UN Documents for Conflict Prevention and Mediation: Security Council Presidential Statements

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20 July 2000 S/PRST/2000/25 This statement invited the Secretary-General to submit a report on the prevention of armed conflict.
30 November 1999 S/PRST/1999/34 This statement recognised the importance of building a culture of armed conflict prevention and the need for a contribution from all principal UN organs to achieve this goal. The Council stated that it would consider preventive measures such as establishing demilitarised zones and preventive disarmament as well as arms embargoes.
16 September 1998 S/PRST/1998/28 This presidential statement set general standards for peacekeeping and stressed the need to be fully informed of peacekeeping activities carried out by regional or subregional organisations. It also focused on enhancing Africa's peacekeeping capacity and highlighted the problem of children in armed conflict.
25 September 1997 S/PRST/1997/46 This presidential statement noted that addressing the challenges of conflict in Africa required a comprehensive approach and called on the Secretary-General to produce a report to address the issue.