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UNITED
NATIONS
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        Security Council
Distr.
GENERAL
S/2002/30/Add.10
10 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 16 March 2002, the Security Council took action on the following items:

The situation in Somalia (see S/23370/Add.11, 16, 30, 34 and 48; S/25070/Add.12, 23, 38, 43 and 46; S/1994/20/Add.4, 21, 33, 38 and 43; S/1995/40/Add.13; S/1996/15/Add.3, 10 and 50; S/1997/40/Add.8, 16 and 51; S/1999/25/Add.20 and 44; S/2000/40/Add.25 and 36; and S/2001/15/Add.2, 25, 42 and 44; see also S/23370/Add.3)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4486th (private) and 4487th meetings, held on 11 March 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations; at the 4487th meeting, the Council had before it the report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Somalia (S/2002/189). There was one suspension and one resumption of the 4487th meeting.

At the close of the 4486th 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 4486th meeting, held in private on 11 March 2002, the Security Council considered the item entitled ‘The situation in Somalia’.

“The President, with the consent of the Council, invited Yusuf Hassan Ibrahim, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Transitional National Government of Somalia, at his 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 members of the Council and the Minister for Foreign Affairs had a constructive discussion.”

At the 4487th meeting, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representatives ofDjibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Jordan, the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Somalia and Spain, at their request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

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 and 8; 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 4488th and 4489th meetings, held on 12 March 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

At the 4488th meeting, the President, with the consent of the Council, invited the representative of Israel, at his request, to participate in the discussion without the right to vote.

In response to the request contained in a letter dated 12 March 2002 from the Permanent Observer of Palestine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2002/256), 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.

At the 4489th meeting, the President, in accordance with the decision taken at the 4488th meeting, invited the representative of Israel to participate in the discussion.

Also, in accordance with the decision taken at the 4488th meeting, 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.

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2002/259) submitted by the United States of America, and orally revised preambular paragraph 6 of the draft resolution in its provisional form.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2002/259, as orally revised in its provisional form, which was adopted as resolution 1397 (2002) by 14 votes in favour to none against, with one abstention (Syrian Arab Republic) (for the text, see S/RES/1397 (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 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, 5 and 8; 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 4490th meeting, held on 13 March 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.

Meeting of the Security Council with the troop-contributing countries to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea pursuant to resolution 1353 (2001), annex II, section A (see S/2001/15/Add.37; see also S/1998/44/Add.25; S/1999/25/Add.3, 5 and 7; S/2000/40/Add.18, 19, 30, 32, 36, 45 and 46; and S/2001/15/Add.6, 11, 16, 20, 37 and 46; and S/2002/30/Add.2 and 9)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4491st (private) meeting, held on 14 March 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

At the close of the 4491st 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 14 March 2002, the Security Council, pursuant to annex II, section A, of resolution 1353 (2001), held its 4491st meeting in private with the troop-contributing countries to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE).

“The Security Council and the troop-contributing countries heard briefings under rule 39 of the provisional rules of procedure by Hédi Annabi, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and Major General Patrick Cammaert, Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea.

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

Protection of civilians in armed conflict (see S/1999/25/Add.5, 7 and 36; S/2000/40/Add.15; and S/2001/15/Add.17 and 47)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4492nd and 4493rd meetings, held on 15 March 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations.

At the 4492nd 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 Kenzo Oshima, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator.

At the 4493rd meeting, 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/2002/6; to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).

The situation between Eritrea and Ethiopia (see S/1998/44/Add.25; S/1999/25/Add.3, 5 and 7, S/2000/40/Add.18, 19, 30, 32, 36, 45 and 46; S/2001/15/Add.6, 11, 16, 20, 37 and 46; and S/2002/30/Add.2 and 9; see also S/2001/15/Add.37)

The Security Council resumed its consideration of the item at its 4494th meeting, held on 15 March 2002 in accordance with the understanding reached in its prior consultations, having before it the progress report of the Secretary-General on Ethiopia and Eritrea (S/2002/245).

The President drew attention to a draft resolution (S/2002/266) that had been prepared in the course of the Council’s prior consultations.

The Security Council proceeded to vote on draft resolution S/2002/266, and adopted it unanimously as resolution 1398 (2002) (for the text, see S/RES/1398 (2002); to be issued in Official Records of the Security Council, Fifty-seventh Year, Resolutions and Decisions of the Security Council, 2002).


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