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  • 26 November 2014
    Transcript of Remarks at Security Council Press Stakeout - the Humanitarian Situation in Syria UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Remarks to the press by the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for November 2014, HE Mr Gary Quinlan, following UN Security Council consultations on the humanitarian situation in Syria. Read more
  • 26 November 2014
    Wrap-Up Session - November 2014 UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations 26 November 2014   In previous wrap-up sessions, Australia has sought to identify themes and issues central to the Council’s work – these have included the protection of civilians, the humanitarian dimensions of conflict, the centrality of human rights to the Council’s work and the need for effective implementation of Council decisions, the need to uphold fundamental norms. Read more
  • 26 November 2014
    Security Council Press Statement: Libya UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Security Council Press Statement on Libya 26 November 2014   The members of the Security Council expressed their profound concern about the deteriorating situation in Libya and its impact on regional peace and stability. Read more


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