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UNITED
NATIONS
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        Security Council
Distr.
GENERAL
S/2002/30/Add.8
4 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 2 March 2002, the Security Council took action on the following items:

Security Council resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999) (see S/1999/25/Add.43 and 51; S/2000/40/Add.6, 9, 18, 22, 27, 33, 38, 45, 46 and 50 ; S/2001/15/Add.3, 7, 10, 11, 15, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 48; and S/2002/30/Add.3 and 6; see also S/1998/44/Add.13, 34, 37, 38 and 42; S/1999/25/Add.2, 3, 11, 18 and 22; and S/2001/15/Add.3, 6, 17, 33, 37, 38 and 39)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4475th (private) meeting, held on 25 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

At the close of the 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:

“At its 4475th meeting, held in private on 25 February 2002, the Security Council considered the item entitled ‘Security Council resolutions 1160 (1998), 1199 (1998), 1203 (1998), 1239 (1999) and 1244 (1999)’.

“In accordance with the relevant provisions of the Charter and rule 37 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure, the President invited the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the representatives of Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Ukraine and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia to participate in this meeting.

“The Security Council heard a briefing under rule 39 of its provisional rules of procedure by Hédi Annabi, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.

“The members of the Council, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the representatives of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Spain (on behalf of the European Union and associated States) and the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations had a constructive discussion.”

The situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo (see S/1997/40/Add.21; S/1998/44/Add.35 and 49; S/1999/25/Add.10, 13, 24, 30, 43, 47 and 49; S/2000/40/Add.3, 7, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 30, 33, 40, 47 and 49; S/2001/15/Add.5, 8, 18, 24, 30, 35, 36, 43, 45, 50 and 51; and S/2002/30/Add.4; see also S/1996/15/Add.43-45; S/1997/40/Add.5, 7, 9, 13, 16 and 17; S/1998/44/Add.28; and S/2001/15/Add.42 and 43)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4476th meeting, held on 25 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the tenth report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2002/169).

The President stated that, following consultations of the Council, he had been authorized to make a statement on behalf of the Council and read out the text of that statement (for the text, see S/PRST/2002/5; to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).

Meeting of the Security Council with the troop-contributing countries to the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara pursuant to resolution 1353 (2001), annex II, section A (see S/2001/15/Add.47; see also S/11593/Add.42 and 44; S/19420/Add.38; S/21100/Add.25; S/22110/Add.17; S/23370; S/25070/Add.9; S/1994/20/Add.12, 29 and 45; S/1995/40/Add.1, 14, 20, 25, 37 and 50; S/1996/15/Add.21 and 47; S/1997/40/Add.11, 20, 39 and 42; S/1998/44/Add.4, 15, 29, 37, 43 and 50; S/1999/25/Add.3, 5, 12, 16, 18, 36 and 49; S/2000/40/Add.8, 21, 29, 42 and 43; and S/2001/15/Add.9, 17, 26 and 48)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4477th (private) meeting, held on 25 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

At the close of the 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:

“On 25 February 2002, the Security Council, pursuant to annex II, section A, of resolution 1353 (2001), held its 4477th meeting in private with the troop-contributing countries to the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).

“The Security Council and the troop-contributing countries heard a briefing under rule 39 of the provisional rules of procedure by Hédi Annabi, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.

“The members of the Council had a constructive exchange of views with representatives of participating troop-contributing countries.”

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; 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 4478th meeting, held on 26 and 27 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it a letter dated 20 February 2002 from the Permanent Representative of Yemen to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2002/184) and identical letters dated 20 February 2002 from the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General and the President of the Security Council (S/2002/182). There was one suspension and one resumption of the meeting.

On 26 February 2002, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cuba, Egypt, India, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine, at their request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

In accordance with the decision taken at the 4474th meeting, held on 21 February 2002, the President invited the representatives of Israel and Yemen to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 21 February 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.

In accordance with the decision taken at the 4474th meeting, the President, in accordance with the rules of procedure and the previous practice in that regard, invited the Chargé d’affaires a.i. of the Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to participate in the discussion.

The meeting was suspended.

Upon the resumption of the meeting on 27 February 2002, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representative of the Sudan, at his request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

The situation in Afghanistan (see S/1994/20/Add.3, 11, 31 and 47; S/1996/15/Add.6, 14, 38, 41 and 42; S/1997/40/Add.15, 27 and 50; S/1998/44/Add.14, 28, 31, 34, 37 and 49; S/1999/25/Add.33, 40 and 41; S/2000/40/Add.13 and 50; S/2001/15/Add.23, 31, 46, 49 and 51; and S/2002/30/Add.2, 4 and 5; see also S/19420/Add.44; S/20370/Add.14-16; and S/21100/Add.1)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4479th meeting, held on 27 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

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 Kieran Prendergast, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

The situation concerning Western Sahara (see S/11593/Add.42 and 44; S/19420/Add.38; S/21100/Add.25; S/22110/Add.17; S/23370 ; S/25070/Add.9; S/1994/20/Add.12, 29 and 45; S/1995/40/Add.1, 14, 20, 25, 37 and 50; S/1996/15/Add.21 and 47; S/1997/40/Add.11, 20, 39 and 42; S/1998/44/Add.4, 15, 29, 37, 43 and 50; S/1999/25/Add.3, 5, 12, 16, 18, 36 and 49; S/2000/40/Add.8, 21, 29, 42 and 43; and S/2001/15/Add.9, 17, 26 and 48; see also S/2001/15/Add.47)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4480th meeting, held on 27 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the report of the Secretary-Generalon the situation concerning Western Sahara (S/2002/178).

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2002/201) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2002/201, and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1394 (2002) (for the text, see S/RES/1394 (2002); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).


The situation in Liberia (see S/22110/Add.3 and Corr.1; S/23370/Add.18 and 46; S/25070/Add.12, 23, 32 and 38 ; S/1994/20/Add.15, 20, 27, 36 and 41; S/1995/40/Add.1, 14, 25, 36 and 44; S/1996/15/Add.3, 4, 14, 18, 21, 34 and 47; S/1997/40/Add.12, 25 and 30; and S/2001/15/Add.10 and 45; see also S/2001/15/Add.7 and 10)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4481st meeting, held on 27 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

The President drew attention to the text of a draft resolution (S/2002/206) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2002/206, and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1395 (2002) (for the text, see S/RES/1395 (2002); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).

Wrap-up discussion on the work of the Security Council for the current month (see S/2001/15/Add.35, 48 and 51; and S/2002/30/Add.4; see also S/2001/15/Add.26)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4482nd (private) meeting, held on 28 February 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

At the close of the 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:

“At its 4482nd meeting, held in private on 28 February 2002 at 10.45 a.m., the Security Council considered the item entitled ‘Wrap-up discussion on the work of the Security Council for the current month’.

“The President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives of Angola, Argentina, Burundi, Chile, Cuba, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Japan, Nepal, Spain, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey and Ukraine 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 members of the Council and representatives invited under rule 37 of the Council’s provisional rules of procedure had a constructive discussion.”



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