Outbreak of New Israel-Hamas Conflict ‘Almost a Certainty’, Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process Warns Security Council

United Nations, Egypt Behind Intensive Diplomatic Effort to Avert Fresh Military Confrontation, Says Nickolay MladenovThe outbreak of a new conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip is “almost a certainty” unless the international… Continue Reading

Adopting Resolution 2429 (2018), Security Council Renews Darfur Mission Mandate, while Also Calling for Reduction in Troop Strength

Deciding to extend until 30 June 2019 the mandate of the African Union‑United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID), the Security Council today unanimously adopted a resolution, also stressing that the drawdown of the mission… Continue Reading

Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Adopting Resolution 2423 (2018)

The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for another year today, maintaining its 13,289 troops and 1,920 police personnel while requesting that the Secretary-Gen… Continue Reading

Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, Adopting Resolution 2423 (2018)

The Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) for another year today, maintaining its 13,289 troops and 1,920 police personnel while requesting that the Secretary-Gen… Continue Reading