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    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
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    Briefing on Homs, Syria

    Later today, Council members are set to be briefed by Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos and Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernández-Taranco in...

    posted on THU 17 APR 2014
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    Briefing on Myanmar

    Tomorrow morning (17 April), the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, will brief Council members during informal consultations under “any other business”. It appears...

    posted on WED 16 APR 2014
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    Arria-Formula Meeting with the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

    Tomorrow afternoon (17 April), Australia, France and the US have convened an Arria formula meeting with the members of the commission of inquiry on the...

    posted on WED 16 APR 2014
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    Meeting on the Human Rights Situation in Ukraine

    This afternoon, the Council will hold a public meeting on the situation in Ukraine at the request of Lithuania. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan...

    posted on WED 16 APR 2014
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    Prevention and Fight Against Genocide Briefing

    Tomorrow (16 April), the Council will hold a briefing on “threats to international peace and security: prevention and fight against genocide”, to commemorate the 20th...

    posted on TUE 15 APR 2014
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    “Arria-formula” meeting on Detention in Syria and the “Caesar” Report

    Tomorrow morning (15 April), Council members will convene for an “Arria-formula” meeting organised by France with a focus on detention of Syrians by the Syrian...

    posted on MON 14 APR 2014
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    Resolution Establishing UN Peacekeeping Mission in CAR

    Tomorrow (10 April), the Council is set to adopt a resolution establishing the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until...

    posted on WED 9 APR 2014
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    Consultations on UN Mission in South Sudan and Sudan-South Sudan

    The Council is scheduled to hold consultations on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and on Sudan/South Sudan issues tomorrow morning. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping...

    posted on WED 9 APR 2014
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    Briefing by the High Commissioner for Human Rights

    Tomorrow morning (8 April), High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay will brief Security Council members on the situations in the Central African Republic (CAR),...

    posted on MON 7 APR 2014