New York, 27 December 2011 - The Secretary-General condemns the use of force to settle differences in Guinea-Bissau. The primacy of the lawful civilian authorities according to the constitution must be respected.
New York, 21 February 2012 -(S/PRST/2012/12) - “The Security Council reaffirms its primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations.
New York, 21 January 2012 - The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the multiple attacks that have taken place across the northern Nigerian city of Kano, causing large-scale casualties and massive destruction to property.
New York, 11 October 2011 - The Secretary-General welcomes the smooth holding of the presidential and legislative elections in Liberia today. He commends the people of Liberia for exercising their right to vote in a calm and peaceful manner.
4 April 2012 - At the 6745th meeting of the Security Council, held on 4 April 2012, in connection with the Council’s consideration of the item entitled “Peace and security in Africa”, the President of the Council made the following statement on behalf of the Council.
New York, 1 July 2012 - The Secretary-General is concerned by the worsening security and humanitarian situation in Northern Mali and by reports thatthe mausoleums of Sidi Mahmoud, Sidi Moctar and Alpha Moya in the ancient city of Timbuktu have been destroyed. Such attacks again
New York, 18 April 2012 - The Secretary-General expresses his concern over the renewed wave of arrests of high ranking public officials in Mali at a time when numerous efforts are being undertaken to assist the country in overcoming the various challenges it is facing.
New York, 16 April 2012 - The Secretary-General is gravely concerned that despite calls by the international community for the immediate restoration of constitutional order in Guinea-Bissau, the leaders of the 12 April 2012 coup d’état are instead deepening the political crisis in the country by