UN Documents for Ukraine

Selected Security Council Resolutions View All
27 February 2022 S/RES/2623 This resolution called for an “emergency special session” (ESS) of the General Assembly to consider and recommend collective action on the situation in Ukraine. This represented the first time in four decades that the Council has adopted a “Uniting for Peace” resolution, whereby the Council refers a situation on which its permanent members are deadlocked to the General Assembly. It was adopted with 11 votes in favour, one against (Russia), and three abstentions (China, India, and the UAE).
17 February 2015 S/RES/2202 This was a resolution that endorsed the "Package of measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements" signed on 12 February 2015.
21 July 2014 S/RES/2166 This resolution condemned the downing of Malaysia Airline flight 17 and called for an investigation of the crash.
Selected Security Council Presidential Statements View All
6 May 2022 S/PRST/2022/3 This conveyed strong support for the Secretary-General’s efforts in the search for a peaceful solution to the war in Ukraine.
6 June 2018 S/PRST/2018/12 This presidential statement expressed concern over the worsening security situation in eastern Ukraine and condemned continuous violations of the ceasefire, including the use of heavy weapons.
Selected Security Council Letters View All
22 February 2019 S/2019/180 This letter transmitted a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on the fifth anniversary of the beginning of Russian armed aggression against Ukraine.
19 February 2019 S/2019/163 This was a letter from Russia to the Security Council on the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements.
25 November 2018 S/2018/1052 This was a letter from Ukraine addressed to the Secretary-General on the capture of three Ukrainian navy vessels near the Kerch Strait.
Selected Security Council Meeting Records View All
24 August 2022 S/PV.9115 This briefing on Ukraine was requested by Albania, France, Ireland, Norway, the UK, and the US and marked six months since the outbreak of hostilities on 24 February.
23 August 2022 S/PV.9114 This briefing on Ukraine was requested by Russia and focused on the situation of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant.
11 August 2022 S/PV.9109 This briefing on Ukraine was requested by Russia and focused on the situation of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant.
Selected Security Council Press Statements View All
31 January 2017 SC/12700 This was a statement on deteriorating situation in Donetsk region.
31 January 2017 SC/12700 This was a statement on deterioration of situation in Donetsk Region.
17 February 2015 SC/11784 This was a press statement that expressed concern over ceasefire violations and continued fighting in Debaltseve.
Selected General Assembly Documents View All
7 April 2022 A/RES/ES-11/3 This was a resolution suspending Russia’s membership in the UN Human Rights Council.
24 March 2022 A/RES/ES-11/2 This was a resolution titled “Humanitarian consequences of the aggression against Ukraine”.
2 March 2022 A/RES/ES-11/1 This was a resolution titled “Aggression against Ukraine”.
Selected Human Rights Council Documents View All
4 March 2022 A/HRC/RES/49/1 This was a resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council establishing an independent international Commission of Inquiry to investigate alleged violations and abuses of human rights committed in the context of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.
27 January 2015 A/HRC/28/64/Add.1 This was the report of the Human Rights Mission to Ukraine on the situation in the country, including Crimea.
Selected Other Documents View All
23 March 2022 S/2022/231 This was a Security Council draft resolution on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine drafted by Russia and co-sponsored by Belarus, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Syria. The resolution failed to be adopted because it did not garner the requisite support, receiving two votes in favour (China and Russia) and 13 abstentions.
22 March 2022 A/ES-11/L.3 This was a General Assembly resolution drafted by South Africa and co-sponsored by Angola, the Central African Republic, China, Lesotho, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, which was put to a procedural vote and did not receive the necessary support to be considered by the General Assembly.
25 February 2022 S/2022/155 This was a Security Council draft resolution authored by Albania and the US and co-sponsored by 81 member states, deploring Russia’s aggression against Ukraine in violation of Article 2 (4) of the UN Charter. The draft resolution failed to be adopted because of a veto cast by Russia. Eleven members voted in favour, one against (Russia) and three members abstained (China, India and the United Arab Emirates).