Geopolitics
New York: The momentum to reach a political settlement in Yemen “has been building”, the United Nations Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Friday, attributing the positive development to compromises on “a range of issues”. more
Security Council marks transition from 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti

New York: Although 15 years of UN peacekeeping in Haiti has drawn to a close, the Organization’s commitment to strengthening and stabilizing the country, will continue, the Security ...

Some progress made towards security in Mali, but still a long way to go, Security Council hears

New York: Some progress has been made towards restoring peace and stability in Mali as outlined in a fragile 2015 peace deal, yet sustainable peace developments are not happening fast eno ...

Security Council debates closer links between multilateral organizations in Europe and Asia

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the move to increase cooperation between the UN and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), the Commonwealth of In ...

Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council

New York , Sept 10 (JEN): While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to ...

‘Perseverance is key’ to Iraq’s future, UN envoy tells Security Council

New York, Aug 29 (JEN): Although Iraq is “hard at work building on progress made to date”, a top United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that decades of ...

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’

New York, July 31 (JEN): Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, t ...

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence

New York, July 30 (JEN): Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting ...

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country

New York, June 26 (JEN): The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government i ...

‘Antagonistic gestures and accusations’ drown out Kosovo dialogue hopes, Security Council hears

New York: Prospects for a “swift resumption” of substantive talks between the leaderships of Kosovo and Serbia have been put on the back burner in recent months, by a tendency ...