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    • S/2019/6 (4 January 2019): United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2019/6
      Submitted pursuant to para. 59 of Security Council resolution 2409 (2018); covers major developments for the period from 2 Oct.-31 Dec. 2018. Includes UN map no. 4412 Rev. 30: MONUSCO September 2018 (Sept. 2018).
    • S/2018/1135 (31 December 2018): Letter dated 17 December 2018 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/1135
      Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2018.
    • S/2018/1068 (30 November 2018): Letter dated 28 November 2018 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/1068 
      Transmits, pursuant to para. 61 of Security Council resolution 2409 (2018), 30-day update covering developments from 27 Oct.-26 Nov. 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 
    • S/2018/1030 (15 November 2018): Report of the Security Council mission to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 5-7 October 2018: http://undocs.org/S/2018/1030
    • S/2018/977 (31 October 2018): Letter dated 29 October 2018 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/977
      Other Title: Update of the Secretary-General on progress in the electoral process and implementation of the 31 December 2016 political agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 26 October 2018.
      Transmits, pursuant to para. 61 of Security Council resolution 2409 (2018), 30-day update covering developments from 29 Sept.-26 Oct. 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    • S/RES/2439 (2018): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2439(2018)
      on condemning attacks by armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and their role in exacerbating the Ebola virus outbreak
    • S/2018/886 (2 October 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region: http://undocs.org/S/2018/886
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2409 (2018); covers developments since the previous report (S/2018/209) and covers the period 1 Mar.-31 Aug.. 2018.
    • S/2018/882 (1 October 2018): United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/882 
      Submitted pursuant to para 59 of Security Council resolution 2409 (2018); covers major developments for the period from 29 June-28 Sept. 2018. Includes UN map no. 4412 Rev. 30: MONUSCO September 2018 (Sept. 2018).
    • S/2018/786 (28 August 2018): Letter dated 24 August 2018 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/786 
      Other Title: Update of the Secretary-General on progress in the electoral process and implementation of the 31 December 2016 political agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 24 August 2018.
      Transmits, pursuant to para. 61 of Security Council resolution 2409 (2018), 30-day update covering developments from 26 July-24 Aug. 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    • S/2018/762 (8 August 2018): Letter dated 7 August 2018 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/762 
      Other Title: Update of the Secretary-General on progress in the electoral process and implementation of the 31 December 2016 political agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, 31 July 2018.
      Transmits, pursuant to para. 61 of Security Council resolution 2409 (2018), 30-day update covering developments from 1-31 July 2018 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    • S/AC.51/2018/2 (7 August 2018): Conclusions on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict: http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2018/2
    • S/2018/655 (2 July 2018): United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/655 
      Submitted pursuant to para 59 of Security Council resolution 2409 (2018); covers major developments for the period from 27 Mar.-29 June 2018.
    • S/RES/2424 (2018): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2424(2018)
      on renewal of measures on arms embargo against the Democratic Republic of the Congo imposed by Security Council resolution 2293 (2016) until 1 July 2019 and extension of the mandate of the Group of Experts Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) until 1 Aug. 2019
    • S/2018/531 (4 June 2018): Letter dated 20 May 2018 from the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2018/531
      Transmits final report of the Group of Experts pursuant to para. 6 of the Security Council resolution 2360 (2017).
    • S/2018/502 (25 May 2018): Children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Report of the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/502
      6th report prepared pursuant to Security Council resolution 1612 (2005) and subsequent resolutions; covers the period from 1 Jan. 2014-31 Dec. 2017; focuses on six grave violations committed against children since the previous report (S/2014/453).
    • S/2018/362 (18 April 2018): Letter dated 16 April 2018 from the Permanent Representatives of Peru, Sweden and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General: http://undocs.org/S/2018/362
      Transmits summary note of the meeting of the Security Council Informal Expert Group on Women, Peace and Security on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, held on 28 Feb. 2018.
    • S/RES/2409 (2018): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2409(2018)  
      on extension of the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until 31 Mar. 2019
    • S/2018/174 (1 March 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2018/174
      Submitted pursuant to para. 52 of Security Council resolution 2348 (2017); covers major developments since the reports of 5 Jan. 2018 (S/2018/16) and 15 Feb. 2018 (S/2018/128).
    • S/2018/128 (15 February 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on progress in the implementation of the political agreement of 31 December 2016: http://undocs.org/S/2018/128 
      Submitted pursuant to resolution 2348 (2017), covers developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 5 Jan. 2018.
    • S/2018/16 (5 January 2018): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2018/16
      Submitted pursuant to para. 52 of Security Council resolution 2348 (2017); covers major developments since the report of 2 Oct. 2017 (S/2017/824). Includes UN map no. 4412 rev. 26: MONUSCO Dec. 2017 (Dec. 2017).
    • S/2017/1103 (29 December 2017): Letter dated 22 December 2017 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1103 
      Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2017.
    • S/2017/1091 (22 December 2017): Letter dated 22 December 2017 from the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/1091 
      Transmits midterm report of the Group of Experts.
    • S/RES/2389 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2389(2017)
      on implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region
    • S/2017/963 (17 November 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on progress in the implementation of the political agreement of 31 December 2016: http://undocs.org/S/2017/963
      Submitted pursuant to resolution 2348 (2017), covers developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 29 Sept. 2017.
    • S/2017/826 (29 September 2017): Special report of the Secretary-General on the strategic review of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2017/826
      Includes UN map no. 4412 rev. 25: MONUSCO Sept. 2017 (Sept. 2017).
    • S/2017/825 (29 September 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region: http://undocs.org/S/2017/825 
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2348 (2017); covers developments since the report of 10 Mar. 2017 (S/2017/208) until 15 Sept. 2017.
    • S/2017/824 (2 October 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2017/824
      Submitted pursuant to para. 52 of Security Council resolution 2348 (2017); covers major developments since the report of 30 June 2017 (S/2017/565). Includes UN map no. 4412 rev. 25: MONUSCO Sept. 2017 (Sept. 2017).
    • S/2017/712 (15 August 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on progress in the implementation of the political agreement of 31 December 2016: http://undocs.org/S/2017/712
      Submitted pursuant to resolution 2348 (2017), covers developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 30 June 2017.
    • S/2017/672 (10 August 2017): Letter dated 4 August 2017 from the Group of Experts extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2293 (2016) addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2017/672 and http://undocs.org/S/2017/672/Rev.1
      Transmits final report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    • S/2017/565 (30 June 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2017/565
      Submitted pursuant to para 52 of Security Council resolution 2348 (2017); covers major developments since the report of 10 Mar. 2017 (S/2017/206). Includes UN map no. 4412 rev. 24: MONUSCO June 2017 (June 2017).
    • S/RES/2360 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2360(2017)(2017)
      on renewal of measures on arms embargo against the Democratic Republic of the Congo imposed by Security Council resolution 2293 (2016) until 1 July 2018 and extension of the mandate of the Group of Experts Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) until 1 Aug. 2018
    • S/2017/435 (17 May 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the political agreement of 31 December 2016 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2017/435
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2384 (2017); covers developments since 27 Mar. 2017.
    • S/RES/2348 (2017): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2348(2017) 
      on extension of the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until 31 Mar. 2018
    • S/2017/208 (10 Mar. 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region: http://undocs.org/S/2017/208
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2277 (2016); covers developments since the report of 4 Oct. 2016 (S/2016/840) until 28 Feb. 2017.
    • S/2017/206 (10 March 2017): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo:
      http://undocs.org/S/2017/206
      Submitted pursuant to paras. 50 and 52 of Security Council resolution 2277 (2016); covers major developments since the report of 29 Dec. 2016 (S/2016/1130). Includes UN map no. 4412 rev. 23: MONUSCO February 2017 (Feb. 2017).
    • S/2016/1130 (29 December 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo:
      http://undocs.org/S/2016/1130
      Submitted pursuant to paras. 50 and 52 of Security Council resolution 2277 (2016); covers major developments since the report of 3 Oct. 2016 (S/2016/833). Includes UN map no. 4412 rev. 22: MONUSCO December 2016 (Dec. 2016).
    • S/2016/1086 (30 December 2016): Letter dated 27 December 2016 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council:
      http://undocs.org/S/2016/1086
      Transmits report of the Committee's activities for 2016.
    • S/2016/922 (3 November 2016): Letter dated 31 October 2016 from the Permanent Representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/922
      Transmits the communiqué of the 7th High-Level Meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region held in Luanda on 26 Oct. 2016.
