CHAPTER 1: Section 5 Changes
Compendium of Council's 16 currently operative presidential notes on its working methods
25 August. 2023
The two presidential notes on Council working methods adopted in 2023 with Albania as Chair of the Informal
Working Group on documentation and procedure, the five presidential notes on working methods adopted in
2021 with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as Chair, and the eight 2019 notes adopted with Kuwait as Chair,
when added to the comprehensive 2017 note adopted with Japan as Chair, bring the total number of operative
paragraphs in the currently valid 16 presidential notes on working methods to a total of 174. Provided here is a
Compendium melding together, by topic, the contents of all 16 notes . . .
In 2021, under chairmanship of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Informal Working Group on documentation and procedure adopts five presidential notes
Updated on 1 April 2022
On 12 July 2021, the Security Council adopted four Notes by the President based on negotiations carried out in
the Informal Working Group on documentation and procedure (IWG) under the chairmanship of Saint Vincent
and the Grenadines. On 21 December 2021, the Council adopted its fifth presidential note on working methods
of that year . . .