Political documents

24 March 2016
Explanatory Note This is an Explanatory Note to the Special Envoy’s Paper on Points of Commonalities. It sets out what the official purpose is of the paper. During the course of talks the Special...

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-...

29 February 2016
The text of the report by Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General, titled “Report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security and the range of...

26 February 2016
STAFFAN DE MISTURA, Special Envoy for Syria Briefing to the Security Council pursuant to Resolution 2254(2015) 26 February 2016 Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, 1. On...

23 February 2016
The number of asylum applications by Syrians in 37 European countries by the end of December 2015. EU countries   Germany 218,186 Sweden 105,889...

23 February 2016
Seats allocated to each electoral district in the Parliamentary elections to be held on April 13, 2016. Electoral district Workers & Farmers Others Total...

23 February 2016
The press release and the official text of the agreement on a ceasefire between the United States and Russia. Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 22, 2016 The United States of...

16 February 2016
The full text of the Statement of the International Syria Support Group following its meeting in Munich on February 11 and 12, 2016: Meeting in Munich on February 11 & 12, 2016, as the...

11 February 2016
Statement of the International Syria Support Group Meeting in Munich on February 11 & 12, 2016, as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, China, Egypt, the EU, France,...

26 January 2016
The list below includes the names of the 16-member delegation appointed by the Syrian opposition to lead the negotiations with the Syrian regime. Brig Gen Assaad Awad Zoubi (Chairman of the...

18 January 2016
The following text contains the remarks of UN envoy Staffan De Mistura to the Security Council on January 18, 2016. STAFFAN DE MISTURA SPECIAL ENVOY FOR SYRIA BRIEFING TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL...

04 January 2016
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2258 (2015) adopted on December 22, 2015, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid...

21 December 2015
The text of Security Council Resolution 2254 (2015), endorsing a road map for peace process in Syria and setting a timetable for talks. The full text of resolution 2254 (2015) reads as follows: “The...

21 December 2015
The text of Security Council Resolution 2253 (2015), imposing sanctions on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (also called ISIS). The text of Security Council Resolution 2253 (2015), expanding...

10 December 2015
At the invitation of the Government of Saudi Arabia, the Syrian Revolution and Opposition forces held an expanded meeting on 9-10 December, in Riyadh, with the participation of men and women who...