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28 Nov 2016 description
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CS/12598

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
7818E SÉANCE – MATIN

Sous la présidence du Ministre des affaires étrangères du Sénégal, et en présence du Secrétaire général de l’ONU, le Conseil de sécurité a organisé aujourd’hui un débat public, dans la suite de celui du 26 avril dernier, sur le thème « Eau et paix et sécurité », alors que l’amenuisement des ressources hydriques exacerbe les tensions à l’heure du changement climatique et de l’expansion démographique. Les spécialistes préviennent que l’accès inégal à l’eau sera la principale cause des conflits de demain.

23 Nov 2016 description
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SC/12598

SECURITY COUNCIL
7818TH MEETING (AM)

Speakers Highlight Effective Initiatives in Some Regions, Low Capacity in Others

Management of the world’s precious water resources must be promoted as a means to foster cooperation rather than conflict, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council today, as he opened a day-long open debate on water, peace and security.

07 Nov 2016 description
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SC/12579-AFR/3483-PKO/610

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Fodé Seck (Senegal):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the complex attack that occurred on 6 November 2016 near Douentza, in the centre of Mali, during which two Malian civilians and one Togolese peacekeeper of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed and others injured.

03 Nov 2016 description
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CS/12575

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ 7801E SÉANCE – APRÈS-MIDI

Le Conseil de sécurité a condamné, aujourd’hui, dans une déclaration présidentielle, les violations répétées du cessez-le-feu par les groupes armés des coalitions Plateforme et Coordination à Kidal et dans ses environs ces derniers mois. « Ces violations menacent la viabilité de l’Accord pour la paix et la réconciliation au Mali », s’inquiète le Conseil.

03 Nov 2016 description
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SECURITY COUNCIL
7801ST MEETING (PM)

SC/12575

Strongly condemning repeated ceasefire violations in Mali by armed groups over the last few months, the Security Council urged those factions, as well as the Government to expeditiously carry out all their commitments under the 2015 Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation for the country.

03 Nov 2016 description

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
CONF161101
1 NOVEMBRE 2016

Les questions africaines seront à l’honneur pendant le mois de novembre au Conseil de sécurité, a annoncé, cet après-midi, le Représentant permanent du Sénégal auprès des Nations Unies, M. Fodé Seck, qui assurera la présidence mensuelle de l’organe chargé du maintien de la paix et de la sécurité internationales.

02 Nov 2016 description

Open debates on “water, peace and security” and asymmetrical threats to peacekeeping would be highlighted by the Security Council this month, along with a range of items of ongoing concern, Fodé Seck (Senegal), Council President for November, told correspondents at Headquarters this afternoon.

07 Oct 2016 description
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SC/12544

Security Council
7784th Meeting (PM)
6 October 2016

Almost 18 months since the signing of the Mali peace agreement, the United Nations peacekeeping chief this afternoon called the Security Council’s attention to the absence of concrete progress in implementing the accord and the degrading security environment in the country.

05 Oct 2016 description
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SC/12542-AFR/3463

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Vitaly Churkin (Russian Federation):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the multiple terrorist attacks that occurred on 3 October 2016 against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Aguelhoc, in the north of Mali, during which two peacekeepers from Chad were killed and others injured.

04 Oct 2016 description
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I. Introduction

1. Par sa résolution 2295 (2016), le Conseil de sécurité a prorogé le mandat de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies po ur la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA) jusqu’au 30 juin 2017 et m’a prié de lui faire rapport tous les trois mois sur la suite donnée à sa résolution, en particulier sur les progrès accomplis dans l’application de l’Accord pour la paix et la réconciliation au Mali et l’action menée par la MINUSMA pour l’appuyer.

II. Faits politiques importants

04 Oct 2016 description
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I. Introduction

1. In its resolution 2295 (2016), the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2017 and requested me to report on a quarterly basis on its implementation, focusing on progress in the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali and the efforts of MINUSMA to support it.

II. Major political developments

A. Implementation of the peace agreement

29 Aug 2016 description

Résumé

Le présent rapport est soumis en application de la résolution 70/292 de l’Assemblée générale et fait le point sur les progrès réalisés dans la mise en oeuvre des recommandations figurant dans le rapport du Secrétaire général sur les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique (A/65/152-S/2010/526).

29 Aug 2016 description

Summary

The present report, submitted pursuant to General Assembly resolution 70/292, reviews progress made in the implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General on the causes of conflict and the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa (A/65/152-S/2010/526).

09 Aug 2016 description
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SC/12473-AFR/3424-PKO/599

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Ramlan Bin Ibrahim (Malaysia):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that occurred between 5 and 7 August 2016 against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the northern region of Kidal, killing one peacekeeper and injuring another six.

29 Jul 2016 description
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SC/12465

7750th Meeting (AM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

The Security Council underscored the importance of long-term institution-building as a critical part of peacebuilding in Africa, as it held an open debate today on the topic where speakers emphasized the importance of addressing the root causes of conflict, the need for predictable and sustainable financing, and closer cooperation with the African Union and subregional organizations.

29 Jul 2016 description
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SC/12464

7749th Meeting (AM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

The Security Council today welcomed the merging of the Office of the Special Envoy for the Sahel with the United Nations Office for West Africa, encouraging the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in the region to ensure a unified management structure for the new United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS).

28 Jul 2016 description
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SC/12463

7748th Meeting (AM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Speakers Hail Regional Military Efforts, Call for More International Support

Violence by Boko Haram had led to massive forced displacement and a widespread humanitarian crisis in West Africa’s Lake Chad Basin, senior United Nations officials told the Security Council today, as speakers called for increased international support for regional efforts to combat terrorism and meet the needs of 9.2 million people facing unimaginable desperation across four countries.

11 Jul 2016 description
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SC/12442

7735th Meeting (AM)
Security Council
Meetings Coverage

The Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) told the Security Council this morning that he was setting up a regional task force on the prevention of violent extremism in the region, as he appealed for greater efforts to counter the spread of terrorism and associated lawlessness.