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Press Conference by Security Council President, United States, for December

Addressing the humanitarian situations in Syria and Yemen, as well as ongoing violence in South Sudan and the Central African Republic, would be among the top priorities of the Security Council in December, the Permanent Representative of the United States, President of the 15-member body for the month, said today at a Headquarters press conference. Continue reading

African Representation, Future of Veto Power, Intergovernmental Process Figure Prominently in General Assembly Annual Debate on Security Council Reform

Many speakers emphasized the invaluable nature of intergovernmental negotiations to reform the Security Council, and suggested a range of possible changes to its membership, while discussing the future of the veto power, as the General Assembly today held its annual debate on Council reform and the question of equitable representation in the 15-member body. Continue reading

Press Conference by Security Council President on Work Programme for October

In October, the Security Council would focus on a range of issues, from the women, peace and security agenda, to the fight against terrorism, to humanitarian crises around the world, the Permanent Representative of Spain said today at a Headquarters press conference.  Among his country’s priorities for October were also the Council’s methods of work and the situation in the Middle East. Continue reading

New Zealand takes Presidency of the Security Council in July

Security Council President for July New Zealand 637416Debates on the Middle East and security challenges in small island developing States would be the highlights of the New Zealand presidency of the Security Council in July, a month that would also see several briefings and mandate renewals. “It will be a very challenging month because there are a number of serious issues before the Council,”
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