UN Documents for Protection of Civilians: Security Council Letters

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18 August 2016 S/2016/722 This letter transmitted the Secretary-General’s recommendations on the protection of health care in armed conflict.
27 May 2016 S/2016/503 This was a concept note circulated by France ahead of the open debate on the protection of civilians in the context of peacekeeping operations.
6 January 2016 S/2016/22 This was a concept paper circulated by Uruguay for the open debate on the protection of civilians.
5 November 2015 S/2015/844 This was a concept note circulated by the UK ahead of the meeting on the challenges of policing within a protection of civilians mandate.
17 June 2015 S/2015/446 This was the report of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations.
1 May 2015 S/2015/307 This was a concept note circulated by Lithuania for the open debate on the protection of journalists.
12 March 2015 S/2015/176 This was a concept note prepared by France for a ministerial-level open debate on protection of minorities in the Middle East.
16 January 2015 S/2015/32 This was a concept paper circulated by Chile for the open debate on the protection of civilians, with a particular focus on the protection challenges of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict settings.
5 August 2014 S/2014/571 This letter from the UK was a concept note in advance of the briefing on protection of civilians.
3 February 2014 S/2014/74 This was a concept note for the debate on the protection of civilians focusing on effective implementation of protection of civilians mandates in UN peacekeeping missions.
1 August 2013 S/2013/447 This was the concept note for an open debate on protection of civilians.
18 May 2012 S/2012/373 This letter from Portugal submitted the report from the 1 November 2011 workshop on accountability.
9 November 2011 S/2011/701 This was a letter from Brazil submitting its concept note on “Responsibility while Protecting.”
11 March 2010 S/2010/129 This was a letter from the Secretary-General to the Council recommending a two-month technical rollover of MINURCAT’s mandate.
16 June 2008 S/2008/402 This was from the representatives of the UK and Canada on the Wilton Park conference 'Women targeted or affected by armed conflict: what role for military peacekeepers?'.