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Resolution 2328 to deploy United Nations observers in Aleppo

The Security Council, Recalling all its relevant resolutions, especially 2139 (2014), 2165 (2014), 2191 (2014), 2258 (2015) and 2286 (2016); Reaffirming its strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic; Alarmed by the continued deterioration of the devastating humanitarian situation in Aleppo and by the fact that urgent humanitarian evacuations and assistance are [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:43+00:00 19/12/2016|Categories: Resolutions, Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

Draft Resolution on Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

11 DECEMBER 2016   CLEAN VERSION UNDER SILENCE PROCEDURE ENDING ON WEDNESDAY 14 DECEMBER 2016 AT 7 AM   Draft Resolution   The Security Council, (1)    Reaffirming its resolutions 1540 (2004) of 28 April 2004, 1673 (2006) of 27 April 2006, 1810 (2008) of 25 April 2008, 1977 (2011) of 20 April 2011, and 2055 (2012) of 29 June 2012, (2)    [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:44+00:00 14/12/2016|Categories: Resolutions, Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Turkey

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks in the city of Istanbul, Turkey on 10 December, during which at least 39 people were killed and 155 injured. They expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Turkey and wished a speedy and [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:44+00:00 11/12/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Security Council, Uncategorized|

Press Statement on The Gambia elections

Press Statement on The Gambia elections The members of the Security Council commended the people of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia for the peaceful and transparent holding of elections on 1 December 2016. In this regard the members of the Security Council strongly condemned the statement by the outgoing President of the Islamic Republic of The Gambia Mr. Yahya [...]

Spain takes on Presidency of United Nations Security Council

01/12/2016 As from 1 December, Spain takes on the Rotating Presidency, for the second time in the two-year period 2015-2016, of the United Nations Security Council (SC), which it will hold until 31 December. These two years as a member of the maximum executive body of the universal organisation have served to renew our country’s commitment to multilateralism, based on [...]

2016-12-01T21:04:07+00:00 01/12/2016|Categories: News, Security Council, slider, Spain at the UN|

Terrorist attack in Nice

Security Council Press statement on terrorist attack in Nice, France The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the barbaric and cowardly terrorist attack which took place in Nice, France, on the evening of the 14th of July 2016, Bastille Day, and during which at least 77 people, including children, were killed and dozens injured. The members of [...]

2016-07-15T14:01:53+00:00 15/07/2016|Categories: Press Statements|

Security Council Press Statement on Escalation of Fighting in Juba, South Sudan

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan): The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the escalation of fighting in Juba, South Sudan, that started on 7 July.  The members of the Security Council expressed particular shock and outrage at the attacks on United Nations compounds and protection of civilians [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:00+00:00 11/07/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Uncategorized|

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Saudi Arabia

The members of the Security Council strongly deplored the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks perpetrated in the cities of Qadif, Jeddah, and Medina, near Al Masjid Al Nabawi, one of the holiest sites in Islam, Saudi Arabia, on 4 July 2016, which resulted in at least 4 people killed and 5 injured, for which ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:00+00:00 05/07/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Uncategorized|

Security Council Press Statement on Central African Republic

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the killing of a peacekeeper from the Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on 24 June in Bangui. The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest condolences and sympathy to the family of the victim, as well as to the Government of Senegal and [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:02+00:00 28/06/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Uncategorized|

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON AL-SHABAAB ATTACK IN SOMALIA

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON AL-SHABAAB ATTACK IN SOMALIA The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on 25 June 2016 perpetrated by Al-Shabaab on the Nasa Hablod Hotel, Mogadishu which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, including the death of Bur’i Mohamed Hamza, the Somali Minister for Environment Affairs and Former [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:02+00:00 27/06/2016|Categories: Press Statements, Uncategorized|