UN Documents for Health Crises

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
30 October 2018 S/RES/2439 The Council adopted unanimously a resolution on Ebola in the DRC.
18 September 2014 S/RES/2177 In this resolution, the Council determined that the unprecedented extent of the ebola outbreak in Africa constituted a threat to international peace and security.
7 June 2011 S/RES/1983 This resolution was on the HIV epidemic.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
2 August 2019 S/PRST/2019/6 Adopted under the agenda item "peace and security in Africa", this PRST referred to the Ebola outbreak in the DRC and the need to have international cooperation to address it.
9 August 2017 S/PRST/2017/14 This was on the threat of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria.
21 November 2014 S/PRST/2014/24 This was a presidential statement that reiterated grave concern over the epidemic, that Ebola constitutes a threat to international peace and security, recognised progress in scaling-up international assistance and called for further strengthening of response efforts.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
5 August 2015 S/2015/600 This was a concept note circulated by Nigeria ahead of the meeting on the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
9 December 2014 S/2014/877 This letter was on the appointment of Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed as Special Representative and head of UNMEER.
17 September 2014 S/2014/679 This letter from the Secretary-General concerned the establishment of UNMEER.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
12 October 2017 S/PV.8069 Secretary-General António Guterres briefed the Council on "country-specific impediments to an effective response to the risk of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeast Nigeria".
9 August 2017 S/PV.8020 The Council adopted a presidential statement expressing its grave concern about the threat of famine presently facing more than 20 million people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and north-east Nigeria.
13 August 2015 S/PV.7502 This was a briefing on the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
15 October 2014 SC/11602 This was a press statement expressing grave concern about the unprecedented extent of the Ebola outbreak in Africa, which constitutes a threat to international peace and security, as well as the impact of the Ebola virus on West Africa, in particular, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
19 September 2014 A/RES/69/1 This General Assembly resolution welcomed the intention of the Secretary-General to establish UNMEER.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
26 September 2014 A/HRC/PRST/27/4 This HRC presidential statement urged states to respect human rights when implementing measures to combat Ebola.