Iraq and Security Council members must consider the final status, more than the end date, of a mandate governing the UN Team investigating atrocity crimes by Da’esh/Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, urged a Special Adviser during his briefing today, warning that the Team’s abrupt ending, scheduled for September 2024, could negatively impact survivors and victims of those crimes.
The Security Council today decided to terminate the mandate of the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in the Sudan (UNITAMS) under resolution 2579 (2021) and begin winding down its operations over a three-month period slated to end on 29 February 2024.
To degrade the threat posed by Al-Shabaab to Somalia and the region, the Security Council decided today to renew the sanctions regime and arms embargo against that terrorist group.
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Javier de la Gasca Lopezdominguez (Ecuador):
The Security Council will hold in December two separate open debates on transnational organized crime and the threats from small arms, its President for the month said at a Headquarters press conference today.
Recognizing the benchmarks reached on implementing the security transition, the Somalia Transition Plan and the national security architecture, the Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution lifting the arms embargo on the Federal Government of Somalia.
On 29 November 2023, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya enacted the amendments, specified with strikethrough and/or underline, in the entries below on its Sanctions List of individuals and entities.
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council on the implementation of resolution 2712 (2023), in New York today:
On 17 November 2023, the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan briefed the members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) in connection with the Panel’s interim report, which was submitted in pursuance of paragraph 19 of resolution 2683 (2023).
Fifty-three days since the Israel-Gaza war began, speakers called today for the current humanitarian pause to become a sustained ceasefire — and for renewed efforts to be made for a two-State solution in the Middle East — during a ministerial-level meeting of the Security Council that coincided with the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.