UN Documents for Peacekeeping

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
9 September 2021 S/RES/2594 This unanimously adopted resolution addressed the crucial role peace operations play in the pursuit of sustainable political solutions and building peace and emphasised the need for peace operations to engage at the earliest possible stage in integrated planning and coordination on transitions with the host state and other national stakeholders.
18 August 2021 S/RES/2589 This unanimously adopted resolution focused on facilitating accountability for crimes committed against peacekeepers, requested the Secretary-General include updates in his annual briefing to the Council on peacekeeping reform and called for the establishment of a comprehensive online database of crimes against UN peacekeepers.
30 March 2020 S/RES/2518 This was a resolution on improving the safety and security of peacekeepers.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
18 August 2021 S/PRST/2021/17 This presidential statement highlighted the significance of existing and new technologies in supporting not only the safety and security of peacekeepers but also the protection of civilians by enabling effective and timely decision-making, including through early warning and response.
24 May 2021 S/PRST/2021/11 This presidential statement addressed the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to peacekeepers, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on peacekeeping operations and the vaccination rollout to peacekeepers.
7 May 2019 S/PRST/2019/4 This Presidential Statement was on peacekeeping training and capacity-building.
Selected Secretary-General's Reports View All
31 December 2018 S/2018/1183 This was the Secretary-General’s report on UN policing.
5 November 2018 A/73/480 This was the annual report to the C-34.
26 May 2017 S/2017/454 This report was on options for authorisation and support for AU peace support operations.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
6 November 2020 S/2020/1092 This letter transmitted the Security Council's annual meeting with the heads of UN police components in UN peace operations. 
28 August 2020 S/2020/856 This was a letter from the president of the Security Council containing the draft resolution in blue about women in peacekeeping operations, the votes submitted by all Council members, and explanations of vote by Indonesia and Russia.
28 August 2020 S/2020/851 This was a letter from the president of the Security Council containing the resolution on women in peacekeeping operations, the result of the voting and the list of co-sponsors.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
8 September 2021 S/PV.8851 This was a high-level meeting on United Nations peacekeeping operations.
30 April 2021 S/2020/911 This was a letter from the president of the Security Council addressed to the Secretary-General and the permanent representatives of Council member states containing the record of the 14 September 2020 meeting on UN peacekeeping operations.
6 November 2019 S/PV.8661 This was the annual briefing of the heads of UN police components.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
21 December 2017 SC/13134 This was a statement underscoring the importance that peacekeeping operations endeavour to minimise their impact on the sustainability of the ecosystems where they are deployed, based on sound consideration of the risks, benefits and costs.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
5 November 2018 A/73/480 This was the annual report to the C-34.
15 March 2018 A/72/19 This was the final report of the C34.
3 November 2017 A/72/573 This was on the implementation of the recommendations of the Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations.
Selected Notes by the President of the Security Council View All
28 October 2013 S/2013/630 This note of the president of the Council enumerated steps for enhancing cooperation between the Security Council and troop and police-contributing countries.
Selected Reports of the High Representative View All
24 September 2001 S/2001/900 This was a report of the working group on peacekeeping operations.
Selected Reports of the Working Group on Peacekeeping Operations View All
21 December 2017 S/2017/1087 This was the annual report of the working group.
13 February 2017 S/2017/130 This report contained a summary of the discussion of the working group on the use of technology in peacekeeping operations.
29 December 2015 S/2015/1050 This was the annual report of the working group.
Selected Other Documents View All
11 March 2016 S/2016/239 This was the Egyptian amendment to the draft resolution addressing sexual exploitation and abuse in peace operations.
1 February 2014 Ref. 2014.01 This was the DPKO/DFS Policy on UN Police in Peacekeeping Operations and Special Political Missions 2014
13 January 2012 A/C.5/66/14 This included the approved resources for peacekeeping operations for the period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.