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20 Sep 2018 description
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SC/13513

Security Council
8357TH MEETING (AM)

Speakers in the Security Council today said a relatively stable security situation in Abyei makes it time to consider adjustments to the United Nations peacekeeping force there. Many stressed, however, that changes to its composition and mission must be preceded by thorough consultations with Khartoum and Juba.

13 Jul 2018 description
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SC/13422

SECURITY COUNCIL
8311TH MEETING (AM)

Deciding to extend until 30 June 2019 the mandate of the African Union‑United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), the Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution, also stressing that the drawdown of the mission should be based on progress against related indicators and benchmarks.

29 Jun 2018 description
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SC/13404
29 JUNE 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL
8302ND MEETING (PM)

Unanimously adopting resolution 2425 (2018), the Security Council today extended the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 13 July 2018.

By the text, it also decided — acting under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter — to extend its authorization for UNAMID to act as needed to protect civilians and facilitate humanitarian assistance.

In addition, the Council urged UNAMID to continue to deter any threats against itself and its mandate.

24 Jun 2018 description
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SC/13388

Security Council
8290th Meeting (AM)

Exclusive Focus on Africa Shows Clear Bias, Says Sudan’s Representative, as Others Stress Immunity of Sitting Presidents

The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court pressed the Security Council today to play a more active role in supporting the arrest and transfer of those suspected of mass-atrocity crimes in Darfur, a situation it had referred to The Hague-based tribunal more than 13 years ago.

14 Jun 2018 description
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SC/13381
14 JUNE 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL

The Security Council received an update today on the recent activities of the Sudan sanctions committee, including detailed information about a visiting mission to the country undertaken from 13 to 20 April.

Joanna Wronecka (Poland), Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning Sudan, told members that the purpose of the visit was to obtain information on the implementation of sanctions measures in Sudan by viewing the facts on the ground.

11 Jun 2018 description
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SC/13375

Security Council
8283rd Meeting (PM)

With the security situation in Darfur remaining largely stable, now was the time for the United Nations — in partnership with the African Union — to closely couple the drawdown of its hybrid peacekeeping mission in the Sudanese province with the build-up of a peacebuilding effort that would focus on addressing the root causes of conflict, the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations told the Security Council this afternoon.

03 Jun 2018 description

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Le Conseil de sécurité aura, en juin, sous la présidence de la Fédération de Russie, un programme de travail chargé, qui s’est ouvert, dès cet après-midi, avec une réunion consacrée à la détérioration de la situation à Gaza. Au titre des faits importants, cinq membres non permanents du Conseil de sécurité doivent être élus le 8 juin.

01 Jun 2018 description

A high-level debate on the root causes of the conflict in the Middle East and North Africa would be the Security Council’s signature event over the next month, Vassily A. Nebenzia (Russian Federation), Council President for June, said today, as he laid out the organ’s monthly programme of work at a Headquarters press conference.

16 May 2018 description
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SC/13340
15 MAY 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL
8258TH MEETING (PM)

The Security Council today decided to extend, for six months, mandates of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) relating to the delivery of humanitarian assistance and the protection of civilians, among others, while also underlining that its tasks relating to the contested region’s Joint Border Verification and Monitoring Mechanism would be extended no further unless the parties to the dispute accelerated progress in several key areas.

10 May 2018 description
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SC/13332
10 MAY 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL
8252ND MEETING (AM)

The ongoing reconfiguration of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) was having no adverse impact on security, although efforts towards a political solution to the conflict remained stalled, the Head of that Mission told the Security Council this morning as he presented the Secretary-General’s latest 60-day report on the situation there.

09 May 2018 description
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SC/13329
9 MAY 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL
8251ST MEETING (PM)

Robust Mandates, Civilian Protection, Mission Exits among Main Topics of Discussion

On the seventieth anniversary of United Nations peacekeeping, the commanders of three of the Organization’s missions in Africa briefed the Security Council this afternoon on the increasingly complex challenges faced by Blue Helmets, emphasizing that their core role was to establish secure environments that would enable political solutions to take root.

03 May 2018 description

Strengthening the principles of international law and the protection of civilians in armed conflict would be two of the major themes that the Security Council would address in the coming month, Joanna Wronecka (Poland), Council President for May, said today as she laid out the organ’s monthly programme of work at a Headquarters press briefing.

23 Apr 2018 description
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SC/13311

Security Council
8240th Meeting (AM)

The Security Council extended until 15 October 2018 a modification to the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) as laid out in two resolutions from 2011 and 2014, agreeing that it would be the final such extension until the parties took several measurable steps related to the contested border area.

13 Apr 2018 description
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SC/13295
13 APRIL 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL
8232ND MEETING (PM)

The Security Council decided today to extend for 10 days a set of modifications to the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), which enabled the Mission to support Government efforts to normalize relations in the contested border region.