Political documents

17 May 2016
The text of the statement of the International Syria Support Group following a meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016. Meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016, as the International Syria Support Group (...

13 May 2016
The following Security Council press statement was issued on May 12 by the UN Security Council: The members of the Security Council expressed outrage at all recent attacks in Syria directed against...

12 May 2016
SdeM: Good morning everybody. We have just terminated a long but intense and useful meeting from the Humanitarian taskforce, so I will leave the floor actually to my colleague and friend, Jan Egeland...

10 May 2016
The official statement by the U.S. and Russia on ensuring a nation-wide implementation of the Cessation of Hostilities. Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 9, 2016 The Russian Federation...

04 May 2016
Text of the UN Security Council briefing on the situation in Aleppo by Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. Mr. President, The Council has requested the Department of...

03 May 2016
This paper sets out an account of developments and the work plan executed by the UN Special Envoy during the round of UN facilitated Intra-Syrian Talks held in Geneva between 13-27 April 2016. Agenda...

22 April 2016
Geneva, Switzerland, 22 April 2016 Good evening. Monday I think I told you that today I was going to make a pause in the moment and come out from the meetings and come here and talk to you about what...

19 April 2016
The list of the 250 members of Parliament following the elections organized on April 13, 2016. Each governorate is a single constituency except for the Aleppo governorate that is divided into two...

18 April 2016
Geneva, Switzerland, 18 April 2016 Staffan de Mistura (SdM): Good evening, it has been an intense day so let me recap my points if I may. Let me make some comments and then it will take some...

14 April 2016
Geneva , 14 April 2016 SdeM: Let me raise some points that have been raised so far in these meetings. I cannot deny that everyone in the meeting was disappointed; indeed many of them are actually...

13 April 2016
Geneva, Switzerland, 13 April 2016 Staffan de Mistura (SdeM): Since we have not seen each other for a while, I will try to be a little bit more extensive. I just returned actually today after a quite...

29 March 2016
The transcript of the press coneference by UN Envoy Staffan De Mistura on March 24, 2016, at the end of the first round of talks between the regime and the opposition in Geneva. Moderator: Good...

29 March 2016
The full text of the statement of UN Envoy Staffan de Mistura outlining 12 points of commonality between the regime and the oppposition at the end of the round of talks in Geneva issued on March 24,...

29 March 2016
A political map of Syria by the United Nations.

01 March 2016
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2268 (2016) adopted on February 26, 2016, endorsing the cessation of hostilities agreement reached by the United States and the Russian Federation, co-...