Tag: Insights on the Middle East

  1. Insights

    Open Debate on Protection of Minorities in the Middle East

    On Friday (27 March), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will chair a ministerial-level open debate on the situation of persecuted ethnic or religious minorities in...

    posted on WED 25 MAR 2015
  2. Insights

    Council Emergency Meeting and Presidential Statement on Yemen

    This afternoon (22 March) the Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Yemen at Jordan’s request. The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser, Jamal Benomar, will brief...

    posted on SUN 22 MAR 2015
  3. Insights

    Syria Chemical Weapons: Draft Resolution and Consultations

    This afternoon (5 March), UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane will brief Security Council members on the seventeenth monthly report (S/2015/138) on the...

    posted on THU 5 MAR 2015
  4. Insights

    Adoption of Resolution Renewing Yemen Sanctions Regime

    Tomorrow morning (Tuesday, 24 February), the Security Council will adopt a resolution that extends the Yemen assets freeze and travel ban sanctions measures until 26...

    posted on MON 23 FEB 2015
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    Arria-Formula Meeting with the Commission of Inquiry on Syria

    Tomorrow morning (20 February), Security Council members are set to meet with the Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry on Syria in a closed Arria-formula...

    posted on THU 19 FEB 2015
  6. Insights

    Syria Special Envoy to Brief on Discussions toward an Aleppo Freeze Zone

    Tomorrow afternoon (17 February), Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will deliver his second briefing to Council members on efforts to facilitate a negotiated...

    posted on MON 16 FEB 2015
  7. Yemen

    Council to Adopt Resolution on Yemen

    The Security Council is expected to adopt later today (15 February) a resolution on Yemen. On Friday afternoon (13 February), the UK circulated a draft...

    posted on SUN 15 FEB 2015
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    Briefing and Consultations on Yemen’s Political Crisis

    Tomorrow morning (12 February), the Council will have a briefing followed by consultations on the ongoing political crisis and rapidly deteriorating security situation in Yemen....

    posted on WED 11 FEB 2015
  9. Insights

    Syria: Chemical Weapons Consultations & OPCW Vote on Fact-Finding Reports

    Tomorrow (6 February), UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane will brief Security Council members on the sixteenth monthly report (S/2015/56) on the implementation...

    posted on THU 5 FEB 2015
  10. Insights

    Briefing on Deteriorating Situation in Yemen

    Tomorrow morning (20 January), the Council is expected to hold consultations on Yemen with Special Adviser of the Secretary-General Jamal Benomar briefing via video tele-conference....

    posted on MON 19 JAN 2015