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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 [...]

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)    [...]

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 [...]

4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus

4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus The Government of Spain welcomes the approval by consensus on Tuesday, 8 November, of a Decision on the issue of Gibraltar presented by the Chairman of the 4th Committee of the United Nations General Assembly. 08/11/2016 This Decision urges Spain and the United Kingdom to reach a definitive [...]

2016-11-10T17:24:51+00:00 10/11/2016|Categories: MFA Statements, Spain at the UN, MFA Statements, Spain at the UN|

Joint Communiqué – Foundational Meeting of the WPS National Focal Point Network

Foundational Meeting of the WPS National Focal Point Network Joint Communiqué   We, Ministers and High-Level Representatives of [list of countries], as well as of the [list of regional organizations], have come together in New York on the 23rd of September, 2016 to launch the Women, Peace and Security National Focal Points Network in the recognition that national and regional [...]

Nuclear test on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

Following the announcement today by the government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) of having conducted a new nuclear test, the government of Spain strongly condemns this action, a flagrant violation of several resolutions of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). 09/09/2016 This last test, the second this year and the fifth since 2006, is a very serious [...]

Statement delivered by Spain at UNSC Open Debate on the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction

Security Council Open Debate on “Challenges in addressing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, their means of delivery and related materials” (23 August 2016) (Introduction) Mr. President, Few issues are as relevant as the one chosen for this debate, as the risk of the use of WMD challenges global security and human existence itself. Unfortunately, far from being a [...]

2017-01-07T17:02:56+00:00 24/08/2016|Categories: Speeches, Spain at the UN, Uncategorized, Spain at the UN, Speeches|

High-level political forum on sustainable development

20/07/2016 The State Secretary for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America, Jesús Gracia, is taking part in the high-level political forum on sustainable development being held in New York from 11 to 20 July. This United Nations forum is tasked with monitoring and reviewing the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable development goals adopted at the United Nations Summit held on 25 [...]

2017-01-07T17:03:00+00:00 20/07/2016|Categories: Spain at the UN, Uncategorized, Spain at the UN|