UN Documents for Protection of Civilians: Security Council Presidential Statements

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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.
16 December 2015 S/PRST/2015/25 This was a presidential statement on trafficking in persons in situations of conflict, with a particular focus on ISIS and the impact on women and children.
25 November 2015 S/PRST/2015/23 This was a presidential statement on the protection of civilians.
25 November 2015 S/PRST/2015/23 This was a presidential statement on the protection of civilians.
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.
12 February 2014 S/PRST/2014/3 This presidential statement reiterated the Council's commitment to the protection of civilians and contained as an annex an updated aide mémoire.
12 February 2013 S/PRST/2013/2 This presidential statement reconfirmed the Council's commitment to the protection of civilians.
22 November 2010 S/PRST/2010/25 This was on protection of civilians, containing an updated aide-mémoire.
16 June 2010 S/PRST/2010/10 This was on children and armed conflict.
27 May 2010 S/PRST/2010/8 This statement welcomed the appointment of Margot Wallstrom as Special Representative for Sexual Violence and asked the Secretary-General to continue working on indicators to measure progress on resolution 1325.
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.
14 January 2009 S/PRST/2009/1 This was on protection of civilians, included language considering the protection of the civilian population through control of, and reduction in the availability of, illicit small arms and light weapons.
27 May 2008 S/PRST/2008/18 This presidential statement reaffirmed previous decisions on protection of civilians and requested a report from the Secretary-General by May 2009.
25 January 2006 S/PRST/2006/4 This presidential statement deplored LRA's insurgency in the North of Uganda which has caused the death, abduction and displacement of thousands of innocent civilians in Uganda, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
12 July 2005 S/PRST/2005/30 This was on the role of the Council in a Humanitarian Crisis. This statement reiterated the Council’s concern about insecurity along the borders between the Sudan, Chad and the CAR and its impact on civilians and humanitarian operations and expressed its readiness to authorise the deployment of a multidimensional presence in Chad and the CAR. It also stressed the importance of justice and the rule of law in post conflict situations and the need for the end of impunity as a part of peace agreements.