    • S/2016/883 (2 Nov. 2016): Letter dated 20 October 2016 from the Permanent Representative of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2016/883
      Transmits the "Political Agreement for the Holding of Peaceful, Credible and Transparent Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo", signed on 18 Oct. 2016, and related press releases from the Chairperson of the African Union and the facilitator of the national dialogue.
    • S/2016/840 (4 October 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region: http://undocs.org/S/2016/840
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2277 (2016); covers developments since the report of 9 Mar. 2016 (S/2016/232) and provides information on peace and security developments in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region until 20 Sept. 2016.
    • S/2016/833 (3 October 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2016/833
      Submitted pursuant to paras. 50 and 52 of Security Council resolution 2277 (2016); covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the report of 28 June 2016 (S/2016/579). Includes UN map no. 4412 rev. 21: MONUSCO September 2016 (Sept. 2016).   
    • S/2016/579 (28 June 2016): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2016/579  
      Submitted pursuant to para. 50 and 52 of Security Council resolution 2277 (2016); covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the report of 9 Mar. 2016 (S/2016/233).
    • S/RES/2293(2016): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2293(2016)
      on renewal of measures on arms embargo against the Democratic Republic of the Congo imposed by resolution 1807 (2008) and extension of the mandate of the Group of Experts Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) until 1 Aug. 2017
    • S/2015/1031 (24 December 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2015/1031
      Submitted pursuant to para. 43 of Security Council resolution 2211 (2015); covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the report of 28 Sept. 2015 (S/2015/741).
    • S/2015/741 (28 September 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo:  http://undocs.org/S/2015/741
      Submitted pursuant to para. 43 of Security Council resolution 2211 (2015); covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the report of 26 June 2015 (S/2015/486).
    • S/2015/735 (22 September 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region: http://undocs.org/S/2015/735
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2211 (2015); covers developments since the report of 13 Mar. 2015 (S/2015/173); provides information on peace and security developments in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes region until 15 Sept. 2015.
    • S/2015/486 (26 June 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2015/486
      Submitted pursuant to para. 43 of Security Council resolution 2211 (2015); covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the report of 10 Mar. 2015 (S/2015/172).
    • S/RES/2211 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2211(2015)
      on extension of the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until 31 Mar. 2016
    • S/2015/179 (12 March 2015): Letter dated 12 March 2015 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/179 
      Refers to Security Council resolution 2198 (2015) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo and extending the mandate of the Group of Experts; provides the names of the experts appointed to serve on the Group of Experts.
    • S/2015/173 (13 March 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region: http://undocs.org/S/2015/173
    • S/2015/172 (10 March 2015): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2015/172
    • S/RES/2198 (2015): http://undocs.org/S/RES/2198(2015)
      on renewal of measures on arms embargo against all non-governmental entities and individuals operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • S/2015/19 (12 January 2015): Letter dated 12 January 2015 from the Chair of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo addressed to the President of the Security Council: http://undocs.org/S/2015/19
      Transmits final report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    • S/2014/957 (30 December 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo submitted pursuant to paragraph 39 of Security Council resolution 2147 (2014): http://undocs.org/S/2014/957
      Submitted pursuant to para. 39 of Security Council resolution 2147 (2014); contains main findings of a strategic review of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) and the wider UN presence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and recommendations with regard to the future direction of MONUSCO.
    • S/2014/956 (30 December 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: http://undocs.org/S/2014/956
      Submitted pursuant to para. 39 of Security Council resolution 2147 (2014); covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the report of 25 Sept. 2014 (S/2014/698).
    • S/2014/697 (24 September 2014): Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region: http://undocs.org/S/2014/697
      Submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2147 (2014); covers developments since the report of 5 Mar. 2014 (S/2014/153) and describes recent peace and security initiatives with regard to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region prior to 31 Aug.
    • S/AC.51/2014/3 (18 September 2014): Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict : conclusions on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
      http://undocs.org/S/AC.51/2014/3
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    • Further information - Repertoire of the Practice of the Security Council (1959-2015):
      https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/content/repertoire/africa#cat16

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Democratic Republic of the Congo - As from 17 May 1997.
Formerly: "Zaire" until 16 May 1997 and "Democratic Republic of the Congo" until 27 October 1971.

 


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