Security Council: Press Release

5 March 2021
SC/14459

On 5 March 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan approved the removal of the following entry from its List of individuals and entities:

4 March 2021
SC/14458

Nearly eight years after the Security Council first mandated the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons programme, the senior United Nations disarmament official today described only limited progress towards declaring that dossier closed, as delegates continued to voice divergent views about the neutrality of the global non-proliferation architecture itself.

3 March 2021
SC/14457

The transformation of South Sudan from conflict to recovery is under way, the senior United Nations official in the country told the Security Council today, as he urged the Transitional Government to build on hard-won gains made during its first year in office and accelerate implementation of the 2018 Revitalized Peace Agreement — or otherwise risk a return to widespread violence.

1 March 2021
SC/14456

On 24 February 2021, the midterm report of the Panel of Experts on Mali, submitted in accordance with paragraph 4 of resolution 2541 (2020), was made available in all official languages on the 2374 Committee’s webpage.

26 February 2021
SC/14453

Upcoming elections, currently being organized by both Israelis and Palestinians and slated to be held in 2021, will help to clear a crucial path towards restoring a legitimate political horizon in the Middle East, the senior United Nations official responsible for the peace process told the Security Council during a videoconference meeting today.

26 February 2021
SC/14454

The Security Council today announced the adoption of a resolution calling for strengthened international cooperation to facilitate equitable and affordable access to COVID-19 vaccines in armed conflict and post-conflict situations, and during complex humanitarian emergencies.

26 February 2021
SC/14455

On 26 February 2021, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) concerning Somalia approved the addition of the entries specified below to its Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by Security Council resolution 1844 (2008) and adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

25 February 2021
SC/14451

The Security Council, acting unanimously during a videoconference meeting today, adopted a technical rollover resolution reauthorizing deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in its current form until 14 March 2021.

25 February 2021
SC/14452

The Security Council, in a videoconference meeting today, decided to renew for 12 months a travel ban and assets freeze previously imposed on specific individuals and entities threatening Yemen’s peace, security and stability, while also extending for 13 months the mandate of its Panel of Experts on Yemen.

25 February 2021
SC/14449

The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan considered the final report of the Panel of Experts, submitted in accordance with paragraph 2 of resolution 2508 (2020) (S/2021/40).