Security Council

My Word: Probing questions for the UN

I don’t think the UN has ever forgiven itself for allowing Israel to become a sovereign state more than 70 years ago.

US deplores settler violence, slams Israel at UNSC ahead of Biden's visit

US Deputy Ambassador Richard Mills highlighted the recent killings of Ali Hassan Harb and Shireen Abu Akleh and the planned evictions from Masafer Yatta.

Security Council failed to halt Russia's war against Ukraine - Guterres

Russia is one of five nations that have permanent seats on the 15-member body and thus have veto power.

Will the UAE bring change to the UN Security Council? - opinion

From a geopolitical perspective, the UAE’s presence on the Security Council could be influential.

By DAPHNE RICHEMOND-BARAK
20/03/2022

Ukraine-Russia war: UNSC members urge safe passage for fleeing civilians

"We call for the establishment of a ground-level notification system that will facilitate the safe movement of humanitarian convoys and flights."

UN Security Council plans vote to call General Assembly meeting on Ukraine

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Sunday to call for a rare emergency special session of the 193-member UN General Assembly on Russia's invasion of Ukraine, to be held on Monday.

By REUTERS
26/02/2022

Russian east Ukraine recognition pretext to invasion - US amb to UN

The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting following Russia's recognition of the two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine.

By REUTERS
22/02/2022

US warns settlement building thwarts two-states as Atarot project advances

New Israeli settlements "undermine the viability of a negotiated two-state solution," US Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the UN Security Council.

US warns settlement building thwarts two-states as Atarot project advances

New Israeli settlements "undermine the viability of a negotiated two-state solution," US Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield told the UN Security Council.

Israel has done little to stop settler violence, UNSC envoys charge

“The safety of Israelis is definitely important, but Palestinians deserve equal measures of security and dignity.”

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