Dates: DECEMBER 2019

  1. Insights

    Arria-formula Meeting on the “Protection of the Environment during Armed Conflict”

    On Monday (9 December), there will be an open Arria-formula meeting on the “Protection of the Environment during Armed Conflict” from 3-6 pm in the Trusteeship Council Chamber at UN headquarters, hosted by Estonia, Germany, Kuwait and Peru. Panelists are...

    posted on SUN 8 DEC 2019
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    Democratic Republic of the Congo Discussion under “Any Other Business”

    Tomorrow (6 December), Security Council members are expected to hold a meeting under “any other business” at the request of the UN Secretariat to discuss the recent insecurity in eastern DRC. Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix is expected to...

    posted on THU 5 DEC 2019
  3. Insights

    Somalia Anti-Piracy Resolution

    Tomorrow (4 December), the Security Council is scheduled to adopt a resolution renewing the authorisation for Somalia anti-piracy measures, which expire on 6 December. As penholder, the US drafted the resolution, which renews the measures with no major changes. The...

    posted on TUE 3 DEC 2019
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    Security Council Programme of Work for December

    The US has the presidency in December. The programme of work focuses largely on regular briefings and mandate renewals and is compressed due to a desire to conclude business by 20 December. Several mandate renewals are anticipated this month on...

    posted on MON 2 DEC 2019