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Security Council Press Statement: UNDOF

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Security Council press statement on UNDOF The members of the Security Council strongly condemned continued attacks today on United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) positions in the Golan Heights. Read more


The Situation in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by Mr Michael Bliss, Chargé d’Affaires, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations   Thank you Mr President. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: Detention of UNDOF Peacekeepers

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Security Council Press Statement on Detention of UNDOF Peacekeepers The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the detention of 43 United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) peacekeepers from within the Area of Separation in the vicinity of position 27, as well as the surrounding of positions 68 and 69, which are manned by 81 UNDOF peacekeepers, earlier today by a Security Council-designated terrorist groups and by members of non-state armed groups. Read more


Wrap-Up Session - August 2014

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by Mr Michael Bliss, Chargé d’Affaires, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations   Mr President Thank you for convening this session. Read more


Security Council Press Statement: The Murder of James Foley

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Security Council Press Statement on the Murder of James Foley The members of the Security Council strongly condemned the heinous and cowardly murder of James Foley, an American journalist, by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Read more


Conflict Prevention

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL Statement by HE Ms Philippa King, Ambassador and Chargé d'affaires of Australia to the United Nations Thank you, Mr President, and thank you to the Secretary-General and the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Read more


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