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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.


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.