UN Documents for Peacekeeping: Security Council Presidential Statements

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18 August 2021 S/PRST/2021/17 This presidential statement highlighted the significance of existing and new technologies in supporting not only the safety and security of peacekeepers but also the protection of civilians by enabling effective and timely decision-making, including through early warning and response.
24 May 2021 S/PRST/2021/11 This presidential statement addressed the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to peacekeepers, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on peacekeeping operations and the vaccination rollout to peacekeepers.
7 May 2019 S/PRST/2019/4 This Presidential Statement was on peacekeeping training and capacity-building.
14 May 2018 S/PRST/2018/10 This was a presidential statement on peacekeeping operations.
21 December 2017 S/PRST/2017/27 This was a presidential statement that laid out the elements related to peacebuilding and sustaining peace to be considered when reviewing the mandates and configuration of peacekeeping missions.
31 December 2015 S/PRST/2015/26 This underscored the importance of sustained cooperation among the Council, the Secretariat, and troop- and police-contributing countries on peacekeeping.
25 November 2015 S/PRST/2015/22 The Council took note of the recommendations of the HIPPO report and the Secretary-General's implementation report.
16 December 2014 S/PRST/2014/27 This was a presidential statement acknowledging the progress in the ongoing cooperation between the UN and the AU in peace operations.
26 August 2011 S/PRST/2011/17 This statement expressed the Council’s commitment to enhanced consideration of early peacebuilding activities in the mandates and structure of peacekeeping operations.
23 September 2010 S/PRST/2010/18 This statement reiterated the Council's commitment to continue strengthening activities for maintenance of international peace and security.
23 September 2010 S/PRST/2010/18 This statement reaffirmed the Council's primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security and the need foro a more comprehensive and concerted approach.
12 February 2010 S/PRST/2010/2 This was a statement on transition and exit strategies for UN peacekeeping operations that recalled the importance of protection of civilians throughout the life cycle of such operations and other relevant missions in line with resolution 1894.
5 August 2009 S/PRST/2009/24 This was a presidential statement regarding integration of peacebuilding in peacekeeping missions. It highlighted the Council's efforts to improve its dialogue with the Secretariat and TCCs/PCCs as well as requested the Secretary-General to provide in his reports on specific missions an indication of progress towards achieving a coordinated UN approach in-country, and in particular on critical gaps to achieving peacebuilding objectives alongside the mission.
31 May 2005 S/PRST/2005/21 This presidential statement condemned, in the strongest terms, all acts of sexual abuse and exploitation committed by peacekeepers and welcomed the comprehensive report prepared by Prince Zeid.
22 September 2004 S/PRST/2004/33 This presidential statement recognised the important civilian role in conflict management and peacebuilding.