Insights: UN Institutional Issues

  1. Insights

    Security Council Elections 2014

    Tomorrow morning (16 October), the General Assembly will hold elections to fill five of the ten non-permanent seats in the Security Council (for the 2015-2016...

    posted on WED 15 OCT 2014
  2. Insights

    Security Council’s October Programme of Work

    Argentina assumes in October its second presidency during its two-year Council term. There will be three open debates in October: the quarterly open debate on...

    posted on THU 2 OCT 2014
  3. Insights

    Briefing on the Council Visiting Mission to Europe and Africa

    This afternoon, the Security Council is expected to hold a public briefing on its 8-14 August visiting mission to Europe and Africa. One of the...

    posted on TUE 19 AUG 2014
  4. Insights

    First Public Wrap-up Session Since 2005

    On 30 July, the Security Council will hold a “wrap-up session” for the month of July during which Rwanda held the Council presidency. The meeting...

    posted on TUE 29 JUL 2014
  5. Insights

    The June Programme of Work of the Security Council

    The month began on an unexpected note with consultations on 2 June on a draft resolution on Ukraine, drafted by Russia, the President of the...

    posted on TUE 3 JUN 2014
  6. Insights

    Adoption of the First Stand-alone Resolution on Security Sector Reform

    Tomorrow (28 April) morning, the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open debate on security sector reform (SSR) with the Secretary-General expected to brief...

    posted on SUN 27 APR 2014
  7. Insights

    Security Council Retreat

    The annual Security Council retreat with the Secretary-General will be held early next week—21 and 22 April—in Greentree, New York. The Secretary-General and senior staff...

    posted on THU 17 APR 2014
  8. Insights

    Extraordinary Election to the Security Council

    Tomorrow morning (6 December), the General Assembly will hold an extraordinary election to fill one of the five non-permanent seats in the Security Council for...

    posted on THU 5 DEC 2013
  9. Insights

    2013 Finnish Workshop for Incoming Council Members

    The 11th workshop for incoming members of the Security Council will be held for two days (21-22 November), starting this afternoon,in Long Island, New York....

    posted on THU 21 NOV 2013
  10. Security Council Working Methods

    Annual Debate on Working Methods

    Tomorrow morning (29 October) the Security Council will hold its fourth annual debate on Council working methods. Ambassador María Cristina Perceval (Argentina), the chair of...

    posted on MON 28 OCT 2013