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YANGON: Human Rights Watch called on Friday (Apr 27) for Myanmar's Rohingya crisis to be referred to the International Criminal Court, days before a UN Security Council delegation is due to arrive in the country. Myanmar has come under intense pressure since the start of a military campaign in ...
If the final language of the resolution stands, it would be the first time since 2007 that the Security so unequivocally uses "realistic" and "practicable." In the past, the Security Council resolutions fell short of applying such direct language by simply calling on the parties to work "with realism and a spirit ... UN Resolution Western Sahara

Resolution: The full text of resolution 2413 (2018) reads as follows: "Recalling the relevant mandates, decisions and resolutions of the Security Council and the General Assembly, as well as Security Council Presidential Statements S/PRST/2017/27 of 21 December 2017 and S/PRST/2018/1 of 18 ...
The General Assembly's adoption on Thursday of the draft resolution formally titled, "Follow‑up to the report of the Secretary-General on peacebuilding and sustaining peace" -- to be followed by an identical text in the Council -- would outline a joint path forward, allowing it to track the United ... Security Council
Liberia: Security Council seeks study of role played by UN mission in conflict resolution, political mediation ... and stability in the wake of a 1999-2003 civil war, the Security Council on Thursday asked the United Nations Secretary-General to conduct a study of the role played by its peacekeeping mission in ... Security Council
After a heated two-hour debate, the United Nations Security Council rejected a Russian resolution on Saturday that would have condemned airstrikes carried out hours earlier by the United States, Britain and France against Syria. Russia, China and Bolivia voted for the resolution, but eight members voted ... Security Council

[JURIST] The UN Security Council [official website] on Tuesday voted not to adopt [UN report] three proposed resolutions that would implement measures to investigate the use of chemical weapons, among other issues, in Syria. Two drafts were proposed in response to recent reports that chemical ... Security Council
Tuesday's veto is Russia's twelfth of council resolutions seeking to hold the Assad regime accountable for rights violations. Six of those resolutions would have condemned the regime for chemical weapons attacks. Vassily Nebenzia, Russia's ambassador to the UN, accused the U.S. of "trying to mislead the ... Security Council
UN Security Council turns down compromise draft resolution on Syria. World. April 11, 2:42 UTC+3 UN ... UN, April 11. /TASS/. A compromise draft resolution, prepared by Sweden and supported by Russia, on the purported chemical attack in Syria's Douma was turned down by the UN Security Council on Tuesday.
UNITED NATIONS, April 9 (Xinhua) -- The Security Council is working on a resolution with regard to chemical weapons use in Syria, said Peruvian ambassador to the United Nations Gustavo Meza-Cuadra on Monday. "At the expert levels, we have convened our colleagues to continue working on the ...
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday said that Russia would submit its own resolution to the U.N. Security Council to propose that ... A Security Council diplomat confirmed that there was no merger of the U.S. and Russian drafts overnight and the rival resolutions are now before the council.
(JTA) — The United States blocked a United Nations Security Council statement calling for an investigation of Israel's use of force against Palestinians who massed on Gaza's border. The statement proposed on Saturday by Kuwait called for an “independent and transparent investigation” of the Israel ...
Security Council Members Condemn Killing of Palestinian Civilians in Clashes at Israel-Gaza Border after Peaceful Protest Turned Violent ... of the consequences of a missing peace between Israel and Palestine and the need to step up our efforts in support of a peaceful resolution of the conflict,” he said, ...
On March 21 in New York, the Security Council expressed its concern about the situation in the buffer zone of Guerguerat, stressing the importance of maintaining the status quo. The council's president, Karel van Oosterom, condemned the provocative actions of Polisario, emphasizing that “there should be ...
She added, "We want to thank the members of the Security Council, as well as Japan and South Korea, for working with us to keep up the pressure and for their commitment to implementing U.N. Security Council resolutions and holding violators accountable." The announcement comes despite planned ...
UN Security Council Voting:To be approved, a Council resolution must have nine "YES" votes out of 15 and no "NO" votes from any of the five permanent ... Security Council Vetoes:A list of resolutions presented to the Security Council, along with the permanent member negative votes, can be found here.
The members of the Security Council called on all Member States to fully implement all aspects of the arms embargo as required by the relevant Security Council resolutions, including resolution 2216 (2015), and in that regard expressed their grave concern at the reports of continuing violations of the arms ...

