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CHAPTER 2: Section 4 Changes

Other than the US, Council members are losing interest in convening summits during GA high-level week

13 October 2019

The Security Council has convened a total of eight summits, the first one in 1992 and the most recent, in 2018.  The three most recent summits have been convened by the United States, which held September Council presidencies in 2009, 2014 and 2018 . . . 

An “almost summit” convened in September 2017 on the reform of UN peacekeeping

4 November 2017

At the 20 September 2017 meeting on reform of UN peacekeeping, seven of the 15 Security Council members were represented at the level of Head of State or Government . . . 

Seventh summit meeting held by the Council

15 October 2014

On 24 September 2014, under the Council presidency of the United States, the Security Council held its seventh summit-level meeting, at which it adopted resolution 2178 (2014) on foreign terrorist fighters...

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