At its 74th meeting, on 10 October 2018, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict examined the second report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in South Sudan (S/2018/865), which was introduced by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. The Permanent Representative of South Sudan to the United Nations also addressed the Working Group.
8441st Meeting (AM)
Amid a languishing humanitarian crisis in Yemen and many hurdles to overcome, gradual and tentative progress has moved the nation along on a path towards peace, officials told the Security Council today, providing updates on fresh achievements in reducing hostilities.
The present report is the fifty-eighth submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), paragraph 10 of resolution 2165 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2191 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2258 (2015), paragraph 5 of resolution 2332 (2016), paragraph 6 of resolution 2393 (2017) and paragraph 12 of resolution 2401 (2018), in which the Council requested the SecretaryGeneral to report, every 30 days, on the implementation of the resolutions by all parties to the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic.
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8433E SÉANCE – APRÈS-MIDI
À la demande de la Côte d’Ivoire, qui en préside les travaux en décembre, le Conseil de sécurité s’est intéressé, cet après-midi, aux « nouvelles tendances alarmantes » à l’œuvre en Afrique centrale et de l’Ouest s’agissant du trafic de stupéfiants, et sa cohorte d’« effets déstabilisants et perturbateurs » sur la gouvernance, la sécurité, la croissance économique et la santé publique.
8433RD MEETING (PM)
Subregions Must Address Smuggling-Terrorism Links, Says Côte d’Ivoire’s Delegate, Stressing Need for Education, Outreach Efforts
At its seventy-sixth meeting, on 18 December 2018, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, in connection with the examination of the second report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in South Sudan (document S/2018/865) agreed to convey the following messages through a public statement by the Chair of the Working Group.
8423RD MEETING (PM)
You Have Done Your Part, We Will Now Do Ours, Emergency Relief Coordinator Says, Stressing Importance of Critical Shipments
Ahead of a briefing later in December on assistance to civilians in Syria, the Security Council today renewed its authorization of the delivery of humanitarian supplies to the devastated country across borders and lines of conflict for a further 12 months, until 10 January 2020.
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The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous incidents of sexual and gender-based violence against women near Bentiu in northern South Sudan in recent weeks.
The members of the Security Council expressed deep concern about the well-being of the victims, who, according to reports, included more than 150 women and girls who were attacked by armed men in military and civilian clothing, in Government-controlled areas throughout Rubkona County.