How is the work of the Security Council organized?
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The Security Council stands ready to meet at any time as the need arises. 

Each meeting of the Security Council is on one agenda item or topic. Provisional agenda items are announced in the Journal of the United Nations before each meeting.

Provisional monthly programmes of work and monthly forecasts are prepared by the Secretariat for the President of the Council. These resources can be found on the Security Council website under Programme of Work.

The Member State that holds the presidency for the month may issue a report, entitled "Assessment of the work of the Security Council during the Presidency of [State] in [Month]".

Key Reference

  • Sievers, Loraine, and Daws, Sam. The Procedure of the UN Security Council. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014

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