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19 Mar 2015 description
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SC/11821

7407th Meeting* (AM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

During a mission to Africa last week, the Security Council held wide-ranging exchanges with key stakeholders in the peace processes in the Central African Republic and Burundi, witnessing progress and challenges on the ground, and discussed ways of bolstering the partnership between the United Nations and the African Union to ensure broader stability and development in the continent.

19 Mar 2015 description
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SC/11820-AFR/3095-PKO/475

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President François Delattre (France):

The members of the Security Council expressed their regret at the death of two Dutch peacekeepers of the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the region of Gao, Mali, on 17 March, which resulted from the accident of a MINUSMA helicopter.

05 Mar 2015 description

CONF150303-CS

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
CONFÉRENCES DE PRESSE

Le Représentant permanent de la France auprès des Nations Unies, M. François Delattre, qui préside ce mois-ci le Conseil de sécurité, a présenté, cet après-midi à la presse, le programme de travail mensuel de cet organe, qui sera notamment marqué par une visite de ses membres en Afrique, la semaine prochaine, et un débat ouvert sur le sort des enfants en temps de conflit armé, le 25 mars.

04 Mar 2015 description

In March, the French presidency of the Security Council would focus on a broad range of issues, from peace and security on the African continent to efforts to bring about a political solution to the crisis in Syria, the Permanent Representative of the country said this afternoon.

06 Feb 2015 description
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SC/11768-AFR/3070
SECURITY COUNCIL
PRESS RELEASE

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Liu Jieyi (China):

06 Feb 2015 description
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CS/11771

7378e séance – matin

Le Conseil de sécurité a, ce matin, exhorté les parties maliennes, à savoir le Gouvernement et les groupes armés signataires de l’Accord préliminaire de Ouagadougou, à reprendre « sans tarder » les négociations inter-maliennes entamées à Alger.

06 Feb 2015 description
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SC/11771

7378th Meeting (AM)

The Security Council this morning urged the parties in the inter-Malian negotiation process in Algiers to resume their talks to achieve and implement a comprehensive peace agreement, while demanding that all groups cease hostilities or face possible targeted sanctions.

04 Feb 2015 description
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SC/11763-AFR/3068

On trouvera ci-après le texte de la déclaration à la presse faite aujourd’hui par le Président du Conseil de sécurité pour le mois de février, M. Liu Jieyi (Chine):

04 Feb 2015 description
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SC/11763-AFR/3068

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Liu Jieyi (China):

20 Jan 2015 description
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CS/11742

7362e séance – soir
CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

Le Conseil de sécurité a, ce soir, « condamné dans les termes les plus énergiques » la récente escalade dans les attaques perpétrées par le groupe terroriste Boko Haram au Nigéria et dans la région.

20 Jan 2015 description
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SC/11742
7362nd Meeting (Night)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Condemning in the strongest terms the escalation of attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram in Nigeria and concerned about the growing humanitarian crisis and large-scale displacement of Nigerians, the Security Council demanded that the terrorist group “immediately and unequivocally” cease all hostilities, and without condition, release all hostages, including the 276 girls abducted in April.

19 Jan 2015 description
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SC/11739-AFR/3052-PKO/463

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Cristián Barros Melet (Chile):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the coordinated attacks against a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) camp in Kidal, Mali, on 17 January 2015, in which one Chadian peacekeeper of MINUSMA was killed and others were injured.

15 Jan 2015 description
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SC/11376

2014 Round-up
Security Council
Round-up Release

Seized with a succession of new crises in Europe, the Middle East and across Africa, the Security Council in 2014 tackled an expanding workload in a record number of meetings while seeking to defeat terrorism, prevent conflicts, protect civilians, and improve the effectiveness of sanctions and other tools to quell tensions and neutralize threats.

12 Jan 2015 description
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7357th Meeting (PM)

Security Council
Meetings Coverage

West Africa’s political landscape remained delicate as nations across the region continued to grapple with insecurity, terrorist threats and tensions ahead of a busy election cycle, the United Nations senior official there told the Security Council this afternoon.

07 Jan 2015 description
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CS/11726

7355e séance – après-midi
CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS

Le Ministre malien des affaires étrangères, M. Abdoulaye Diop, a relevé cet après-midi, au cours d’une séance publique du Conseil de sécurité dévolue à l’examen de la situation au Mali, que les solutions aux crises sécuritaires qui secouent le Mali et la Libye sont indissociables, puisque « la crise malienne est consécutive à la crise libyenne ».

07 Jan 2015 description
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SC/11726

7355th Meeting (PM)
Security Council
Meetings Coverage

Foreign Minister Says despite Recent Attacks Agreement Is Imminent

As serious fighting continued among warring armed groups in Mali, resulting in heavy casualties among both civilians and peacekeepers alike, the strife-torn nation’s ongoing peace talks had reached a crucial stage and must move forward, the head of United Nations peacekeeping told the Security Council this afternoon.

03 Jan 2015 description
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I. Introduction

  1. Par lettre datée du 23 décembre 2013 ( S/2013/759 ), le Président du Conseil de sécurité m’a informé que celui-ci approuvait, conformément à mes recommandations, la prorogation du mandat du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest jusqu’au 31 décembre 2016, et m’a prié de bien vouloir lui rendre compte, tous les six mois, de l’exécution de son mandat par le Bureau.

03 Jan 2015 description
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I. Introduction

  1. In a letter dated 23 December 2013 ( S/2013/759 ), the President of the Security Council informed the Secretary-General of the Council’s concurrence with my recommendation to extend the mandate of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) until 31 December 2016, and requested that I report to the Council every six months on the implementation of the mandate.