UN Documents for Energy, Climate and Natural Resources: Security Council Letters

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1 September 2020 S/2020/882 This letter transmitted the concept note for the ministerial-level open debate in VTC format on the humanitarian effects of environmental degradation and peace and security.
4 February 2019 S/2019/113 This was the summary of the 25 January open debate on “Addressing the impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security”.
17 January 2019 S/2019/73 This letter transmitted the summary of the joint meeting of the ECOSOC and the PBC on linkages between climate change and challenges to peacebuilding and sustaining peace in the Sahel, held on 13 November 2018.
2 January 2019 S/2019/1 This was the concept note for the open debate on the theme “Addressing the impacts of climate-related disasters on international peace and security”.
5 November 2018 S/2018/991 This was the concept note from Kuwait for its 7 November Arria-formula meeting on the protection of the environment during armed conflict.
9 October 2018 S/2018/901 This was the concept note for the Security Council briefing on the theme, “Maintenance of international peace and security: root causes of conflict — the role of natural resources”.
30 July 2018 S/2018/749 This was a letter summarising the ideas expressed during the 11 July debate on "Understanding and addressing climate-related security risks".
2 April 2018 S/2018/302 This was a letter from the Netherlands summarising the 22 March briefing on the Lake Chad Basin.
14 November 2016 S/2016/969 This was a concept note circulated by Senegal for the open debate on water, peace and security.
15 July 2015 S/2015/543 This letter transmitted the concept note for the 30 July 2015 open debate on small island developing states.
6 June 2013 S/2013/334 This was a letter from the UK to the Secretary-General on conflict prevention and natural resources circulated before the open debate on 19 June 2013 on the topic.
6 June 2007 S/2007/334 This was the concept paper for the 25 June open debate on conflict and natural resources.
16 April 2007 S/2007/211 The Groupe 77 expressed concern about Council encroachment on prerogatives of the General Assembly and ECOSOC.
12 April 2007 S/2007/203 NAM sent a letter to the Security Council expressing concern about Council encroachment on prerogatives of the General Assembly and ECOSOC.
5 April 2007 S/2007/186 This was the UK's concept paper for the 17 April ministerial-level debate on energy, security and climate.