Security Council

6 December 2019
SC/14041

Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of statements made in today’s meeting of the Security Council is available at this time.  The complete summary will be issued later as Press Release SC/14041.

6 December 2019

Upholding the credibility of the Security Council will be the focus of that organ’s United States presidency in December, the country’s Permanent Representative said at a Headquarters press conference today.

5 December 2019
SC/14040

On 25 November 2019, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya held its seventh informal consultations of the year.

4 December 2019
SC/14039

The Security Council today renewed for 12 months the authorization for States and regional organizations cooperating with Somalia to use all necessary means to fight piracy off the coast of the east African country.

3 December 2019
SC/14038

Years of urgent, unfinished business in Iraq — and a resulting “crisis of confidence” among its people — have culminated in civil unrest and the deaths of more than 400 people since October, said the senior United Nations official in the country today, as she briefed the Security Council on the latest developments.

2 December 2019
SC/14037

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Kelly Craft (United States):

27 November 2019
SC/14036

On 18 November 2019, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic heard a briefing from Léon Houadja Kacou Adom, Chair of the Committee, in connection with the report of his visit to the Central African Republic from 1 to 4 October 2019.

26 November 2019
SC/14035

Testimony from victims of terrorist crimes in Iraq — including mass murder, abductions and sexual slavery — is now steering the work of a newly operational United Nations investigative team, its chief told the Security Council today, while also outlining a range of forensics and other tools being used to build cases against perpetrators.

25 November 2019
SC/14034

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Karen Pierce (United Kingdom):

22 November 2019
SC/14033

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Karen Pierce (United Kingdom):