Showing posts with label Security Council. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Security Council. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

UNSC adopts resolution to protect children in armed conflict

UNSC adopts resolution to protect children in armed conflict
The Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution aimed at a framework for mainstreaming protection, rights, well-being and empowerment of children throughout the conflict cycle.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

US blocks call for independent inquiry into Gaza deaths at UN

US blocks call for independent inquiry into Gaza deaths at UN
The United States has blocked a request at the United Nations for an independent inquiry into the deaths of dozens of Palestinians at the Gaza-Israel border yesterday.

UNSC to hold emergency meeting on escalating Israeli-Palestinian conflict

UNSC to hold emergency meeting
The UN Security Council is expected to hold an emergency meeting to address the violent clashes between Palestinian protestors and Israeli forces along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, a Palestinian envoy said Monday.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

France Called for UN Security Council Meeting over Syria: FM

humanitarian risks
France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over "humanitarian risks" as fighting escalates in Syria, its foreign minister said ...

Friday, December 15, 2017

UN Security Council may study resolution on Jerusalem on December 18

UN Security Council
The Arab countries may submit a draft resolution against recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital to the UN Security Council on December 18, diplomats said at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Brussels rally turns violent as European capitals protest ‘modern slavery’ in Libya

‘modern slavery’ in Libya
Dozens have been arrested in Brussels after one of several European rallies against modern slavery in Libya turned violent. The very government that the West helped form after the fall of Gaddafi is now facing pressure over its inability to tackle human rights abuses.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

France wants UNSC meeting on Libya migrants

sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action
France has called for a UN Security Council meeting on the treatment of migrants in Libya and will seek sanctions if Libyan authorities do not take action, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Cuba: UN Security Council Lacks Transparency, Accountability

UN Security Council
 Cuba reiterated its long-held position that the United Nations Security Council requires more transparency, a democratic style of organization and genuine accountability, fulfilling the UN Charter's pledge to represent all member states in matters of security and international peacekeeping.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

UN Security Council agrees to blacklist DPRK individuals, entities

The UN Security Council on Friday agreed to add more individuals and entities of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to its sanction list in response to the country's repeated ballistic launches.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Putin accuses France, US of provoking Russian veto on Syria resolution

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused France and the United States of deliberately provoking Moscow's veto on a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution on Syria.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

No progress at UN SC on extending list of terrorist groups

No progress has been reached at the United Nation Security Council discussion of Russia’s initiative to put Syria’s Jaysh al-Islam and Ahrar ash-Sham groups on the sanction list, a spokesman for Russia’s permanent mission to the United Nations told TASS on Wednesday commenting on media reports that the Russian initiative was blocked by Great Britain, Ukraine, the United States and France.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Security Council deplores maritime tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea

UN, 23 April 2016 – The United Nations Security Council has deplored the recent maritime tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea that resulted in up to 500 deaths when an overcrowded boat capsized en route from Libya to Europe, emphasizing the need for better coordination of efforts to deal with the smuggling of migrants.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Cessation of hostilities agreement comes into effect in Syria

Members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution to endorse the agreement on the cessation of hostilities in Syria.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

UN mission to monitor Colombia peace deal with FARC

The UN Security Council has approved a political mission to monitor the implementation of a peace deal between the Colombian government and the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), following a joint request by the parties.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister announced on Saturday to cut diplomatic ties with Iran and asked all Iranian diplomats to leave within 48 hours, local media reported.