UN Documents for Human Rights: Security Council Meeting Records
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|19 March 2018 S/PV.8209
|This was a meeting at which the Council failed to garner nine votes to hold a briefing by High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.
|18 April 2017 S/PV.7926
|This was a meeting under the agenda item “Maintenance of international peace and security” focusing on “human rights and prevention of armed conflict”. It was the first time the Council discussed human rights thematically.
|31 March 2016 S/PV.7663
|This was a meeting on the situation in South Sudan that included a briefing by Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore.
|18 March 2016 S/PV.7652
|This was a briefing by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and Ambassador Jürg Lauber (Switzerland), chair of the Burundi configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission, on the situation in Burundi.
|19 February 2016 S/PV.7628
|This was a briefing, followed by consultations, on the situation in South Sudan and on UNMISS, as well as on the work of the 2206 South Sudan Sanctions Committee.
|11 December 2015 S/PV.7576
|This was a meeting on the situation in Ukraine, including briefings by Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson; Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic; Director of OCHA John Ging; and Ambassador Ertuğrul Apakan, Chief Monitor of the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine of the OSCE.
|10 December 2015 S/PV.7575
|This was a meeting on the human rights situation in the DPRK, with briefings by High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman. China asked for a vote on the agenda which led to a procedural vote. The outcome of the vote was four against - China, Russia, Angola and Venezuala- two abstentions - Chad and Nigeria, and nine in favour.
|20 November 2015 S/PV.7564
|This was a briefing by the Secretary-General on his report “The future of United Nations peace operations: implementation of the recommendations of the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations”.
|9 November 2015 S/PV.7553
|This was a meeting on the situation in Burundi, including a briefing by the High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein.
|9 July 2015 S/PV.7482
|This was a briefing by Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun and High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al Hussein on the situation in Burundi.
|8 July 2015 S/PV.7481
|This was a briefing by Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Al Hussein on the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. The Council voted on a draft resolution to commemorate the anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, but it was vetoed by Russia and Angola. China, Nigeria and Venezuela abstained.
|13 May 2015 S/PV.7442
|This was an open debate on small arms and light weapons, High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein briefed.
|27 March 2015 S/PV.7419
|French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius chaired a ministerial-level open debate on the situation of persecuted ethnic or religious minorities in the Middle East, High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein briefed.
|6 March 2015 S/PV.7400
|This was a briefing on the political, humanitarian and human rights situation in Ukraine, Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic briefed.
|24 February 2015 S/PV.7392
|This was a briefing on the Secretary-General's report on South Sudan (S/2015/118), with a briefing by Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic.