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22 Sep 2018 description
report UN Security Council

CS/13517

Conseil de sécurité
8359e séance - après-midi

Profondément indigné par le fait que les civils constituent la vaste majorité des victimes des situations de conflit armé, le Conseil de sécurité a, aujourd’hui, réaffirmé que leur protection dans ce contexte est l’une de ses priorités absolues, même si la responsabilité principale à cet égard incombe au premier chef aux parties au conflit et aux États, les gouvernements devant respecter et garantir les droits de l’homme de leurs citoyens.

21 Sep 2018 description
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SC/13517

Security Council
8359th Meeting (PM)

The Security Council expressed its outrage today over the fact that civilians continue to account for the vast majority of casualties in situations of armed conflict, and over its short- and long-term impact on them, from forced displacement to sexual and gender-based violence.

13 Jun 2018 description

Summary

At the halfway point to the 2020 fast-track commitments agreed by the General Assembly in 2016, the world is making strong progress towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030.

22 May 2018 description
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I. Introduction

  1. Le présent rapport fait suite à la déclaration du Président du Conseil de sécurité du 25 novembre 2015 (S/PRST/2015/23). Il vient également donner suite à la demande formulée par le Conseil de sécurité dans sa résolution 2286 (2016) de mieux rendre compte de la protection apportée aux activités médicales en période de conflit armé.

22 May 2018 description
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I. Introducción

  1. El presente informe se ha preparado de conformidad con la solicitud contenida en la declaración de la Presidencia del Consejo de Seguridad de 25 de noviembre de 2015 (S/PRST/2015/23). También responde a la solicitud del Consejo, en su resolución 2286 (2016), de que se le presenten informes sobre la protección de la atención médica en los conflictos armados.

22 May 2018 description
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I. Introduction

  1. The present report is submitted pursuant to the request contained in the statement by the President of the Security Council of 25 November 2015 (S/PRST/2015/23). It also responds to the Council’s request, in its resolution 2286 (2016), for reporting on the protection of medical care in armed conflict.

26 May 2017 description

SC/12841

Security Council
7951st Meeting (AM)

Endless Talks on Ending Violence Pointless as Arms Sales to Criminals, Dictators, Terrorists Continue at Same Time, Says Holy See

Despite 15 years of steadily growing international attention to the question of protecting civilians in conflict situations, life in war zones around the world remained grim, with suffering “pushed to the limits” as cities turned into “death traps”, the Security Council heard today as it held an open debate on attacks against medical personnel and facilities.

25 May 2017 description

SG/SM/18537-SC/12842-HR/5362

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, in New York today:

Thank you for this opportunity to address the critical issue of protection of civilians in armed conflict.

29 Sep 2016 description

SG/SM/18159-SC/12537

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at a briefing at the Security Council debate on the protection of civilians: health care in armed conflict, today:

28 Sep 2016 description
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SC/12536

Security Council
7779th Meeting (AM)

Speakers Urge Appointment of Special Representative to Document, Assaults as Secretary-General Decries ‘Affront to Shared Humanity’

Ending attacks on medical workers, facilities and transports in conflict hotspots — including by several of its own permanent members — must remain an urgent priority for the Security Council, speakers emphasized today as the body convened to consider hospital bombings in embattled Aleppo, Syria’s largest city.

28 Sep 2016 description
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Letter dated 18 August 2016 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council

As requested by the Security Council in paragraph 13 of its resolution 2286 (2016), I have the honour to submit my recommendations on measures to enhance the protection of, and prevent acts of violence against, the wounded and sick, medical personnel and humanitarian personnel exclusively engaged in medical duties, and their means of transport and equipment, as well as hospitals and other medical facilities, and to better ensure accountability for such acts.