The Malta Independent 19 April 2024, Friday
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Malta assumes UN Security Council Presidency; council to discuss reports on Libya and Kosovo

Sabrina Zammit Monday, 1 April 2024, 20:00 Last update: about 17 days ago

Malta has assumed the rotating Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of April, with UN reports on support missions in Libya and Kosovo among the items on the agenda during this period.

This was announced by Malta’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vanessa Frazier in a press conference at the United Nations in New York City, in the United States on Monday.

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She said that as part of Malta’s second term holding the Presidency of the UN Security Council, the council will be discussing a report on the United Nations’ support mission in Libya and another one on its mission in Kosovo.

Like in its first term holding the Presidency in February 2023, Children in Armed Conflict will also be on the agenda.

During the month of April, the council will also be holding a debate on the maintenance of international peace and security; the role of young persons in addressing security challenges in the Mediterranean and another on the Middle East.

Other debates include; Women, peace and security: conflict-related sexual violence and the adoption of a report on the United Nations’ mission in South Sudan.

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