG’s 16 November meeting with women’s protection advisers.

  • 3 December 2021

    S/2021/1008

    This was the Secretary-General's report on the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in the Sudan (UNITAMS)

  • 3 December 2021

    S/RES/2608

    This renewed the anti-piracy measures off the coast of Somalia for three months.

  • 2 December 2021

    S/PV.8915

    This was the annual briefing of the chairs of the Council’s committees focused on countering terrorism.

  • 1 December 2021

    S/2021/987

    This was the Secretary-General's report on developments in the DRC and MONUSCO's activities .

  • 30 November 2021

    S/PV.8913

    This was the November monthly meeting on “The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”.

  • 26 November 2021

    S/2021/975

    This was the semi-annual report on UNOCA.

  • 24 November 2021

    SC/14713

    In this statement, Council members congratulated Colombians on the fifth anniversary of the 2016 peace agreement.

  • 24 November 2021

    S/PRST/2021/24

    This presidential statement welcomed the Paris International Conference and the Libya Stabilisation conference; expressed support for the parliamentary and presidential elections set to take place on 24 December; underlined the importance of an inclusive and consultative electoral process; and urged Libyan stakeholders to commit to accepting the election results.

  • 18 November 2021

    SC/14707

    This press statement condemned the Houthi seizure of the compound formerly used as the US embassy in Sana’a.

  • 17 November 2021

    s/2021/958

    This was a letter submitted to the Council by Germany, France, Italy and Libya transmitting the declaration of the 12 November 2021 Paris Conference on Libya.

  • 16 November 2021

    S/2021/953

    This was the most recent Secretary-General's report on the implementation of resolution 1701.

  • 16 November 2021

    S/PRST/2021/23

    This emphasised the importance of a comprehensive approach to sustaining peace, recognised the contribution of the UN’s principal organs to the maintenance of international peace and security, and expressed its continued commitment to fostering regular interactions with other principal organs, in accordance with their respective mandates, on matters relating to preventive diplomacy tools and mechanisms.

  • 16 November 2021

    S/2021/955

    This transmitted the bi-annual assessments of the IRMCT by the president and prosecutor.

  • 15 November 2021

    S/RES/2607

    This resolution renewed for one year the partial lifting of the arms embargo on Somali security forces; the authorisation for maritime interdiction to enforce the embargo on illicit arms imports, charcoal exports, and IED components; and humanitarian exemptions to the regime. The resolution received 13 votes in favour and two abstentions (China and Russia).

  • 15 November 2021

    S/PV.8905

    This meeting record covered the adoption of resolution 2607, including several explanations after the vote.

  • 15 November 2021

    S/RES/2606

    This was a technical rollover resolution extending the mandate of UNISFA until 15 December 2021.

  • 12 November 2021

    S/RES/2605

    This resolution renewed MINUSCA’s mandate for another 12 months. Thirteen Council members voted in favour, while China and Russia abstained.

  • 12 November 2021

    S/PV.8903

    This was a briefing on the G5 Sahel Joint Force.

  • 11 November 2021

    S/2021/941

    This was a letter that contained the transcript of the VTC debate on “Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations: African Union”.

  • 11 November 2021

    S/2021/940

    This was a Secretary-General's report on the G5 Sahel Joint Force.

  • 11 November 2021

    S/2021/944

    This was the Secretary-General's report on the situation in Somalia covering developments from 1 August to 4 November 2021.

  • 10 November 2021

    SC/14697

    This was a press statement on Mynamar

  • 10 November 2021

    S/PV.8901

    This was the annual briefing of the heads of UN police components. 

  • 9 November 2021

    S/PV.8900

    This was a high-level meeting on exclusion, inequality and conflict

  • 9 November 2021

    S/PRST/2021/22

    The statement reaffirmed the links between development, peace and security, and human rights – the three pillars of the UN system. It further noted that exclusion and inequality may have an effect as aggravating factors in situations considered by the Council and emphasised that inclusivity is key to advancing national peacebuilding processes and objectives. The negotiations on the draft presidential statement were not easy, despite the fact that the text is based largely on agreed language.

  • 9 November 2021

    SC/14695

    This was a press release announcing the addition of three Houthi military figures to the Yemen sanctions list.

  • 8 November 2021

    SC/14692

    On 8 November, Security Council members issued a press statement regarding the assassination attempt against Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi, in which they condemned the attack in the strongest terms and underlined the need to hold perpetrators accountable

  • 8 November 2021

    S/PV.8899

    This was a meeting on the situation in Ethiopia under the “Peace and Security in Africa” agenda item.

  • 5 November 2021

    SC/14691

    This was a press statement issued by the Council, where members expressed “deep concern about the expansion and intensification of military clashes in northern Ethiopia”.

  • 5 November 2021

    S/PV.8897

    This was a meeting record for an open briefing on the election of the new judge to the International Court of Justice.

  • 5 November 2021

    S/2021/942

    This was a letter from the Secretary-General expressing his intention to appoint Major General Cornelis Johannes Matthijssen (Netherlands) as Force Commander of MINUSMA.

  • 5 November 2021

    A/HRC/RES/S-32/1

    This HRC resolution, adopted without a vote, condemned the military takeover in Sudan.

  • 4 November 2021

    SC/14687

    This was a press statement on the Security Council visiting mission from 23 to 25 October 2021 to Mali and Niger.

  • 3 November 2021

    SC/14686

    In this press statement, Council members condemned in the strongest terms the horrendous terrorist attack against the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, on 2 November 2021.

