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14 Nov 2018 description
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SC/13576
14 NOVEMBER 2018

Hailing the recent and historic rapprochements in the Horn of Africa, the Security Council today decided to lift the arms embargo, travel ban, assets freeze and targeted sanctions previously imposed on Eritrea, while simultaneously renewing its sanctions imposed against neighbouring Somalia.

06 Nov 2018 description
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SC/13566
6 NOVEMBER 2018
SECURITY COUNCIL
8391ST MEETING (AM)

The Security Council, acting by consensus today, decided to renew for 12 months authorizations allowing international naval forces to join in the fight against piracy in the waters off the coast of Somalia.

21 Oct 2018 description
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I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 33 of Security Council resolution 2383 (2017), in which the Council requested me to provide an annual report on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia.

27 Sep 2018 description
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Seventy-third session
Item 73 (b) of the provisional agenda*
Promotion and protection of all human rights; human rights questions, including alternative approaches for improving the effective enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms

Saving lives is not a crime

Note by the Secretary-General

27 Sep 2018 description

Regional update - Africa
Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme
Sixty-ninth session 1-5 October 2018

A. Situational context

27 Sep 2018 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme
Sixty-ninth session
1-5 October 2018

A. Situational context including new developments

Syria situation

28 Aug 2018 description
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Yemen: United Nations Experts point to possible war crimes by parties to the conflict

Geneva (28 August 2018) – Information documented by the Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen strongly suggests that parties to the armed conflict have perpetrated, and continue to perpetrate, violations and crimes under international law.

27 Aug 2018 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-ninth session
10–28 September 2018
Agenda items 10
Technical assistance and capacity-building

Note by the Secretariat

30 Jul 2018 description
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SC/13439

Security Council
8321st Meeting (AM)

Partnership Vital in Building Professional Forces, Says Permanent Representative

The Security Council renewed today its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for another 10 months, deciding to reduce uniformed personnel to 20,626 by 28 February 2019, and cautioning against any further delay in lowering that number beyond that date.

07 Jun 2018 description
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SC/13370

7 JUNE 2018

SECURITY COUNCIL

8280TH MEETING* (AM)

Welcoming security, economic and political reforms in Somalia — including the peaceful election of a new Speaker of the House of People and resumed Parliament activity — the Security Council today noted with concern recent fighting in the northern Sool region, urging parties to cease hostilities, pull back their forces and engage in dialogue.

15 May 2018 description
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SC/13339

Security Council
8257th Meeting (PM)

The Security Council today decided to reauthorize member States of the African Union to maintain their deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 July 2018, recalling also its decision to authorize the regional bloc to reduce the Mission’s troop and police personnel levels by the end of October.

27 Mar 2018 description
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SC/13264

Security Council
8215th Meeting (AM)

The Security Council today extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until 31 March 2019, as previously set out in resolution 2158 (2014).

Unanimously adopting resolution 2408 (2018), the Council underscored the importance of the Mission’s support to the Somali Government‑led political process as well as the importance of its support to the federal Government of Somalia on preparations for the delivery of inclusive, credible and transparent elections.