Last week, I described Azerbaijan's distortions of two of the four UN Security Council Resolutions adopted in 1993. ... “The Resolutions inter alia request the restoration of economic, transport and energy links in the region (UN SC Resolution 853) and removal of all obstacles to communications and ...
Security Council Extends Assistance Mission in Somalia until 31 March 2019, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2408 (2018) .... to prevent and counter terrorism, consistent with its international obligations, relevant Security Council resolutions and implement the UN Global Counter‑Terrorism Strategy;. “8.
1. The present report is the forty-ninth submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), paragraph 10 of resolution 2165 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2191 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2258 (2015), paragraph 5 of resolution 2332 (2016) and paragraph 6 of resolution ...
In the past 25 years, the Azeris have repeatedly condemned Armenia for not abiding by these UN Security Council Resolutions, and have made them a part of ... “Urges the parties concerned immediately to resume negotiations for the resolution of the conflict within the framework of the peace process of the ...
In the past 25 years, the Azeris have repeatedly condemned Armenia for not abiding by these UN Security Council Resolutions, and have made them a part of ... “Urges the parties concerned immediately to resume negotiations for the resolution of the conflict within the framework of the peace process of the ...
The United States has presented a new draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria's rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta and warned that if the council fails to act in Syria, Washington is prepared to take its measures on its own. U.S. Ambassador to the United ...
At the outset I would like to thank you, Mr. President, for convening this meeting at the request of my delegation, Kuwait, and Sweden, pursuant to Security Council resolution 2401. I also thank the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres, for his presence today and his report on the ...
According to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper, diplomatic sources said that UN Security Council members are negotiating a resolution which welcomes humanitarian aid efforts in Yemen established by the Arab-led coalition. The draft resolution urges ending child-soldiers' recruitment. It also calls on all ...
Moscow skeptical about idea to limit veto right at UN Security Council ... Russia is skeptical about the idea of limiting the veto right at the United Nations Security Council, which is the organization's crucial mechanism of finding ... These states can use their veto to block the UN Security Council's resolutions.
We agree with the Panel's assessment that in the light of that, Iran is in non-compliance with paragraph 14 of resolution 2216 (2015). Iran, and other States that violate Security Council resolutions, must be held accountable for it," UK representative Allen said. “While we fully endorse the majority of the draft ...
The leaders of the Troop Contributing Countries have described as unrealistic any attempts to withdraw their troops under the African Union Mission in Somalia or (AMISOM) by 2020 despite a resolution by the UN Security Council.
Last Saturday the security council passed a resolution for a 30-day ceasefire that would stop the bombs and allow humanitarian access. The ceasefire has barely led to a lull in the fighting. Meanwhile, diplomats in faraway capitals quibble over the timing and language of the ceasefire. So today we say in ...
The additional listings imposed by the UNSC resolution 2397 (2017) were transposed into EU law on 8 January 2018. The EU had added an additional 17 individuals to its own sanctions list on 22 January 2018. The EU implements all UN Security Council resolutions adopted in response to the DPRK's ...
"The bombing goes on just hours after the Security Council resolution was passed, and yet again children are back in their underground basements trying to shelter from the violence," said Sonia Khush, Save the Children's Syria Response Director. "If the negotiations in New York are to mean anything at all ...
Kelemen added that after a day of delays and negotiations, Sweden's U.N. Ambassador, Olof Skoog, said council members been working "really really hard" on a Security Council resolution, but "have not been able to close the gap completely." He said, "I'm extremely frustrated" but added, "we all agree ...
French Ambassador to the United Nations Francois Delattre said Monday that the new draft resolution would be a comprehensive one, covering political ... Nebenzia argued on Tuesday that there have already been Security Council resolutions covering political and humanitarian issues concerning Syria.
