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24 Nov 2017 description
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SC/13086
24 NOVEMBER 2017

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Sebastiano Cardi (Italy):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place today 24 November 2017 targeting people attending prayers in Al‑Rawdah Mosque in Bir al‑Abed, in Sinai, Egypt, during which at least 235 people were killed and over 109 were injured.

10 Jan 2017 description
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SC/12672-AFR/3521

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Olof Skoog (Sweden):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in the northern Sinai city of Al-Arish, Egypt, today, 9 January 2017, during which 9 policemen were killed and over 13 injured.

They expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Egypt and they wished a speedy and full recovery to those who were injured.

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.

22 Dec 2015 description
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SC/12179

7595th Meeting (AM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

In efforts to ensure that humanitarian assistance reached people in need throughout Syria by the most direct routes, the Security Council today unanimously adopted resolution 2258 (2015), thus renewing for a period of 12 months two decisions taken in its resolution 2165 (2014) that authorized passage of aid into that country.

19 Dec 2015 description
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SC/12171
7588th Meeting (PM)
SECURITY COUNCIL
MEETINGS COVERAGE

Ministers, Other Speakers Agree Terrorism Must End, Differ over Role for Assad

The Security Council today endorsed a road map for a peace process in Syria, setting out an early-January timetable for United Nations-facilitated talks between the Government and opposition members, as well as the outlines of a nationwide ceasefire to begin as soon as the parties concerned had taken initial steps towards a political transition.

24 Apr 2015 description
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SC/11874

7433rd Meeting (AM)

United Nations Humanitarian Chief, Citing ‘Atrocity after Atrocity’, Warns Time Running Out

Expressing alarm that the Syrian crisis had become the largest humanitarian emergency in the world, threatening regional stability, the Security Council this morning called for stepped-up, coordinated international support to neighbouring countries hosting refugees from the conflict.

26 Feb 2015 description
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SC/11801

7394th Meeting (PM)
Security Council
Meetings Coverage

Neighbours Seek Burden-Sharing for Swelling Numbers of Refugees

The Security Council today heard strong and sustained pleas to demonstrate leadership to end the barbaric and brutal warfare in Syria, as two senior United Nations officials briefed the 15-member body on the wider consequences of a conflict that entered its fifth year.

02 Oct 2013 description
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SC/11138

Security Council
7039th Meeting (AM)

Statement Calls for Safe, Unhindered Passage For Convoys, Demilitarization of Medical Centres, Schools, Water Centres

18 Sep 2013 description
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SC/11124

Security Council
7032nd Meeting (AM)

Senior Political Envoy Says Diplomatic Engagement
Sign of Support for Bold Decision to Hold Direct Negotiations

04 Oct 2012 description

Assemblée générale Soixante-septième session Conseil de sécurité Soixante-septième année Point 64 b) de l’ordre du jour provisoire**
Nouveau Partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique : progrès accomplis dans la mise en œuvre et appui international : les causes des conflits et la promotion d’une paix et d’un développement durables en Afrique

Résumé

03 Oct 2012 description

General Assembly
Sixty-seventh session
Item 64 (b) of the provisional agenda**
New Partnership for Africa’s Development: progress in
implementation and international support: causes of
conflict and the promotion of durable peace and
sustainable development in Africa

Security Council
Sixty-seventh year

Summary

12 Mar 2012 description
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SC/10575

Security Council
6734th Meeting (AM)

United States Abhors Silence When Governments Massacre Own People; Russian Federation Says Demands for Regime Change, Military Intervention ‘Risky Recipes’

24 Feb 2012 description
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CS/10555

Conseil de sécurité 6722e séance – matin & après-midi

Le Conseil de sécurité a, aujourd’hui, au terme d’un long débat sur les femmes et la paix et la sécurité, mis l’accent sur l’« importance de la prévention, de l’alerte rapide et d’une réponse efficace aux violences sexuelles lorsqu’elles sont utilisées comme tactique de guerre ou dans le cadre d’une attaque généralisée ou systématique contre des populations civiles ».

01 Feb 2012 description
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SC/10535
AFR/2329

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 janvier, M. Baso Sangqu (Afrique du Sud):

27 Jan 2012 description
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Letter dated 17 January 2012 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council