In an effort to defuse the crisis in South Sudan, the Secretary-General has called for more boots on the ground to boost the UN mission’s protection capacity.
The Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss combating drug trafficking in West Africa and the Sahel.
Progress regarding Afghanistan’s ambitious security, political and economic transitions continues and efforts are on track, according to the UN Special Representative for the country, Ján Kubiš.
Members of the UN Security Council have voted unanimously on a resolution that will bolster efforts “to protect civilians and restore security and public order” in the Central African Republic (CAR).
As the crisis continues to worsen in the Central African Republic, France is urging the Security Council to act urgently to avert a catastrophe.
South Sudan is at a crossroads with the fledgling government struggling to expand and extend its authority, the head of the UN mission in the country (UNMISS) told the Security Council on Monday.
The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator has urged the Security Council to ensure that the parties to the conflict in Syria take their obligations under international humanitarian law seriously.
Attacks against peacekeepers and inter-communal violence continue to affect efforts to bring peace to Sudan’s Darfur region.
The head of UN Political Affairs is urging the international community to take advantage of the current heightened diplomacy in the Middle East.