Political documents

06 March 2015
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2209 (2015) adopted on March 06, 2015, condemning the use of chlorine as a weapon in Syria and signalling that it would take “Chapter VII” action if such...

12 February 2015
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2199 (2015) adopted on February 12, 2015, requiring Member States to take steps to prevent terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria from benefiting from trade...

17 December 2014
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2191 (2014) adopted on December 17, 2014, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted in July to the United Nations and its partners to deliver...

24 September 2014
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2178 (2014) adopted on September 24, 2014, calling on all States to cooperate urgently on preventing the international flow of terrorist fighters to and...

15 August 2014
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2170 (2014) adopted on August 15, 2014, calling on all States to act to suppress the flow of foreign fighters, financing and other support to Islamist...

14 July 2014
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) adopted on July 14, 2014, on delivering humanitarian “across conflict lines.” The text of the resolution reads as follows: “The Security...

22 February 2014
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2139 (2014) adopted on February 22, 2014, approving all necessary measures to combat ISIS. The text of the resolution reads as follows: “The Security...

15 February 2014
JSRS: Good day to you all, thank you for coming on a Saturday. We’ve just held our last meeting for this session. It was as laborious as all the meetings we have had but we agreed on an agenda for...

27 January 2014
The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2133 (2014) adopted on January 27, 2014, calling upon Member States to prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments or...

27 September 2013
The following document is the full text of resolution 2118 (2013) adopted on September 27, 2013, requiring the scheduled destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons. The text reads as follows: “...

03 June 2013
Situation Development in Syria The Council of the League of Arab States at Ministerial Level, (Excerpts) Having reviewed the extremely grave situation currently prevailing in Syria as a result of...

27 March 2013
The following document is the English version of the speech delivered by the President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, during the Arab League Summit in Doha,...

15 February 2013
A statement by the National Coalition, Syria’s main opposition grouping, in which it sets the parameters for a political settlement with the Syrian authorities issued on February 15, 2013. Here is...

25 October 2012
The following document is the text of the UN Security Council press statement issued on October 24 supporting the call for a ceasefire in Syria. Security Council Press Statement on Ceasefire in...

25 September 2012
The following document is the transcript of a press conference by Lakhdar Ibrahimi, the Special Representative for Syria of the United Nations and Arab League, following a briefing he gave to the...