Let us examine how #MeToo can be made obsolete. The #MeToo campaign is well-known—–at least in the US and Europe and in some major cities of the world. But what is Security Council resolution 1325? Its full name is United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
The Security Council today extended for another year the mandate of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) ahead of a debate during which speakers — on International Women's Day — placed women's vital role front and centre in achieving a sustainable peace and security after ...
More death. More destruction. More maiming of women and children. More hunger. More misery. More, in other words, of the same,” answered Mr. Lowcock. Both Mr. Lowcock and Mr. Feltman underscored that the resolutions adopted by the Security Council, including resolution 2401, must be implemented ...
Russia blocked a resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Monday that would have pressured Iran over the illegal use of Iranian-made ... Security Council resolutions require at least nine votes for passage, with none of the five permanent members — Britain, China, France, Russia and the ...
Resolution 2401, that was unanimously adopted at the UN Security Council meeting on Saturday, calls on the parties to the Syrian armed conflict to stop fighting and adhere to a long-term humanitarian pause in Syria to make sure that humanitarian aid deliveries to the area are secure and that injured ...
The ten elected permanent members (E10) of the UN Security Council pushed the five permanent members (P5) to reach a compromise and got an unanimous vote on a resolution ordering a ceasefire "without delay" in Syria to allow humanitarian aid to reach areas under siege. After two days of delays and ...
The vote was delayed for two days to try to get support from Russia, which said repeatedly that an immediate ceasefire was unrealistic. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said warplanes struck eastern Ghouta just minutes after the UN Security Council adopted a resolution demanding the ceasefire.
The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid ... The sponsors, Kuwait and Sweden, amended the resolution late on Friday in a last-minute attempt to get Russian support, dropping a demand that the ...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday welcomed the adoption of a Security Council resolution that demands a 30-day cease-fire in Syria. "The secretary-general welcomes the Security Council's adoption of a resolution demanding a cessation of ...
The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote Monday on a British-drafted resolution that would condemn Iran for violating a U.N. arms embargo by providing missiles and drones to Shiite rebels in Yemen — and commit to future action against Tehran. Kuwait's U.N. Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaiba is the ...
The present report is the forty-eighth submitted pursuant to paragraph 17 of Security Council resolution 2139 (2014), paragraph 10 of resolution 2165 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2191 (2014), paragraph 5 of resolution 2258 (2015), paragraph 5 of resolution 2332 (2016) and paragraph 6 of resolution ...
Kelemen added that after a day of delays and negotiations, Sweden's U.N. Ambassador, Olof Skoog, said council members been working "really really hard" on a Security Council resolution, but "have not been able to close the gap completely." He said, "I'm extremely frustrated" but added, "we all agree ...
... highlights what we've been saying for months: Iran has been illegally transferring weapons in violation of multiple Security Council resolutions," Haley said. ... U.N. Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said that the Council could adopt a new resolution that makes clear that Iran is ...
"We requested an open Security Council meeting due to the fact that the issue which we intend to raise is far too important to hold the discussions in closed consultations. And by the way we have nothing to hide," he said. Nebenzia also said that Russia's draft resolution is designed to reunite a divided ...
An Arab League committee is purportedly drafting a plan to thwart Israel's bid to join the United Nations Security Council in the 2019-2020 term. ... Abu Ali claimed that Israel has ignored more than 80 Security Council resolutions on the Palestinian issue, and that “a country that considers itself above the law ...
The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was established by Security Council resolution 2100 of 25 April 2013, following an uprising by armed groups earlier that year. The Mission supports the transitional authorities of Mali in the stabilization of the country and ...
Hafiz Saeed was listed under UN Security Council Resolution 1267 in December 2008. (File). Washington: Pakistan will not allow the UN Security Council's sanctions monitoring committee any direct access to Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed or his entities, a media report ...


 

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