UN Documents for Syria: Security Council Presidential Statements

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22 November 2019 S/PRST/2019/14 This statement reaffirmed the Council’s strong support for the Chemical Weapons Convention and for the work of the OPCW in accordance with the Convention.
8 October 2019 S/PRST/2019/12 This was a presidential statement welcoming the Secretary-General’s announcement of the formation of the Constitutional Committee.
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.
17 August 2015 S/PRST/2015/15 This was a statement that expressed support for UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura.
24 April 2015 S/PRST/2015/10 This presidential statement was on the impact of Syria’s humanitarian crisis on neighbouring countries.
19 November 2014 S/PRST/2014/23 This was a presidential statement that focused on international cooperation in combating terrorism and addressed the interrelated threats posed by foreign terrorist fighters, violent extremism, Al-Qaida and the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham.
19 September 2014 S/PRST/2014/20 Welcomed the new Iraqi government and urged international support for Iraq’s fight against ISIS.
28 July 2014 S/PRST/2014/14 This presidential statement prohibited illicit oil trade as a source of revenue for terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
2 October 2013 S/PRST/2013/15 This statement was on humanitarian access in Syria and urged the government to take immediate steps to allow for expanded relief operations and lift bureaucratic obstacles.
26 September 2012 S/PRST/2012/20 Welcomed the intensifying cooperation between the UN and the Arab League, reiterated the Council's commitment to comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace and welcomed the appointment of the Joint Special Representative for Syria.
5 April 2012 S/PRST/2012/10 This presidential statement called on the Syrian government to cease violence by 10 April and the opposition to cease all violence 48 hours thereafter.
21 March 2012 S/PRST/2012/6 This presidential statement supported the Joint Special Envoy's six-point plan for mediation of the Syrian crisis.
3 August 2011 S/PRST/2011/16 Expressed concern over the deteriorating situation in Syria.