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12 Jan 2007 description
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CS/8940

Aperçu des travaux du Conseil de sécurité en 2006

Tandis que sa représentativité est plus que jamais questionnée par l’Assemblée générale, pour qu’il reflète enfin les évolutions géopolitiques survenues depuis la fin de la guerre froide, le Conseil de sécurité aura, en 2006, été mobilisé par une série de crises d’une extrême gravité qui ont mis à l’épreuve sa capacité à maintenir la paix et la sécurité internationales.

12 Jan 2007 description
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Major Concerns Addressed Include War in Lebanon, Arab-Israeli Conflict, Sudan, Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Iraq, Afghanistan, Terrorism

SC/8940

Security Council
2006 Round-up

In the face of complex and interrelated threats that spanned the globe and crisscrossed national and regional borders, the United Nations Security Council confronted an ambitious agenda in 2006 by brokering cessations of hostilities, easing difficult transitions and blunting relapses into conflict.

28 Nov 2005 description
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I. Introduction
1. The present fifth report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict is submitted pursuant to the request of the President of the Security Council contained in his statement of 14 December 2004 (S/PRST/2004/46).

22 Jun 2004 description
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Secretary-General Says Two-Way Dialogue between UN, Civil Society Needed, Not So One Directs the Other, But to Ensure Complementary Efforts
SC/8128

Security Council
4993rd Meeting (AM & PM)

Calling for a two-way dialogue between the United Nations and civil society, Secretary-General Kofi Annan told the Security Council today that the purpose was not so that one could direct the other, but to ensure that their respective efforts complemented each other.

28 May 2004 description
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SC/8106
Security Council
4980th Meeting (AM)

In Debate on Complex Crises and UN Response, Council Considers Military, Security, Political, Economic, Social, Humanitarian Dimensions

Opening a debate today in the Security Council on complex crises and the United Nations response, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Jan Egeland, said that United Nations success would be determined by the number of people it assisted and protected through swift and decisive action.

15 Apr 2004 description
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SC/8058
Security Council
4943rd Meeting (AM)

‘Economic Dimensions of Armed Conflict Are Often Overlooked, But They Should Never Be Underestimated’, Secretary-General Says

The bottom lines of private corporations could no longer be separated from such key goals of the United Nations as peace, development and equity, Secretary-General Kofi Annan told the Security Council this morning.

26 Jan 2004 description
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Over 40 Speakers Share Views during Day-Long Debate
SC/7990

Security Council
4903rd Meeting* (AM & PM)

Security Council members reaffirmed today the vital importance of the United Nations' role in post-conflict reconciliation, stressing the necessary close cooperation needed within the United Nations system and within the Council on that issue.

20 Jun 2003 description
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SC/7798
Security Council
4777th Meeting (AM)

Says Core Protection Principles Adopted by Council in 2002 Important Tool; Success Will Be Determined by Number of People Protected by Swift, Decisive Action

Although much of the world’s attention was focused on Iraq, the plight of civilians in armed conflict remained a considerable and grave problem in many other parts of the world, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Kenzo Oshima told the Security Council this morning.

07 Apr 2003 description
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Several Council Members Stress Importance of Dealing With Root Causes of Hunger
SC/7720

25 Feb 2003 description
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SC/7672
Security Council
4713th Meeting* (AM)

Recommendations Aim at More Precise Use of Sanctions Against Threats to Peace, While Reducing Collateral Effects

"Something between words and war" was how the State Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Sweden described sanctions to the Security Council today, during its consideration of general issues relating to their use, which included possible time limits, collateral humanitarian damage, and evasion of sanctions.

14 Jan 2003 description
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SC/7632
Security Council 2002 Round-up
International Terrorism Also a Major Focus of Council Action

13 Jun 2002 description
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S/2002/663
Letter dated 12 June 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council

Please find enclosed the assessment of the work of the Security Council during the Norwegian presidency in March 2002 (see annex).

I would be grateful if you could arrange to have this letter and the attached assessment circulated as a document of the Security Council.

(Signed) Ole Peter Kolby
Ambassador

14 Jan 2002 description
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SC/7266
Security Council - 2001 Round-Up

Adopts Comprehensive Anti-Terrorism Strategy; Sends West Africa, Great Lakes Missions; Monitors Kosovo, East Timor Progress

05 Jan 2001 description
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SC/6984
NEW YORK, 4 January (Department of Political Affairs) -- Pursuant to paragraph 4 (b) of the note by the President of the Security Council dated 30 October 1998 (S/1998/1016), and after consultations among the members of the Council, it was agreed to elect the chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of the following sanctions committees for a period running until 31 December 2001:

Security Council Committee established by resolution 661 (1990) concerning the situation between Iraq and Kuwait: