1. Insights

    Open Debate on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism

    On Wednesday 23 April, the Council is expected to convene a high-level open debate on “The role of youth in countering violent extremism and promoting...

    posted on THU 16 APR 2015
  2. Insights

    Burundi Consultations

    Tomorrow afternoon (16 April), Council members will be briefed in consultations by Tayé-Brook Zerihoun, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, on recent developments in Burundi. The...

    posted on WED 15 APR 2015
  3. Insights

    Arria-Formula Meeting on Victims of Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria

    The US has arranged a closed Arria-formula meeting tomorrow morning (16 April) for Council members to hear first-hand accounts of chemical weapons attacks in Syria....

    posted on WED 15 APR 2015
  4. Insights

    Council to Vote on Yemen Resolution

    Tuesday morning (14 April) the Council is expected to hold a vote to adopt a resolution on Yemen. While the situation in the country has...

    posted on MON 13 APR 2015
  5. Insights

    Open Debate on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence

    This Wednesday (15 April), Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zainab Bangura will brief the Security Council ahead of its annual open debate on...

    posted on MON 13 APR 2015
  6. Insights

    Briefing and Consultations on the Political Process and Security Situation in Mali

    Tomorrow (9 April), the Security Council will be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous on the situation in Mali, followed by consultations. Council...

    posted on WED 8 APR 2015
  7. Insights

    Secretary-General’s Retreat with Security Council Members

    The annual Security Council retreat with the Secretary-General will start this evening and continue throughout the day tomorrow (6 and 7 April) in Greentree, New...

    posted on MON 6 APR 2015
  8. Insights

    Consultations on Humanitarian Situation in Yemen

    Security Council members will meet today (Saturday, 4 April) at 11 am for consultations on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, with a focus on the...

    posted on SAT 4 APR 2015
  9. Insights

    Security Council’s April Programme of Work

    Earlier today (2 April) the Council adopted its programme of work for the month. The April programme looks relatively light with 11 formal meetings (nine...

    posted on THU 2 APR 2015
  10. Insights

    Syria Chemical Weapons: New Chlorine Bomb Allegations

    Tomorrow afternoon (2 April), UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane will brief Security Council members on the eighteenth monthly report (S/2015/211) on the...

    posted on WED 1 APR 2015