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UNITED
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        Security Council
Distr.
GENERAL
S/2002/30/Add.13
9 April 2002

Original: English

Summary statement by the Secretary-General on matters of which the Security Council
is seized and on the stage reached in their consideration

Addendum


Pursuant to rule 11 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council, the Secretary- General is submitting the following summary statement.

The list of items of which the Security Council is seized is contained in documents S/2002/30 of 15 March 2002, S/2002/30/Add.1 of 22 March 2002, S/2002/30/Add.2 of 25 March 2002, S/2002/30/Add.3 of 26 March 2002 and S/2002/30/Add.5 of 1 April 2002.

During the week ending 6 April 2002, the Security Council took action on the following items:

The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question ( see S/2000/40/Add.39, 44, 46, 47 and 50; and S/2001/15/Add.11- 13, 34 and 50; and S/2002/30/Add.7, 8, 10 and 12; see also S/7382, S/7441, S/7452, S/7564, S/7570, S/7596, S/7600, S/7913, S/7923, S/7976, S/8000, S/8048, S/8066, S/8215, S/8242, S/8252, S/8269, S/8502, S/8525, S/8534, S/8564, S/8575, S/8584, S/8595, S/8747, S/8753, S/8807, S/8815, S/8828, S/8836, S/8885, S/8896, S/8960, S/9123, S/9135, S/9319, S/9382, S/9395, S/9406, S/9427 and Corr.1, S/9449, S/9452, S/9805, S/9812, S/9930, S/10327, S/10341, S/10554, S/10557, S/10703, S/10721, S/10729, S/10743, S/10770/Add.4, S/10855/Add.15, 16, 23, 24, 29, 30, 33, 41, 43, 44 and 50; S/11185/Add.14- 16, 21, 42/Rev.1 and 47; S/11593/Add.15, 21, 29, 42 and 49; S/11935/Add.2 -4, 12, 18-21, 23- 26, 42, 44, 45 and 48; S/12269/Add.12, 13, 21, 42, 43 and 48; S/12520/Add.10, 11, 17, 21, 37, 39, 42, 47 and 48; S/13033/Add.2, 9- 11, 16, 19, 21, 23, 25, 28, 29, 33, 34, 47 and 50; S/13737/Add.7, 8, 13- 18, 20-22, 24- 26, 33, 47 and 50; S/14326/Add.10, 11, 20, 24, 28, 29, 47 and 50; S/14840/Add.1 -4, 8, 12, 13, 15, 16, 21-25, 27, 30- 33, 37, 42, 45 and 48; S/15560/Add.3, 6, 7, 20, 21, 29- 31, 37, 42, 45, 47 and 48; S/16270/Add.6- 8, 15, 20, 21, 34, 35, 40 and 47;
S/16880/Add.8
- 10, 15, 20, 21, 36, 40, 41 and 46; S/17725/Add.2- 4, 15, 21, 28, 35, 38, 43 and 47-49; S/18570/Add.2, 21, 30, 47 and 49 -51; S/19420/Add.1- 5, 13, 15, 18, 19, 22 and Corr.1, 30, 48 and 50; S/20370/Add.4- 6, 12, 16, 21, 22, 26, 30, 32, 34, 37, 44, 46, 47 and 51; S/21100/Add.4, 10, 12, 17, 20, 21, 30, 39, 40, 42, 44, 45, and 47- 50; S/22110/Add.4, 12, 20, 21, 30 and 47; S/23370/Add.1, 4, 7, 13, 21, 30, 47 and 50; S/25070/Add.4, 21, 30 and 48; S/1994/20/Add.3, 8, 10, 20, 29 and 47; S/1995/40/Add.4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 29 and 47; S/1996/15/Add.4, 15, 21, 30, 38 and 47; S/1997/40/Add.4, 9, 11, 21, 30 and 46; S/1998/44/Add.4, 21, 26, 28, 30 and 47; S/1999/25/Add.3, 20, 29 and 46; S/2000/40/Add.4, 15, 20, 21, 24, 29 and 47; S/2001/15/Add.5, 22, 31 and 48; and S/2002/30/Add.4)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4504th and 4505th private meetings, held on 2 April 2002, and its 4506th meeting, held on 3 and 4 April 2002, in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations. There were two suspensions and two resumptions of the 4506th meeting.

At the close of the 4504th meeting, held on 2 April 2002, in accordance with rule 55 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council, the following communiqué was issued through the Secretary-General in place of a verbatim record:


At the close of the 4505th meeting, in accordance with rule 55 of the provisional rules of procedure of the Security Council, the following communiqué was issued through the Secretary-General in place of a verbatim record:
By a letter dated 1 April 2002 addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2002/336), the representative of Tunisia, acting in his capacity as Chairman of the Group of Arab States for the month of April 2002, and on behalf of the States members of the League of Arab States, requested the convening of an immediate meeting of the Security Council to consider the extremely dangerous situation in the occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem, and take the necessary action in that regard.

By a letter dated 2 April 2002 addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2002/342), the representative of South Africa, acting in his capacity as Chair of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement, requested the convening of an urgent meeting of the Security Council to respond to the critical situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including Jerusalem.

At its 4506th meeting, held on 3 and 4 April 2002, in accordance with those requests, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Algeria, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Egypt, Indonesia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Malaysia, Mauritania, Namibia, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen, at their request, to participate in the discussion of the item without the right to vote.

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 3 April 2002 from the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2002/344), the President, in accordance with the rules of procedure and the previous practice in that regard, invited the Permanent Observer of Palestine to participate in the discussion.

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 3 April 2002 from the Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, the President extended an invitation under rule 39 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure to Papa Louis Fall, Chairman of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People.

The meeting was suspended.

Upon the resumption of the meeting on 3 April 2002, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Argentina, Bahrain, Bhutan, Canada, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Djibouti, India, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, New Zealand, Qatar, the Sudan and the United Republic of Tanzania, at their request, to participate in the discussion of the item without the right to vote, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Charter and rule 37 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure.

The meeting was suspended.

Upon the resumption of the meeting, on 4 April 2002, the President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2002/347) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2002/347 and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1403 (2002) (for the text, see S/RES/1403 (2002); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).

Food aid in the context of conflict settlement: Afghanistan and other crisis areas

The Security Council met to consider the item at its 4507th meeting, held on 4 April 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations. There was one suspension and one resumption of the meeting.

In accordance with the understanding reached in the Council’s prior consultations, the President, with the consent of the Council, extended an invitation under rule 39 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure to Catherine Bertini, Executive Director of the World Food Programme.


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