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26 May 2017 description

SC/12841

Security Council
7951st Meeting (AM)

Endless Talks on Ending Violence Pointless as Arms Sales to Criminals, Dictators, Terrorists Continue at Same Time, Says Holy See

Despite 15 years of steadily growing international attention to the question of protecting civilians in conflict situations, life in war zones around the world remained grim, with suffering “pushed to the limits” as cities turned into “death traps”, the Security Council heard today as it held an open debate on attacks against medical personnel and facilities.

26 May 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. Dans sa lettre datée du 25 janvier 2017, le Président du Conseil de sécurité a informé le Secrétaire général que le Conseil avait décidé de dépêcher une mission dans la région du bassin du lac Tchad (Cameroun, Tchad, Niger et Nigéria) du 1er au 7 mars 2017. La mission était codirigée par les Représentants permanents de la France, du Sénégal et du Royaume -Uni. On trouvera dans les annexes I et II la composition de la mission et l’énoncé de son mandat.

II. Cameroun

26 May 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. In his letter dated 25 January 2017, the President of the Security Council informed the Secretary-General that the Council had decided to send a mission to the Lake Chad Basin region (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) from 1 to 7 March 2017. The mission was led jointly by the Permanent Representatives of France, Senegal and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The composition of the mission and its terms of reference are set out in annexes I and II to the present report.

II. Cameroon

23 May 2017 description
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SC/12837-PKO/644

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Elbio Rosselli (Uruguay):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) near Aguelhoc, Mali, on 23 May 2017, which caused the death of two Chadian peacekeepers and injured another and which was claimed by Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims).

16 May 2017 description
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CS/12819
15 MAI 2017
CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
7938E SÉANCE – MATIN

Les violences sexuelles en période de conflit étant considérées comme une menace légitime pour la sécurité et la paix durables, le Conseil de sécurité a tenu un long débat, aujourd’hui, sous la présidence du Vice-Ministre des affaires étrangères de l’Uruguay, M. José Luis Cancela, pour réfléchir aux moyens de prévenir ce fléau et d’y remédier, face à une aggravation récente du problème.

16 May 2017 description
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SC/12819
15 MAY 2017
SECURITY COUNCIL
7938TH MEETING (AM)

Words, Laws, Resolutions Will Mean Nothing if Violations Go Unpunished in Practice, Deputy Secretary-General Stresses

Shame and stigma were integral to the logic of using sexual violence as a tactic of war, torture or terrorism, the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide told the Security Council today, amid demands that survivors be recognized as legitimate victims of conflict entitled to equality before the law as well as reparations.

09 May 2017 description
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CS/12814

Conseil de sécurité
7935e séance – matin

Célébrant la Journée de l’Europe et le soixantième anniversaire du Traité de Rome, la Haut Représentante pour les affaires étrangères et la politique de sécurité de l’Union européenne, Mme Federica Mogherini, a présenté au Conseil de sécurité, ce matin, ce qu’elle a appelé « la voie de l’Union européenne », réaffirmant son engagement en faveur du multilatéralisme.

09 May 2017 description
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SC/12814

Security Council
7935th Meeting (AM)

Russian Federation Assails Bloc over Sanctions, as United States Urges It to Press Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Iran

Describing the European Union as an indispensable partner of the United Nations, the bloc’s senior-most diplomat told the Security Council today that it was ready to move beyond the current international uncertainty and join the Organization in building a more cooperative world order.

06 May 2017 description
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SC/12810-PKO/636

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Elbio Rosselli (Uruguay):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack against the camp of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Timbuktu, Mali, on 3 May 2017, which caused the death of a Liberian peacekeeper and injured others, and which was claimed by Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims).

04 May 2017 description
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Summary

The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612 (2005) and subsequent resolutions on children and armed conflict. It is the first report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Nigeria and contains information on the impact of armed conflict on children during the period from January 2013 to December 2016.

06 Apr 2017 description
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CS/12779

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
7917E SÉANCE – MATIN

En dépit de progrès tangibles dans la mise en œuvre de l’Accord pour la paix et la réconciliation au Mali, que soutient la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation dans ce pays (MINUSMA), des défis considérables continuent de s’y poser, en particulier sur le plan sécuritaire, a déclaré, ce matin, le nouveau Secrétaire général adjoint aux opérations de maintien de la paix, M. Jean-Pierre Lacroix.

06 Apr 2017 description
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SC/12779

SECURITY COUNCIL
7917TH MEETING (AM)

Foreign Minister Outlines Challenges, Including Fragile Security in Central Region

Despite progress since the 2015 signing of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali, significant challenges — such as the accelerated activities of terrorists and the transnational networks funding them — continued to require international support, including possible changes to the United Nations operation there, the Organization’s new peacekeeping chief told the Security Council today.

04 Apr 2017 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 pour 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 Apr 2017 description
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I. Introduction

1. By 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 b asis 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

Implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali

03 Apr 2017 description
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CS/12773

CONSEIL DE SÉCURITÉ
7911E SÉANCE – APRÈS-MIDI
31 MARS 2017

Un peu moins d’un mois après sa visite dans la région du bassin du lac Tchad, effectuée du 2 au 7 mars, le Conseil de sécurité a demandé, aujourd’hui, aux pays de cette région de « persévérer » dans leur lutte contre Boko Haram, tout en appelant la communauté internationale à leur fournir un appui plus solide pour vaincre ce groupe terroriste, répondre aux causes profondes ayant permis son avènement et remédier à la crise humanitaire.

31 Mar 2017 description
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SC/12773

SECURITY COUNCIL
7911TH MEETING (PM)

Egypt Calls for Full Participation in Negotiations as Russian Federation Says Text Wrongly Defines Situation as ‘Conflict’

The Security Council adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the Lake Chad Basin today, expressing concern about the protection needs of civilians affected by terrorism, including those resulting from sexual exploitation and abuse, extra-judicial killings and torture.