Meetings Coverage

26 May 2022
SC/14911

In a late-breaking meeting today, the Security Council failed to adopt a resolution that would have strengthened sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea over its recent ballistic missile launches, with the representatives of China and the Russian Federation denouncing the measure as counterproductive and inhumane.

26 May 2022
SC/14909

The Security Council heard stories of hope for reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians today, including from the mother of a boy killed in the conflict, who said that the tears that fell on the graves of both Israelis and Palestinians were of the same colour.

26 May 2022
SC/14910

Tripoli remains tense, with clashes between armed groups, deadlocked negotiations and human rights defenders under attack, the United Nations political affairs chief told the Security Council today.

26 May 2022
NGO/937

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations continued its 2022 session today, deferring action on 37 entities seeking special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and closing the outstanding applications of 28 others who had failed to respond to three consecutive reminders by the Committee.

26 May 2022
SC/14908

The Security Council extended for a year today the sanctions regime imposed on South Sudan, including the arms embargo, travel ban and financial measures, even as some of its members questioned the effectiveness of those measures.

26 May 2022
SC/14907

Following the recent election that brought President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud into power, the Security Council today extended until 31 October 2022 the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) — as set out in resolution 2158 (2014), deciding further that it should continue to implement that mandate in accordance with resolution 2592 (2021).

26 May 2022
SC/14906

The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) today for another year, until 31 May 2023, retaining its core tasks.

25 May 2022
NGO/936

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations continued its 2022 session today, deferring action on 43 entities seeking special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, whose applications had been deferred from previous sessions.

25 May 2022
SC/14904

With civilians accounting for nearly 90 per cent of war-time casualties and humanitarians threatened with arrest for providing aid to “the enemy”, the Security Council simply must do more to ensure the protection of innocent people caught amid the conflicts raging around the world, experts from the field told the 15-nation organ today, as over 70 delegates denounced its inaction and explored ways to stanch the suffering during the all-day debate.

24 May 2022
NGO/935

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations continued its 2022 session today, recommending 2 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferring action on 31 others.