Key UN Documents

 

This section contains a selection of UN documents in the areas of mediation and conflict prevention, including reports of the Secretary-General as well as resolutions and documents from the Security Council and the General Assembly.

Secretary-General's Reports

  • S/2015/730. Report on "The UN and Conflict Prevention: a Collective Recommitment"
    September, 2015, Author: United Nations Secretary-General
  • A/70/328. Report on "Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations on mediation"
    August, 2015, Author: United Nations Secretary-General
  • A/66/811. Report on “Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution”
    June, 2012, Author: United Nations Secretary-General
  • S/2011/552. Report on "Preventive Diplomacy: Delivering Results"
    August, 2011, Author: United Nations Secretary-General
  • S/2009/189. Report on “Enhancing Mediation and its Support Activities”
    April, 2009, Author: United Nations Secretary-General

Security Council Resolutions

  • S/RES/2171. Security Council Resolution on the use of system-wide approach to conflict prevention
    August, 2014, Author: Security Council
  • S/RES/2106 Security Council Resolution on sexual violence in conflict
    June, 2013, Author: United Nations Security Council
  • S/RES/1960. Security Council Resolution on women and peace and security. Conflict-related sexual violence.
    December, 2010, Author: United Nations Security Council
  • S/RES/1889.Security Council Resolution on women, peace and security
    October, 2009, Author: United Nations Security Council
  • S/RES/1888. Security Council Resolution on women and peace and security. Conflict-related sexual violence.
    September, 2009, Author: United Nations Security Council
  • S/RES/1820. Security Council Resolution on women and peace and security. Conflict-related sexual violence.
    June, 2008, Author: United Nations Security Council
  • S/RES/1325. Security Council Resolution on women and peace and security
    October, 2000, Author: United Nations Security Council

Security Council Presidential Statements

  • S/PRST/2009/8. Statement on the Agenda item “Maintenance of international peace and security: mediation and settlement of disputes”
    April, 2009, Author: United Nations Security Council
  • S/PRST/2008/36. Statement on the Agenda item “Maintenance of international peace and security: mediation and settlement of disputes”
    September, 2008, Author: United Nations Security Council

General Assembly Resolutions

  • A/RES/70/304. Strengthening the Role of Mediation in the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes, Conflict Prevention and Resolution
    September, 2016, Author: United Nations Secretary-General
  • A/RES/68/303. Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution
    July, 2014, Author: United Nations General Assembly
  • A/RES/66/291. Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution
    September, 2012, Author: United Nations General Assembly
  • A/RES/65/283. Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution
    July, 2011, Author: United Nations General Assembly
  • A/RES/60/1. 2005 World Summit Outcome
    October, 2005, Author: United Nations General Assembly
  • A/RES/37/10. Manila Declaration on the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
    November, 1982, Author: United Nations General Assembly

United Nations Guidance

  • Guidance on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Strategies
    March, 2017, Author: United Nations
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  • Guidance on Contacts with Persons Subject of Arrest Warrants or Summonses Issued by the ICC
    April, 2013, Author: United Nations Secretary-General
  • United Nations Guidance for Effective Mediation
    September, 2012, Author: United Nations