Dates: SEPTEMBER 2019

  1. Insights

    Yemen: Briefing and Consultations

    On Monday (16 September), the Security Council will hear briefings on Yemen from Special Envoy Martin Griffiths (via video-teleconference) and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock. Consultations are scheduled to follow the public session. Fighting last month between the Yemeni...

    posted on FRI 13 SEP 2019
  2. Insights

    UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) Presidential Statement

    Tomorrow (12 September), the Security Council is set to adopt a presidential statement on the UN Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA) that expresses support for the work of UNOCA and notes the recommendations of the recent strategic review regarding...

    posted on WED 11 SEP 2019
  3. Insights

    Colombia: Mission Mandate Renewal

    On Thursday (12 September), the Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Verification Mission in Colombia until 25 September 2020. The draft, which was prepared by the UK, was put under silence over...

    posted on WED 11 SEP 2019
  4. Insights

    Council to Renew UNSMIL Mandate

    Tomorrow morning (12 September), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), which is set to expire on 15 September. The situation in Libya Libya’s capital, Tripoli,...

    posted on WED 11 SEP 2019
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    Guinea-Bissau: Briefing and Consultations

    Tomorrow (10 September), the Security Council will hold a briefing, followed by consultations, on Guinea-Bissau. Assistant Secretary-General for Africa Bintou Keita and the chair of the Peacebuilding Commission’s Guinea-Bissau configuration, Ambassador Mauro Vieira (Brazil), are expected to brief. The session...

    posted on MON 9 SEP 2019
  6. Insights

    Security Council Programme of Work for September

    Russia is the president of the Security Council this month. Its presidency will feature a ministerial-level debate late in the month on the cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organisations, with a focus on the role of the...

    posted on TUE 3 SEP 2019