Susan Rice - USA - 2013: Susan E. Rice worked with President Clinton as part of the National Security Council and oversaw African affairs, later working at the Brookings Institution. In 2009, she joined President Obama's Cabinet, receiving Senate confirmation to be U.N. ambassador. In 2013, she was appointed national security adviser by Obama.
For the walls of the United Nation's Security Council chamber, a dignified Damask wallpaper by Norwegian textile artist Else Poulsson was selected. When the chamber was refurbished last year, a careful reproduction of the original was made in Norway.
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) is a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan that was established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386, as envisaged by the Bonn Agreement. Its main purpose is to train the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and assist Afghanistan in rebuilding key government institutions but is also engaged in the 2001–present war with insurgent groups.
Cuba Calls on UN Security Council to Take Action Against Israel - Cuban Ambassador to the United Nations called on the United Nations Security Council to take action against the Israeli occupation of Palestine territory.