Insights: UN Institutional Issues

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Insights

    Security Council Elections: Options after Saudi Arabia Rejects its Seat

    This morning (18 October) Saudi Arabia issued a Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement announcing that it would not accept membership of the Security Council until...

    posted on FRI 18 OCT 2013
  8. Insights

    Security Council Elections 2013

    Tomorrow (17 October), the General Assembly will hold elections for the Security Council to fill five of the ten non-permanent seats in the Council for...

    posted on WED 16 OCT 2013
  9. Insights

    Wrap-Up Session for April 2013

    Tomorrow morning the Security Council is expected to hold a wrap-up session for the month of April. This will be the third wrap-up session of...

    posted on MON 29 APR 2013
  10. Insights

    Wrap-Up Session for February 2013

    Tomorrow morning (28 February) the Council is expected to hold a wrap-up session for the month. The format will be a private meeting in which...

    posted on WED 27 FEB 2013