  • 3 November 2021

    S/PV.8896

    This was the meeting record for the semi-annual high-level debate on Bosnia ad Herzegovina

  • 3 November 2021

    S/RES/2604

    This resolution renewed the authorisation of the EU-led multinational stabilisation force (EUFOR ALTHEA) for another year, until 3 November 2022. At the debate, several Council members, including Norway and Estonia, expressed regret that the Security Council failed to adopt a more substantial resolution

  • 3 November 2021

    S/2021/920

    This was the Secretary-General's annual report on the situation regarding piracy and armed robbery off the coast of Somalia.

  • 1 November 2021

    S/2021/903

    This letter transmitted a communiqué that was adopted by the Peace and Security Council of the African Union at its 984th meeting (9 March 2021), covering the situation in Western Sahara.

  • 1 November 2021

    S/2021/912

    This letter transmitted the 60th report on the implementation of the Peace Agreement on BiH, prepared by the High Representative on BiH.

  • 29 October 2021

    S/2021/907

    This was the summary of the IEG’s 29 September meeting on Haiti.

  • 29 October 2021

    S/PV.8890

    This contained the explanation of votes at the adoption of resolution 2602 renewing MINURSO's mandate.

  • 29 October 2021

    S/RES/2603

    This renewed the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia for another year, until 31 October 2022.

  • 29 October 2021

    S/RES/2602

    This resolution renewed the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum on Western Sahara (MINURSO) for another year, until 31 October 2022. The resolution received 13 votes in favour and two abstentions (Russia and Tunisia).

  • 29 October 2021

    S/RES/2601

    This resolution condemned attacks and threats of attack against schools, educational facilities and civilians connected with schools. It further emphasised the need to facilitate the continuation of education in situations of armed conflict. It was co-sponsored by 99 member states.

  • 29 October 2021

    S/PV.8892

    This was a briefing on the Security Council visiting mission to Mali and Niger from 23 to 25 October 2021.

  • 29 October 2021

    S/PV.8893

    This was a briefing on Mali.

  • 28 October 2021

    S/PRST/2021/21

    This presidential statement commended the UN-AU partnership and stressed that it should further develop into a systematic, operational, and strategic partnership rooted in shared values and a strong commitment to multilateralism.

  • 28 October 2021

    SC/14678

    This was a press statement in which members of the Security Council expressed serious concern about the military takeover in Sudan on 25 October.

  • 27 October 2021

    S/PV.8887

    This was a briefing on UNISFA and Sudan/South Sudan.

  • 27 October 2021

    S/PV.8888

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

  • 27 October 2021

    S/PRST/2021/20

    This statement requested the Secretary-General to establish an integrated electoral assistance team led by UNMISS.

  • 26 October 2021

    S/2021/890

    This was the regular 60-day report on the implementation of humanitarian resolutions by all parties to the conflict in Syria.

  • 22 October 2021

    S/2021/892

    This was a concept note prepared by Mexico ahead of an open debate on Small Arms and Light Weapons, which took place on 22 November 2021.

  • 22 October 2021

    SC/14673

    This was a press statement in which Council members commended Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) for conducting a technically sound election and deplored threats of violence against UNAMI, IHEC personnel and others.

  • 22 October 2021

    S/2021/917

    This letter contained the terms of reference for the 23-25 October 2021 Council visiting mission to Mali and Niger.

  • 21 October 2021

    S/PV.8886

    This was the annual open debate on WPS.

  • 20 October 2021

    S/PRST/2021/19

    This presidential statement recognised the progress made in the implementation of national and regional commitments under the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework, and urged the signatory states to remain committed to its full implementation.

  • 20 October 2021

    S/PV.8884

    This was the meeting on the situation in the Great Lakes region.

  • 20 October 2021

    SC/14671

    This press statement expressed unwavering support for UN Special Envoy Grundberg and stressed the need for de-escalation by all, including an immediate end to the Houthi escalation in Marib

  • 19 October 2021

    S/2021/888

    This was the concept note for the open debate on “Peace and security through preventive diplomacy: a common objective to all the principal organs of the United Nations”.

  • 19 October 2021

    S/PV.8883

    This was the monthly meeting on the Middle East including the Palestinian question

  • 15 October 2021

    S/PV.8880

    This was a meeting on the situation in Kosovo

  • 15 October 2021

    S/RES/2600

    This resolution renewed the mandate of the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) for nine months, until 15 July 2022. It also requested the Secretary-General to conduct an assessment of BINUH’s mandate within six months of the resolution’s adoption.

  • 15 October 2021

    S/2021/867

    This was the Secretary-General’s latest report.

  • 15 October 2021

    SC/14665

    On 15 October, Council members issued a press statement regarding a terrorist attack at a mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in which they condemned the attack in the strongest terms and underlined the need to hold perpetrators accountable and bring them to justice.

  • 15 October 2021

    SC/14666

    This press statement was issued following the 13 October meeting on Sudan/South Sudan under “any other business”. Council members reiterated their full support for the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) and expressed concern that the full implementation of the mission’s mandate is being obstructed. They further demanded that the government of South Sudan facilitate the unimpeded implementation of UNISFA’s mandate.

  • 15 October 2021

    S/2021/881

    This was the Secretary-General's report on UNISFA.

  • 14 October 2021

    S/PV.8879

    This was the Security Council’s quarterly meeting on Colombia, which was held on 14 October 2021.