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CHAPTER 4: Section 1 Changes

Council takes up Jammu and Kashmir in consultations, against backdrop of unusual procedural factors

16 August 2019

After the Foreign Minister of Pakistan requested an urgent meeting on Jammu and Kashmir, the Security Council decided to consider the question on 16 August 2019, but in closed consultations, without the participation of Pakistan or India . . .

Security Council reaches agreement to change periodicity of Kosovo meetings

8 February 2019

On 7 February 2019, the Security Council members resolved a long-running dispute over how often the Council should hold periodic meetings on Kosovo by adopting a presidential note providing for three meetings in 2019 and two yearly meetings thereafter . . .

For first time in five years, Council in 2018 failed to meet on DPRK human rights situation

1 February 2019

For the first year since 2014, the Security Council in 2018 failed to convene a meeting on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) . . .

In 2019, Security Council will again confront issue of how often to meet on Kosovo

18 January 2019

In February, the Security Council will have before it the Secretary-General’s January report on the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).  This will be the first occasion in 2019 when the Council members will be confronted by the issue of how often to meet to consider the situation in Kosovo . . .

United Kingdom presidency for August 2018 omits consideration of SG’s Kosovo report

9 August 2018

At a press conference on 1 August 2018, the UK representative confirmed that Kosovo would not be taken up by the Council during her country’s presidency for the month ahead . . .

France, United Kingdom call for meeting on Syria without formal request under Rule 2

8 January 2017

On 30 November 2016, the Security Council convened at the request of France and the United Kingdom to hear briefings on the worsening humanitarian crisis in Aleppo . . .

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