Security Council Meets at Ministerial Level on Humanitarian Situation in Syria
Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson (second from right, front row) addresses the Security Council's ministerial meeting on the humanitarian situation in Syria. Mr. Eliasson said more than 2.5 million people are in need of assistance and protection in the country. He is flanked (front row) by María Angela Holguín Cuéllar (left), Minister for Foreign Affairs Colombia, and Laurent Fabius, Minister for Foreign Affairs of France and President of the Security Council for the month of August. At centre of the second row (in light grey suit) is Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria.