UN Documents for Security Council Working Methods: Notes by the President of the Security Council

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10 July 2020 S/2020/2/Rev.3 This was an update to the note by the president that contained a list of chairs of subsidiary bodies.
27 December 2019 S/2019/997 This note addressed the issue of timeline for the preparation of the Council annual report to the General Assembly.
27 December 2019 S/2019/996 This note addressed the issue of the gender pronoun used in the Provisional Rules of Procedure.
27 December 2019 S/2019/995 This note addressed the issue of Council meetings with troop- and police-contributing countries.
27 December 2019 S/2019/994 This note addressed the issue of wrap-up sessions at the end of presidencies of the Council.
27 December 2019 S/2019/993 This note addressed the issue of additional modalities for incoming elected members.
27 December 2019 S/2019/992 This note addressed the issue of an unofficial addendum to the programme of work to be prepared at the discretion of the president of the Security Council.
27 December 2019 S/2019/991 This note addressed the issue of the selection of chairs of Council subsidiary bodies.
27 December 2019 S/2019/990 This note addressed the issue of the Council’s visiting missions.
2 January 2019 S/2019/2 This was a note by the president that contained a list of chairs of subsidiary bodies.
2 January 2018 S/2018/2 This was a note by the president that contained a list of chairs of subsidiary bodies.
30 August 2017 S/2017/507 This was the Note of the Security Council containing the compendium of its working methods.
15 July 2016 S/2016/619 This was a presidential note concerning transitional arrangements for newly elected Council members.
22 February 2016 S/2016/170 This was a note by the president of the Council that outlined a set of measures aimed at improving the transparency of the Council’s subsidiary organs, improving the selection process and the preparation of chairs and improving the interaction and coordination among subsidiary organs and between the Council and the subsidiary organs.
10 December 2015 S/2015/944 This was a note in which members changed the period of coverage for all annual reports from 1 August to 31 July to being from 1 January to 31 December, starting with the 2017 report.