The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter.
Both the president and the prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals blasted South Africa for its failure to arrest a fugitive wanted by the mechanism, which deals with cases left over by the UN tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda.
India has criticised the negotiation process for Security Council reform saying it's violating the fundamental rules of multilateral negotiations by failing to adopt a basic document for it and thereby making it a Sisyphian endeavour.
The UN envoy for Yemen has reported momentum toward a political settlement in Yemen has been building and urged parties concerned to continue practicing concession.
The UN envoy for Libya has reported "devastating impact" that the escalated Libyan conflict this year has inflicted on the country's health care.
The Security Council has no plans to take up the Kashmir issue, according to Karen Pierce, the British Permanent Representative who is heading it this month.
Describing terrorism is the single biggest threat to international peace, security and development, India on Wednesday urged Non Aligned Member partners to renew the commitment to finalise the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) and mobilise the international community towards achieving the goal.
With the internet being increasingly used for child pornography and trafficking, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi is pitching for action led by the UN Security Council (UNSC) and involving the Interpol to check the menace.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday asked African states to tackle terrorism and climate change for the sake of peace and security.
Security Council President Jerry Matthews Matjila rules out any action on Kashmir from the divided body, even issuing a joint statement.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday allowed that a terrorism financing case against Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, be shifted from a Gujranwala anti-terrorism court (ATC) to the one here.