Tag Archives: SecurityCouncil

Israel Markedly Increased Settlement Construction, Announcements in Last Three Months, Middle East Special Coordinator Tells Security Council

The last three months had seen a high rate of Israeli settlement plans and construction in the Occupied Palestinian Territory increased notably in the last three months, as did provocations from both sides, despite a …

Outgoing UN peacekeeping chief praises reduced cost of operations, as agility increases

24 March 2017 &#150 United Nations peacekeeping is becoming more agile and capable, the outgoing chief today said, even as the cost for each peacekeeper fell 16 per cent in recent years, dropping the entire …

INTERVIEW: Amid increased suffering, responsibility to protect all the more necessary – UN Senior Adviser

24 March 2017 &#150 In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the outcome of the World Summit in which it, inter alia, underscored that each individual State has the responsibility to protect its populations …

Why there’s no need to panic on UN peacekeeping cuts

Fears are growing that the UN will be forced to drastically cut peacekeeping missions at President Donald Trump’s behest. Fortunately, it’s a lot more complicated than that. First, Trump has to get his proposed budget …

South Sudanese government yet to show “meaningful concern” for citizens

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Secretary-General António Guterres (left) addresses the Security Council. At his side is Boris Johnson, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom and President of the

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