Special Committee on United Nations Charter Opens 2022 Session amid Calls to End Sanctions Use, Uphold Rules-Based International Order

22 Feb

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization opened its 2022 session today with delegates debating questions related to sanctions, working methods and the peaceful settlement of disputes.

Special Committee on United Nations Charter Adopts Draft Report, Sends Proposals to General Assembly, Concluding Session

24 Feb

The Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on Strengthening the Role of the Organization adopted its 2021 draft report today, concluding its annual session and sending a package of recommendations to the General Assembly.

Delegations Differ over Sanctions amid Growing Concerns over Humanitarian Impact, as Special Committee on United Nations Charter Begins 2021 Session

16 Feb

Amid growing concerns over unilateral coercive measures and their unintended humanitarian consequences, several delegations stressed today that sanctions remain a relevant tool for the maintenance of international peace and security, as the Special Committee on the Charter of the United Nations and on the Strengthening of the Role of the Organization opened its 2021 session.