Tag: Insights on the Middle East

  1. Insights

    Briefing on Gaza by Humanitarian Head and UN Agency for Palestine Refugees

    Tomorrow morning (July 31), the Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza and the recent attacks on UN...

    posted on WED 30 JUL 2014
  2. Insights

    UNAMI Renewal Reflects Need for an Inclusive Government to face ISIS Offensive in Iraq

    Tomorrow (30 July), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution extending the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) for...

    posted on TUE 29 JUL 2014
  3. Syria

    First Briefing under Resolution 2165 on Cross-Border Humanitarian Access in Syria

    Tomorrow morning (30 July), Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos will brief Council members for the first time since the 14 July adoption of resolution...

    posted on TUE 29 JUL 2014
  4. Insights

    Adoption of a Presidential Statement on Gaza

    At 12 am this morning (28 July), the Security Council held an urgent meeting to adopt its first formal outcome on the situation in Israel/Palestine—a...

    posted on MON 28 JUL 2014
  5. Insights

    Iraq and Syria:Presidential Statement on Illicit Oil Trade Financing Terrorism

    A draft presidential statement on illicit oil trade as a source of revenue for terrorists in Iraq and Syria is currently under silence until Monday...

    posted on FRI 25 JUL 2014
  6. Insights

    Arria-Formula Meeting with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria

    Tomorrow (25 July), Security Council members are set to meet with Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro and Karen AbuZayd of the Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry...

    posted on THU 24 JUL 2014
  7. Insights

    Middle East Debate to Focus on Situation in Gaza

    Tomorrow morning (22 July), the Security Council will hold its regular quarterly open debate on the situation in Israel/Palestine with Special Coordinator for the Middle...

    posted on MON 21 JUL 2014
  8. Insights

    Israel/Palestine: Political Affairs Chief to Brief following Israeli Ground Operation in Gaza

    This afternoon at 3 pm(18 July), Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will brief the Security Council on the situation in Israel/Palestine. An urgent meeting...

    posted on FRI 18 JUL 2014
  9. Insights

    Syria: Monday Vote on Draft Resolution on Cross-Border and Cross-Line Humanitarian Access

    On Friday (11 July), the penholders on the humanitarian track on Syria—Australia, Jordan and Luxembourg—put a draft resolution on cross-border and cross-line humanitarian access in...

    posted on SUN 13 JUL 2014
  10. Insights

    Israel/Palestine: Secretary-General to Brief on Escalating Violence in Gaza

    Today (10 July) the Security Council will hold a public meeting on the situation in Israel/Palestine. The meeting was requested by the Arab League, the...

    posted on THU 10 JUL 2014