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Security Council renews steps against illicit Libyan oil exports; renews missions in Golan, Mali, Darfur

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.

Security Council updated on status of resolution on Iran’s nuclear programme

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 Iran’s nuclear programme as well as the wider international community to continue to support the full and effective implementation of the agreement.

Security Council welcomes commitment of Colombian Government and FARC-EP to peace process

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.

Security Council condemns attack against UN Mission in South Sudan

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.

Security Council condemns latest ‘highly destabilizing’ DPRK ballistic missile test

New York, Apr 21(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning the 15 April ballistic-missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’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 body’s relevant resolutions and comply fully with its obligations under these resolutions.

Security Council and region must ‘speak with one voice,’ end suffering in South Sudan – UN chief

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António 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 world’s youngest country back from the abyss, and back from a widening famine.

Security Council strongly condemns continued fighting in South Sudan

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.

Security Council approves six-month extension of UN peacekeeping mission in Cyprus

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 “grasp the current opportunity with determination” to secure a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus.

At Security Council, UN chief Guterres makes case for new efforts to build and sustain peace

New York, Jan 10 (Just Earth News): This morning, United Nations Secretary-General António 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 “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war” is perhaps greater than ever.

Security Council strongly condemns terrorist attack in Egypt that kills 9 policemen

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.

At Security Council, UN humanitarian official flags 'catastrophic’ situation in Syria despite eastern Aleppo evacuations

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.

Security Council approves UN monitors for Aleppo evacuations

New York, Dec 20 (Just Earth News):Alarmed at the “devastating” 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 “adequate, neutral monitoring and direct observation on evacuations from the eastern districts” of the war-battered city.

Security Council adjusts mandate of UN mission in South Sudan to deter sexual violence, monitor hate speech

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 “use all necessary means” to “deter and prevent” sexual violence within its capacity, and “monitor, investigate and report incidents of hate speech.”

Security Council underlines need for stronger judicial cooperation to combat terrorism

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.

Security Council fails to adopt resolution calling for ceasefire in Aleppo

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.