2009

SG/SM/12622, 23
November 2009
Secretary-General welcomes steps by Sri Lanka for internally displaced persons

SG/SM/12439
8 September 2009
Secretary-General strongly regrets decision by Sri Lankan government to expel spokesman for United Nations Children’s Fund

SG/2151
26 May 2009
Joint statement by UN Secretary-General, government of Sri Lanka

SG/SM/12266
22 May 2009
Secretary-General, arriving in Sri Lanka, spells out humanitarian action, refugee processing, reconciliation as goals for strife-torn country

SG/SM/12235
11 May 2009
Secretary-General, appalled at killing of hundreds in Sri Lanka, urges government to explore all options to bring conflict to end without further bloodshed

SG/SM/12194
20 April 2009
Secretary-General welcomes escape of civilians from Sri Lanka conflict zone, deeply concerned at potential for large-scale casualties among those remaining

SG/SM/12183
13 April 2009
Hailing Sri Lanka government’s two-day pause in military action against rebels, Secretary-General says UN will do all it can to help civilians in conflict zone

SG/SM/12178
9 April 2009
Sri Lanka’s President, Secretary-General agree to ‘work together urgently’ in days ahead to address shared concerns about civilians trapped in Vanni region

SG/SM/12166
3 April 2009
Secretary-General deeply distressed at ongoing civilian casualties, confinement in Vanni region of Sri Lanka, reminds government of responsibility to protect

SG/SM/12126
5 March 2009
Secretary-General strongly deplores mounting civilian death toll in Sri Lanka

27 February 2009
Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka Statement by Mr. John Holmes, Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

SG/SM/12078
30 January 2009
Secretary-General welcomes Sri Lankan President’s announcement of safe passage to secure environment for civilians trapped in fighting in north

SG/SM/12066
26 January 2009
Secretary-General says immediate, absolute priority must be given to protection of civilians caught in intensified fighting in Vanni region of Sri Lanka