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Ukraine presidency solicits wider inputs for public wrap-up meeting in February 2017

25 June 2017

Early in Ukraine’s February 2017 presidency, its Permanent Representative initiated a new approach to the Council’s formal wrap-up meetings by inviting non-Council Member States and Observers to submit suggestions for topics which might be addressed by Council members in their statements . . .

“Toledo initiatives” are diversifying Security Council dynamics

30 July 2016

At the open debate on Council working methods convened on 19 July 2016, a number of speakers referred to the “Toledo initiatives” promoted by Spain with regard to several aspects of the Council’s work . . .

A wrap-up meeting covering two Council presidencies

13 September 2015

A public meeting held on 31 August 2015 marked the first time that a wrap-up meeting was held covering two presidencies, that of Nigeria in August 2015 and that of New Zealand in July 2015 . . .

New information on the origins of wrap-up meetings (with Table)

13 September 2015

It has now come to light that as early as August 1993, Madeleine Albright, the then Permanent Representative of the United States, initiated a wrap-up meeting during informal consultations of the whole at which Council members reflected on that month’s presidency . . . 

27 August 2014

At the end of its July 2014 presidency, Rwanda convened a wrap-up session in the format of a formal public Council meeting, thus reviving a format for wrap-up sessions which had last been used in March 2005.

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