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Conseil de sécurité - Récapitulatif des travaux effectués sous la présidence de la France (septembre 2007) - Lettre de France (extraits)
13 November 2007
Letter dated 12 November 2007 from the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations addressed
to the President of the Security Council
I have the honour to transmit herewith a report on the work of the Security Council during the presidency of France in September 2007 (see annex). The document was prepared under my responsibility, after consultation with the other members of the Security Council.
I should be grateful if you would have this letter and its annex circulated as a document of the Security Council.
Annex to the letter dated 12 November 2007 from the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council
Assessment of the work of the Security Council during the presidency of France (September 2007)
Under the presidency of Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, the Security Council engaged in an extensive programme of work during the month of September. The Security Council held 15 meetings, including one at the summit level, four briefings and one meeting with troop-contributing countries. The Council held consultations of the whole on nine occasions. The Council adopted six resolutions and three presidential statements, and agreed on four statements to the press.
On 20 September, the Council heard a presentation by the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Lynn Pascoe, and held consultations on the situation in the Middle East, particularly concerning the Palestinian issue.