Dates: SEPTEMBER 2014

  1. Insights

    Briefing on Humanitarian Access in Syria

    Tomorrow morning (30 September), Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos will brief the Security Council on humanitarian access in Syria pursuant to resolutions 2139 and 2165. Her public briefing will be followed by consultations. Amos will present a report for...

    posted on MON 29 SEP 2014
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    Security Council Summit Meeting and Resolution on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

    Tomorrow (24 September), at a Security Council summit meeting, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution addressing the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters and expanding the obligations on member states in responding to this threat. The meeting will...

    posted on TUE 23 SEP 2014
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    Ministerial Debate and Draft Presidential Statement on Iraq and the International Response to ISIS

    Tomorrow afternoon (19 September), US Secretary of State John Kerry will preside over a ministerial debate on Iraq. The debate is an initiative of the US, Council president for September, to demonstrate support for the new Iraqi government as well...

    posted on THU 18 SEP 2014
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    Ukraine Meeting on MH17 Investigation Report

    Following a request from Russia, the Security Council will have a briefing tomorrow morning (19 September) on the Dutch Safety Board’s (DSB) preliminary investigation report (S/2014/657) on the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, which was circulated to the Council...

    posted on THU 18 SEP 2014
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    Security Council Meeting and Resolution on Ebola Crisis

    Tomorrow afternoon (18 September) the Security Council will hold an open debate on the Ebola crisis in West Africa with briefings from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; David Nabarro, the Senior UN System Coordinator for Ebola; Margaret Chan, the Director-General of the...

    posted on WED 17 SEP 2014
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    Debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

    Tomorrow morning (18 September) the Council is scheduled to hold its quarterly debate on the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Afghanistan and head of UNAMA, is expected to brief, while...

    posted on WED 17 SEP 2014
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    Consultations on UN Disengagement Observation Force Following Release of Peacekeepers

    Council members are expecting a briefing in consultations tomorrow (17 September) from Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmund Mulet on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). While consultations had been scheduled to discuss the latest UNDOF report (S/2014/665), tomorrow’s meeting...

    posted on TUE 16 SEP 2014
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    Sudan-South Sudan Informal Interactive Dialogue

    Tomorrow (17 September), the Security Council expects to hold an informal interactive dialogue on Sudan-South Sudan issues with Thabo Mbeki, chair of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP). (Informal interactive dialogues are off-the-record meetings chaired by the Council President and...

    posted on TUE 16 SEP 2014
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    Briefings by the new UN Special Representative for Libya and Sanctions Committee Chair

    On Monday morning (15 September), the Security Council is scheduled to receive a briefing from Bernardino León, the new Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), followed by consultations. The briefing is...

    posted on SUN 14 SEP 2014
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    Debate on UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti

    Tomorrow morning (11 September) the Council is scheduled to hold a debate on Haiti to consider the Secretary-General’s most recent report (S/2014/617) on the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Special Representative of the Secretary-General Sandra Honoré is expected to...

    posted on WED 10 SEP 2014
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    Briefing on Ebola Crisis in Liberia and UN Mission Mandate

    Tomorrow (9 September), Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) Karin Landgren and Ambassador Mårten Grunditz (Sweden), chair of the Liberia Configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) are expected to brief the Security...

    posted on MON 8 SEP 2014
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    Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

    On Monday (8 September), the Security Council will hold an open debate to discuss the Secretary-General’s latest report on children and armed conflict (S/2014/339). Special Representative of the Secretary-General Leila Zerrougui, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF Yoka Brandt and Under-Secretary...

    posted on FRI 5 SEP 2014
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    Council’s September Programme of Work

    This morning (3 September) Council members adopted their provisional programme of work for September. The month got off to a busy start earlier today with a briefing under Any Other Business on the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) by Under-Secretary-General...

    posted on WED 3 SEP 2014