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  • 28 July 2014
    UN Peacekeeping: Regional partnership and its evolution UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Mr Gary Quinlan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations   Thank you, Mr President, for Rwanda’s strong leadership of the Council this month and for your country’s significant contribution to peacekeeping – a task to which Rwanda’s own history brings both deep empathy and operational determination. Read more
  • 28 July 2014
    Security Council Presidential Statement: Situation in the Middle East UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Presidential Statement on the Situation in the Middle East - S/PRST/2014/13   The Security Council expresses grave concern regarding the deterioration in the situation as a result of the crisis related to Gaza and the loss of civilian lives and casualties. Read more
  • 25 July 2014
    Security Council Press Statement: the humanitarian situation in South Sudan Security Council Press Statement on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan The members of the Security Council expressed grave concern about the catastrophic food insecurity situation in South Sudan that is now the worst in the world. Read more


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