New Security Council President wants to protect schools and hospitals in conflict zones

Peter Wittig
Peter Wittig

The UN Security Council has a new President for the month of July, German Ambassador Peter Wittig.

He says Libya and Syria are likely to be at the top of the Council's agenda as the two countries and others in the Middle East and North Africa continue to experience insecurity.

But, Ambassador Wittig says other issues will also be discussed in July.

That includes a possible resolution by Germany to improve protection measures for schools and hospitals in places of conflict.

He also says climate change, while not something the Council would normally discuss, will be another topic Germany will highlight in July.

Julie Walker spoke with Ambassador Wittig about his plans for the month.

Duration: 4’49″

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