UN Documents for Health Crises: Security Council Letters

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2 May 2021 S/2021/420 This was the concept note for the 19 May 2021 open debate on "Addressing root causes of conflict while promoting post-pandemic recovering Africa".
19 February 2021 S/2021/157 This letter contained the record of briefings and statements from Council members’ 17 February videoconference debate on equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.
12 February 2021 S/2021/138 This was the concept note for an open debate on ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines in contexts affected by conflict and insecurity.
27 January 2021 S/2021/90 This letter contained the record of briefings and statements from Council members’ 25 January videoconference briefing on the implementation of resolution 2532 for a global ceasefire.
11 September 2020 S/2020/897 This contained the record of the briefings and statements from the 9 September video conference on the implementation of resolution 2532 with USG for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, USG for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix, and USG for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock.
1 September 2020 S/2020/883 This was the concept note for the Security Council summit-level debate on “global governance after COVID-19”.
14 August 2020 S/2020/799 This contained the record of the briefings and statements from the 12 August open debate (held by VTC) on “Pandemics and the Challenges of Sustaining Peace”.
30 July 2020 S/2020/765 This was a concept note for a high-level open debate on pandemics and the challenges of sustaining peace.
8 July 2020 S/2020/663 This letter contained the records of the briefings and statements from the 2 July open debate on the peace and security implications of pandemics and international health crises.
22 June 2020 S/2020/571 This was the concept note for the 2 July open debate on pandemics and security.
28 May 2020 S/2020/439 This was the summary of the IEG’s 29 April meeting on responding to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
27 March 2020 S/2020/253 This was a letter from the president of the Security Council to permanent representatives of Council members describing temporary measures to be applied during the COVID-19 period, in particular the written voting procedure.
25 March 2020 A/74/768*–S/2020/238* This was a letter urging the complete and immediate lifting of unilateral sanctions to ensure the full, effective and efficient response to the COVID-19 pandemic from Angola, Cambodia, China, Cuba, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Dominica, Grenada, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Myanmar, Nicaragua, the Russian Federation, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, the Syrian Arab Republic, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Zimbabwe.
12 March 2020 A/74/747–S/2020/201 This was a letter from Iran calling for member states to demand that all US sanctions be immediately lifted in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
5 August 2015 S/2015/600 This was a concept note circulated by Nigeria ahead of the meeting on the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.