UN Documents for Israel/Palestine

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
23 December 2016 S/RES/2334 This was a resolution that condemned Israeli settlements and was adopted with 14 votes in favour and a US abstention.
8 January 2009 S/RES/1860 This resolution called for an immediate, durable and fully respected ceasefire leading to the full withdrawal of Israeli forces from Gaza.
16 December 2008 S/RES/1850 This resolution declared Council support for the Annapolis peace process and its commitment to the irreversibility of bilateral negotiations.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
28 July 2014 S/PRST/2014/13 This presidential statement among other things, called for respect of international humanitarian law; expressed support for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire into the Eid al-Fitr period and beyond; called on parties to engage in efforts to achieve a durable ceasefire; emphasised that civilian and humanitarian facilities be respected and protected; and called for the full implementation of resolution 1860.
26 September 2012 S/PRST/2012/20 Welcomed the intensifying cooperation between the UN and the Arab League, reiterated the Council’s commitment to comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace and welcomed the appointment of the Joint Special Representative for Syria.
1 June 2010 S/PRST/2010/9 This presidential statement called for an impartial investigation into the Gaza flotilla incident and stressed that the situation in Gaza was not sustainable.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
27 August 2018 S/2018/597 This was a report requested by the General Assembly, urging the Secretary-General “to continue his efforts with the parties concerned, and in consultation with the Security Council, including with regard to the reporting required pursuant to resolution 2334 (2016), towards the attainment of a peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine and the promotion of peace in the region and to submit to the General Assembly at its seventy-third session a report on these efforts and on developments on this matter”.
18 June 2018 S/2018/614 This was the Secretary-General’s latest report on the implementation of resolution 2334, relating to Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
4 September 2014 S/2014/650 This was a report on the question of Palestine submitted to the General Assembly.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
26 October 2018 S/2018/957 This was a letter to the Council from western European members, protesting the Israeli ambassador’s insults thrown in Hebrew at an Israeli human rights activist speaker during the 18 October open debate on the Middle East.
14 May 2018 S/2018/454 This was a letter from 10 members of the Council requesting the Secretary-General’s quarterly report on Israel/Palestine to be provided in written form, rather than orally.
10 April 2017 S/2017/305 This was the concept note for the Council’s quarterly open debate on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, on 20 April 2017.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
18 October 2018 S/PV.8375 This was the Council’s quarterly debate on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov, and Hagai El-Ad, an Israeli human rights activist who serves as the Executive Director of B’Tselem, briefed the Council.
18 October 2018 S/PV.8375 (Resumption 1) This was the Council’s quarterly debate on the Middle East (Israel/Palestine). Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov, and Hagai El-Ad, an Israeli human rights activist who serves as the Executive Director of B’Tselem, briefed the Council.
20 September 2018 S/PV.8358 This was a briefing by Mladenov on the implementation of resolution 2334.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
8 January 2017 SC/12670 This statement condemned the terrorist attack in Jerusalem in which four Israelis were killed and 15 injured.
17 September 2015 SC/12052 This was a press statement that expressed grave concern regarding escalating tensions in Jerusalem, including clashes in and around the Haram al-Sharif compound, and called for upholding the compound’s historic status quo.
31 July 2015 SC/11994 This was a press statement that condemned the terrorist attack in the village of Duma near Nablus, which killed a Palestinian child and injured his family members.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
21 December 2017 A/RES/ES-10/19 This was a resolution on the status of Jerusalem, adopted during the tenth emergency special session of the General Assembly with 128 votes in favour, 9 votes against, 35 abstentions and 21 absences.
23 October 2017 A/72/556 This was the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.
10 September 2015 A/RES/69/320 This was a General Assembly resolution allowing the flags of non-member observer states to fly at UN headquarters in New York.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
18 May 2018 A/HRC/RES/S-28/1 This was a Human Rights Council resolution condemning the use of force by Israeli occupying forces against Palestinian civilians and established an independent international commission of inquiry to investigate all alleged violations and abuses in the context of the military assaults on the large-scale civilian protests that began on 30 March 2018.
18 May 2018 A/HRC/RES/S-28/1 This was a resolution adopted at the Human Right Council’s 28th special session, which demanded that Israel end the illegal blockade of Gaza and established a Commission of Inquiry to investigate violations of international law in the context of the recent demonstrations that left at least 116 dead and over 12,000 injured.
19 March 2018 A/HRC/37/41 This was a report on accountability and justice for all violations of international law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, presented at the 37th session of the Human Rights Council.
Selected Other Documents View All
1 June 2018 S/2018/520 This was the US draft resolution that received only one vote.
1 June 2018 S/2018/516 This was the Kuwaiti draft resolution vetoed by the US.
18 December 2017 S/2017/1060 This was a draft resolution tabled by Egypt on the status of Jerusalem that received 14 affirmative votes but was vetoed by the US.