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15 Nov 2018 description
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SC/13582

On 24 October 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan was briefed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, on the current situation regarding sexual violence in Sudan and particularly Darfur.

15 Nov 2018 description
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SC/13578
15 NOVEMBER 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL
8400TH MEETING (AM)

The Security Council today decided to extend until 15 May 2019 the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) ‑ operating in an oil-rich contested area on the border of Sudan and South Sudan ‑ while simultaneously reducing the Mission’s military troops and increasing its police presence.

22 Oct 2018 description
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Security Council
8377th Meeting (AM)

Khartoum’s Representative Joins Him in Urging Action against ‘Recalcitrant’ Armed Movements Rejecting Return to Negotiations

Ahead of the planned drawdown of the joint African Union and United Nations peacekeeping operation in Darfur, the head of that mission set out before the Security Council today a concept for continuing international support for the consolidation of stability in that troubled western region of Sudan.

11 Oct 2018 description
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SC/13535

Security Council
8371st Meeting (PM)

The Security Council today decided to extend, until 15 April 2019, modifications to the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), while also stressing that the extension will be the final one unless the parties meet specific benchmarks.

03 Oct 2018 description
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SC/13530

SECURITY COUNCIL
8366TH MEETING (PM)

Civilians in Darfur continued to suffer the effects of a lack of progress in the peace process there, the Chair of the Committee that oversees sanctions on those impeding peace in the Sudanese region told the Security Council this afternoon.

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

CONF180601-CS

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.