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Security Council
  • Meetings in 2014: 21 and 18 July, 24 June, 28 May, 29 and 13 April, 19, 15, 13, 10, 3 and 1 March, 28 February - Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2014/136);
    2 May, 13 April - Letter dated 13 April 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2014/264):
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/resguide/scact2014_en.shtml  

    Related press releases:
  • Security Council Coalesces around Resolution 2166 (2014) on Malaysian jet crash demanding accountability, full access to site, halt to military activities (SC/11483, 21 July 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sc11483.doc.htm
  • Security Council calls for immediate, credible investigation into downing of civilian aircraft over Ukraine (SC/11481, 18 July 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sc11481.doc.htm
  • Security Council Press Statement on Malaysian Plane Crash (SC/11480, 18 July 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sc11480.doc.htm
  • Peace plan, unilateral ceasefire offer hope for resolving conflict in Ukraine, Political Affairs Official tells Security Council (SC/11448, 24 June 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11448.doc.htm
  • Security Council Press Statement on Journalists killed in Ukraine (SC/11442, 17 June 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11442.doc.htm
  • Reaching out to East critical after Ukraine Elections, Under-Secretary-General tells Security Council in Briefing (SC/11417, 28 May 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11417.doc.htm
  • Diplomatic solution only way out, as situation in Ukraine deteriorates, Under-Secretary-General tells Security Council (SC/11377, 2 May 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sc11377.doc.htm
  • ‘Emerging spirit of compromise’ evaporates as violence escalates in Ukraine, Under-Secretary-General tells Security Council (SC/11375, 29 April 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sc11375.doc.htm
  • Assistant Secretary-General stresses need to uphold human rights standards in Security Council Briefing on Ukraine Visits (SC/11358, 16 April 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11358.doc.htm
  • Ukraine situation ‘more combustible than ever’, Assistant Secretary-General warns Security Council, calling for action to de-escalate crisis (SC/11351, 13 April 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11351.doc.htm
  • United Nations Human Rights Monitoring Mission deployed to Crimea amid crisis between Russian Federation, Ukraine, Security Council told (SC/11328, 19 March 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11328.doc.htm
  • Security Council fails to adopt text urging Member States not to recognize planned 16 March Referendum in Ukraine’s Crimea Region (SC/11319, 15 March 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11319.doc.htm
  • Peaceful resolution of Ukraine Crisis remains possible, Under-Secretary-General tells Security Council during Briefing (SC/11314, 13 March 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2014/sc11314.doc.htm
  • Note to correspondents on the briefing to the Security Council on Ukraine by Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson (Kyiv, Ukraine, 6 March 2014):
    http://www.un.org/sg/offthecuff/index.asp?nid=3340
  • Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs updates Security Council as it holds second meeting on Ukraine in three days (SC/11305, 3 March 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11305.doc.htm
  • Ukraine, in Emergency Meeting, calls on Security Council to stop military intervention by Russian Federation (SC/11302, 1 March 2014):
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2014/sc11302.doc.htm

    Related documents:
  • S/RES/2166 (2014): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2166(2014)
    Security Council coalesces around Resolution 2166 (2014) on Malaysian jet crash demanding accountability, full access to site, halt to military activities
  • S/2014/460 (1 July 2014): Letter dated 1 July 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council:
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/460
    Transmit an address of Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, concerning the termination of the unilateral ceasefire regime, made public on 30 June
  • S/2014/431 (23 June 2014): Letter dated 20 June 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council :
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/431
    Transmits elements of the plan of Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine, on the peaceful settlement of the situation in the eastern regions of Ukraine
  • A/68/875–S/2014/331 (4 June 2014): Letter dated 12 May 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General:
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/331

    Transmits document entitled "White Book on violations of human rights and the rule of law in Ukraine (November 2013-March 2014)" prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and issued in Moscow on 2 Apr. 2014
  • S/2014/264 (14 April 2014): Letter dated 13 April 2014 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/264
    Requests, in accordance with rule 2 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council,that the President of the Security Council convene an emergency meeting of the Council in the briefing format on 13 Apr. 2014, at 8 p.m., to consider the developments in Ukraine.
  • S/2014/189 (15 March 2014): draft resolution  
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/189
  • S/2014/186 (13 March 2014): Letter dated 13 March 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council :
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/186
    Transmits an address to the UN concerning the situation in Crimea, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine on 13 March 2014.
  • S/2014/136 (26 February 2014): Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council :
    http://undocs.org/S/2014/136
    Requests an urgent meeting of the Security Council in accordance with Articles 34 and 35 of the Charter of the UN; requests also, in accordance with rule 37 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council, that Ukraine be allowed to participate in the meeting and make a statement.



General Assembly


Selected Statements and Speeches by UN Officials

Selected UN Documents
  • UN Member States on the Record: Ukraine
    http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/unms/ukraine.shtml
    key documents related to its membership in the UN; statements made before the principal organs; draft resolutions sponsored; periodic reports submitted on Human Rights conventions, etc.

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