Insights: Health Crises

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    International Peace and Security, and Pandemics: Security Council Precedents and Options

    Introduction: COVID-19 and the Security Council to Date The Security Council has faced rising criticism over its silence on the COVID-19 pandemic. Unable to meet in person due to the pandemic’s outbreak in New York, members spent much of the...

    posted on SUN 5 APR 2020
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    New Security Council Working Methods in the midst of COVID-19

    On Friday (March 27), the Security Council agreed to procedures for its meetings and adoptions, created to address the current difficulty of meeting physically due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new measures were set out in a...

    posted on FRI 27 MAR 2020
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    “Technical Rollovers” of Security Council mandates

    In the upcoming period, several Security Council mandates will expire. These include the mandates of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia and of the Panel of Experts assisting the 1718 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, expiring on 31 March and...

    posted on THU 26 MAR 2020