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# UN Security Council

Last month
March 2024
Higgins says failure to implement Gaza ceasefire 'would be unforgiveable' after UN vote
The resolution demands an “immediate ceasefire” for the ongoing Muslim holy month of Ramadan that leads to a “lasting” truce.
Elsewhere, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees have said that Israel had definitively barred it from making aid deliveries in northern Gaza.
Israel steadfast on Rafah assault after US-backed ceasefire call vetoed at UN Security Council
United States unveils draft UN resolution calling for immediate Gaza ceasefire
Last year
2023
UN Security Council calls for increased engagement with Taliban through special envoy
UN Security Council passes resolution for acceleration of aid into Gaza after days of negotiations
It comes after the UN warned that the entire population of Gaza faces “an imminent risk of famine”.
Israeli army bombs scores of targets in Gaza as diplomats press on with efforts to halt fighting
As places for people to go continues to shrink, international outrage has mounted over the rising death toll.
Former president Mary Robinson says Joe Biden is ‘losing respect’ due to his position on Gaza
North Korea resumes weapons launches by firing ballistic missile into sea
Israeli hostage allegedly killed in Gaza amid failed rescue operation
Israel forces squeeze Gaza's main cities as UN Security Council to consider urging ceasefire
The council is under acute pressure from Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to back an immediate ceasefire after weeks of war.
Tánaiste Micheál Martin has said Ireland will co-sponsor the resolution on Gaza before the UN Security Council today.
Weeks of fighting have left 17,177 people dead in Gaza, according to the latest toll from Hamas which rules the coastal strip.
UN Security Council calls for 'humanitarian pauses' in Gaza
UN Security Council approves multi-national force to stabilise Haiti after year of pleas
Russia refuses to speak at UN Security Council meeting on its attacks on Ukraine’s Odesa
Syria opens key aid corridor to rebel-held areas after Russia vetoed UN decision
UN Security Council ends Mali peacekeeping mission at government's insistence
Tanaiste says ‘Russia cannot have a veto’ on Irish peacekeeping missions
Russia defends itself from criticism over UN Security Council presidency
EU to guard against any Russia abuse of UN presidency, foreign policy chief says
Ukraine's foreign minister says Russia UN Security Council presidency a 'slap in the face'
UN-backed inquiry accuses Russia of war crimes in Ukraine
All time
UN Security Council adopts first ever Myanmar resolution and calls for release of Aung San Suu Kyi
Russian invasion of Ukraine and veto undermines UN Security Council, Coveney says
Change to triple-lock mechanism 'sensible' due to changed global situation, says Coveney
UN Security Council rejects Russian call for biological weapons probe
The Horror of Haiti: Sexual violence and murder gangs as Ireland works on diplomatic solution
Nord Stream pipeline blasts equal to several hundred kilos of TNT says report
Ireland would have to assess whether to take in fleeing Russians, says Taoiseach
Ireland 'deeply frustrated' at Security Council’s failure to act on Russia, Palestine and climate change
Ukraine conflict: Coveney expecting 'abrasive' exchanges at pivotal UN Security Council meeting
UN nuclear watchdog warns of 'grave hour' at Ukraine nuclear plant following shelling
Irish diplomats secure aid for 4.1 million displaced people despite threat of Russian UN veto
Government renews approval for Irish peacekeeping missions in Syria and Kosovo
Zelenskyy calls for meeting with Putin 'to end the war' as Mariupol evacuation 'thwarted'
Ukraine receives missiles from Norway amid warning Mariupol defenders are facing 'last days'
Simon Coveney to address UN Security Council today on Bucha and Kyiv visit
UN votes to secure formal presence in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan
US sanctions Russia for 'beginning' invasion of Ukraine
Russia and US square off at UN Security Council over troops at Ukraine's border
Save the Children staff confirmed dead in Myanmar massacre
Coveney defends Defence department's handling of offer to buy long-range 'heavy lift' aircraft