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Presidency of the Security Council in May 2015: Lithuania

Open debate on 27 May 2015, at 10:00, in the Security Council Chamber on “The protection of journalists in conflict situations” in connection with the agenda item “Protection of civilians in armed conflict”.

The Working Group will hold its forty-seventh session in Conference Room 2, from 26 to 29 May 2015. The first meeting will take place on 26 May 2015, from 10:30 to 13:00.

The 2015 resumed session of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations will be held from 26 May to 3 June, and on 12 June 2015, in Conference Room 4.

The 2015 Partnerships Forum of the Economic and Social Council will be held on  28 May 2015, from 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 18:00, in the Economic and Social Council Chamber.

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UNMAS survey uncovers ammunition and saves lives in Abyei

Thursday, 14 May 2015


In the Agok area of the Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan, a United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) team, undertaking a non-technical survey earlier this year, received information about the presence of ammunition near one of the old military barracks in the area. The team investigated and discovered that a substantial stockpile of ammunition had been stored near the barracks.

DPKO and DFS Develop New Specialized Training Materials for Prevention and Response to Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

Wednesday, 06 May 2015


The Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Field Support (DFS) have developed a new conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) training module for core pre-deployment training of all UN peacekeepers as well as new Specialized Training Materials for military components to prevent and respond to conflict-related sexual violence.

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