UN Documents for Protection of Civilians: Security Council Meeting Records

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13 August 2019 S/PV.8596 A briefing on “the 70th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions—upholding humanity in modern conflict”.
20 June 2019 S/PV.8556 The Council unanimously adopted resolution 2475, co-authored by Poland and the UK, which focused on protection of persons with disabilities in conflict.
11 June 2019 S/PV.8543 The Council unanimously adopted standalone resolution 2474 on persons reported missing during armed conflict.
23 May 2019 S/PV.8534 The annual open debate on the Secretary-General's protection of civilians report.
1 April 2019 S/PV.8499 This was a briefing by ICRC President Peter Maurer and Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School Naz Modirzadeh on the promotion and strengthening of the rule of law, with a focus on International humanitarian law.
21 September 2018 S/PV.8359 The Council adopted a presidential statement on the protection of civilians in which it recognised the contribution of the updated Aide Memoire, which was attached as an annex to the statement
24 May 2018 S/PV.8267 This was the meeting at which the Council adopted resolution 2417 on the link between armed conflict and food insecurity.
22 May 2018 S/PV.8264 This was the ministerial-level open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict.
23 March 2018 S/PV.8213 This was a briefing on conflict and hunger in which Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag chaired the session.
12 October 2017 S/PV.8069 Secretary-General António Guterres briefed the Council on "country-specific impediments to an effective response to the risk of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeast Nigeria".
9 August 2017 S/PV.8020 The Council adopted a presidential statement expressing its grave concern about the threat of famine presently facing more than 20 million people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, and north-east Nigeria.
25 May 2017 S/PV.7951 This was an open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict.
28 September 2016 S/PV.7779 The Council held a briefing on the protection of health care in armed conflict and the Secretary-General's recommendations on this issue.
10 June 2016 S/PV.7711 This was a ministerial-level open debate on the protection of civilians in the context of peacekeeping operations.
3 May 2016 S/PV.7685 This was a briefing on the protection of health care in armed conflict.