UN Documents for Energy, Climate and Natural Resources

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
14 September 2005 S/RES/1625 This was a declaration on the effectiveness of the Security Council's role in conflict prevention, reaffirming the need to adopt a broad strategy to conflict prevention, which addresses the root causes of armed conflict in a comprehensive manner, including by promoting sustainable development.
9 December 2002 S/RES/1448 This resolution ended all sanctions against UNITA in Angola.
19 October 2001 S/RES/1374 This resolution requested the monitoring mechanism to provide the Committee within 60 days of the adoption of this resolution with a detailed action plan for its future work.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
28 July 2014 S/PRST/2014/14 This presidential statement prohibited illicit oil trade as a source of revenue for terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
20 July 2011 S/PRST/2011/15 This was a presidential statement on climate change.
25 June 2007 S/PRST/2007/22 This presidential statement was on the role of natural resources in conflict.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
25 October 2011 S/2011/661 This report on protection of Somali natural resources and waters and alleged illegal fishing and dumping was requested by resolution 1976.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
1 September 2020 S/2020/882 This letter transmitted the concept note for the ministerial-level open debate in VTC format on the humanitarian effects of environmental degradation and peace and security.
4 February 2019 S/2019/113 This was the summary of the 25 January open debate on “Addressing the impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security”.
17 January 2019 S/2019/73 This letter transmitted the summary of the joint meeting of the ECOSOC and the PBC on linkages between climate change and challenges to peacebuilding and sustaining peace in the Sahel, held on 13 November 2018.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
25 January 2019 S/PV.8451 This was a Council open debate focused on addressing the impact of climate-related disasters on international peace and security.
16 October 2018 S/PV.8372 Security Council briefing on the role of natural resources as a root cause of conflict.
11 July 2018 S/PV.8307 This was a debate on climate-related security risks chaired by Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
20 October 2006 SC/8856 The Council expressed its decision to not renew timber sanctions against Liberia.
5 June 2003 SC/7778 The Council expressed its decision to not renew diamond sanctions against Sierra Leone which had expired on 4 June.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
11 September 2009 A/64/350 This was the report addressed to the General Assembly on climate change and its possible security implications.
3 June 2009 A/RES/63/281 This resolution invited UN organs to consider the issue of climate change within their mandates.
3 June 2009 A/63/PV.85 This was a meeting on a draft resolution entitled “Climate change and its possible security implications.”
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
21 March 2011 A/HRC/17/31 This included the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Selected Other Documents View All
18 July 2020 S/2020/725 This was a concept note for the ministerial-level open debate on “climate and security” in open VTC format.
15 March 2011 FCCC/CP/2010/7/Add.1 This was a report of the Conference of the Parties on its sixteenth session, held in Cancun from 29 November to 10 December 2010.
30 March 2010 FCCC/CP/2009/11/Add.1 This was the report of the Conference of the Parties on its fifteenth session, held in Copenhagen from 7 to 19 December 2009.