New York, June 30(Just Earth News): The Security Council on Thursday adopted a series of resolutions by which it extended the mandates of United Nations missions in the Golan, the Darfur region of Sudan and Mali, and renewed measures against illicit oil exports in Libya.
New York, June 30(Just Earth News): Briefing the Security Council on Thursday, the United Nations political chief called on the participants of the plan of action on Iranâ€™s nuclear programme as well as the wider international community to continue to support the full and effective implementation of the agreement.
New York, May 12(Just Earth News): The opposition in Colombia has begun to lay down arms, a move welcomed on Thursday by the United Nations Security Council which recently visited the country to see the peace efforts first-hand.
New York, May 7 (Just Earth News): Strongly condemning the attack against the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on 3 May, the Security Council has called on all parties to immediately adhere to the permanent ceasefire called for in an August 2015 peace agreement.
New York, Apr 21(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning the 15 April ballistic-missile launch conducted by the Democratic Peopleâ€™s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council on Thursday demanded that the country immediately cease further actions in violation of the UN bodyâ€™s relevant resolutions and comply fully with its obligations under these resolutions.
New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General AntÃ³nio Guterres on Thursday stressed the need for the leadership of South Sudan to achieve an immediate cessation of hostilities, restore the peace process and ensure unrestricted humanitarian access in order to pull the worldâ€™s youngest country back from the abyss, and back from a widening famine.
New York, Feb 12 (Just Earth News): The Security Council has strongly condemned continued fighting across South Sudan, particularly incidents in the country's Equatoria and Upper Nile regions, and called on all parties to cease hostilities immediately.
New York, Jan 26 (Just Earth News): Welcoming the progress thus far in negotiations led by Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders, as well as ongoing efforts, the United Nations Security Council on Thursday encouraged the sides to â€œgrasp the current opportunity with determinationâ€ to secure a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus.
New York, Jan 10 (Just Earth News): This morning, United Nations Secretary-General AntÃ³nio Guterres will make his first address to the Security Council on conflict prevention and sustaining peace at time when the 15-nation body says the need for a UN that can fully deliver on the promise of its Charter to â€œsave succeeding generations from the scourge of warâ€ is perhaps greater than ever.
New York, Jan 10 (Just Earth News): The Security Council has denounced the terrorist attack in Egypt yesterday that reportedly killed nine policemen and injured more than 13 people.
New York, Dec 24 (Just Earth News): Briefing the Security Council on the situation in Syria, a senior United Nations humanitarian official underlined the enormity challenges of the continuing humanitarian operations in the region.
New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News):Alarmed at the â€œdevastatingâ€ humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, where perhaps thousands of civilians remain trapped, the Security Council on Monday requested the United Nations and other relevant institutions to carry out â€œadequate, neutral monitoring and direct observation on evacuations from the eastern districtsâ€ of the war-battered city.
New York, Dec 17 (Just Earth News):Approving a one-year extension of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, the Security Council on Fridaydemanded an end to the fighting in the war-riven country, and decided that the mission, known as UNMISS, shall â€œuse all necessary meansâ€ to â€œdeter and preventâ€ sexual violence within its capacity, and â€œmonitor, investigate and report incidents of hate speech.â€
New York, Dec 13 (Just Earth News): Condemning acts of terrorism and their impact on innocent civilians and on peace and stability, the United Nations Security Council emphasized the need for establishing wilful violation of prohibition on financing of terrorist organizations or individual terrorists as serious criminal offenses in national laws and regulations.
New York, Dec 6 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Monday failed to adopt a resolution calling for a seven-day ceasefire in Aleppo that would allow humanitarian aid to reach people trapped in the war-ravaged Syrian city.